Dance Costume Shop

Dance Costume Shop

The UNCSA Dance Costume Shop is the professional costume shop of the School of Dance. Since early in the School’s history, the elevated quality of performances presented by the School of Dance has demanded a full time staff to focus solely on constructing dancewear for both Contemporary and Ballet productions.

Our costumes, ranging from classical tutus to intricate stretch-wear, are often requested for rental by both pre-professional dance schools and professional companies around the country. Costumes in our stock include the re-constructions of classic pieces from Balanchine to Cunningham, as well as new designs by renowned designers such as David Huval and Eduardo Sicangco, and local designers including Carolyn Fay and Kathryn Grillo.

Providing our students and our audience members the opportunity to experience the splendor of exemplary dance costumes is a passion that we continue to uphold since the original vision of Christina Gianinni, the shop’s founding Dance Costume Designer.

The Dance Costume Shop is open during the school year, Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 336 -770-3211.

Costume Rental Packages


La Bayadere “Shades”- Petipa
Raymonda- Petipa
Paquita- Petipa
Don Quixote- Petipa
Les Sylphides- Fokine
Jeux- Nijinsky
Scotch Symphony- Balanchine
Steadfast Tin Soldier- Balanchine
Serenade- Balanchine
Symphonie Concertante- Balanchine
La Sonnambula- Balanchine
Theme and Variations- Balanchine
Valse Fantasie- Balanchine
Symphony in C- Balanchine
LaSource- Balanchine
Rubies- Balanchine
Donizetti Variations- Balanchine
Salute- Kobborg
Les Pantineurs- Ashton
Birthday Offering- Ashton
La Fille Mal Guardee- Ashton
Graduation Ball- David Lichine
Flower Festival- Bournonville
Intermezzo No. 1- Elliot Felds
Pas de Quatre- Perrot
Sleeping Beauty- Act III
Swan Lake- Act II, III
Petal- Pickett
The Scarlet Letter


The Unsung- Limon
Concerto Grosso- Limon
Beachbirds- Cunningham
Change of Address- Cunningham
Sounddance- Cunningham
Duets- Cunningham
Duets- Forsyth
Dead Man- Bill T. Jones
Kingdom- Keigwin
Rite of Spring- Shen Wei
Lacrymosa- Edward Stierle
Esplenade- Taylor
Douce Coupe- Tharp
Rodeo- Agnes DeMille

Additionally, we have many beautiful costumes for ballet and contemporary pieces created for our faculty and guest choreographers. Find UNCSA Dance Costume Shop on Facebook to view photos of our various productions.

Marissa McCullough
Wardrobe Supervisor
(336) 770-3211