Hints & Tips

FREE Hints & Tips

by Dawn Devine and Barry Brown

This booklet is designed to provide some solid basic information about dance costuming. Hints & Tips is a collection of my top-tips for dancers. Tips cover the breadth of the dance world, from how to select your costumes to caring for your dance wardrobe. We hope you enjoy this booklet.

Hints & Tips

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Hints & Tips FAQ

Is this the same as the Hints & Tips booklet I purchased?
For the most part, this booklet is the same. We have removed a few illustrations, added others and reformated the text to fit standard paper so it will print out neatly. The cover art is new. Other images have been pulled from Costuming from the Hip, From Turban to Toe Ring and Bedlah, Baubles and Beads . There are also a few new hints and tips scattered throughout the booklet and a beefed up bibliography.
Can I copy this booklet and share it with my students?
If you like our booklet and would like to use it as a handout in your classes, feel free to copy it and distribute it as-is. Please include the front cover and our contact information with the copies.
Our dance club/group/organization has a newsletter. Can we reprint portions of this booklet?
As long as you include our byline with our name and website address, portions of this booklet can be included in other not-for-profit publications. If you have any questions, please contact me at davina@davina.us.
Will you still be selling the original Hints & Tips booklet?
If you cannot print out a copy of the new electronic version of the Hints and Tips booklet, you will soon be able to order it through our website. The original version of Hints and Tips with the blue cover is officially out of print.
How Do I Read the Hints & Tips Booklet?
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