Dance Teachers: Please Put Some Clothes On Your Students

A fantastic article challenging the choice of costuming in today’s day and age. A really interesting read!

Dreaming With Your Feet

Dance Teachers, we need to talk. You have got to stop sending children out to dance in public in their underwear. Maybe you’ve added some rhinestones to that underwear or maybe you’ve strategically placed a piece of chiffon somewhere but come on…underwear is underwear and we all know it.

And Dance Parents, you shouldn’t allow your children to do this, even if your Dance Teacher thinks its okay.

I go to dance recitals and competitions and feel like I’m in “The Emperor’s New Clothes.” Surely I’m not the only adult among the hundreds in attendance who thinks it’s inappropriate to send kids on stage to dance in their knickers. Am I?

You may be wondering what qualifies me to state such an opinion, so here are my credentials:

  • I’ve been involved in dance either as a student, a performer or a teacher since somewhere around 1963.
  • I started my daughter’s…

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5 thoughts on “Dance Teachers: Please Put Some Clothes On Your Students

  1. thflg says:

    She’s a typical liberal busy-body obsessed with offense, insisting that she knows better than the parents so they better listen! She goes so far as to list a resume, if you want to call it that.
    She danced, she was a Mom, she taught challenged kids to dance. Yay, so have many other people. But she’s the one sexualizing kids, normal folks just see dancing. I can imagine her in a different era arguing against women’s trousers, or the bikini, or some day soon, maybe for the burka. Take care of your own kids lady, we’ll do the same.

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