Code of Conduct - Policies & Procedures 




Members are responsible for obtaining and caring for a complete ensemble for performances. Assistance may be available. Please contact the Director of Artistic Operations with questions. Members are also responsible to keep their costume items clean and in good repair.

Seattle Men’s Chorus:

  • Black, standard, single breasted notched-lapel tuxedo and pants

  • Black bow tie and cummerbund

  • White, standard pleat, wing collar tux shirt

  • Black studs and cufflinks (it doesn’t matter if gold or silver)

  • Black dress shoes, preferably not patent leather, with black socks

  • No light catching jewelry except stud earrings and rings


Seattle Women’s Chorus:

  • Black stardust top and palazzo pants (custom ordered by Director of Artistic Operations)

  • Shoes must be black (not patent leather), closed toe, closed heal (no straps), with a rise no greater than 1 inch. A simple black slip-on shoe is perfect. Stockings or knee-highs should be opaque black (not sheer).

  • Bras must be worn with your performance attire. The bra must be black with straps that are not seen at the neck line.

  • No light catching jewelry except stud earrings and rings


Special Costumes:

From time to time, the Artistic Director will designate a certain costuming guideline for a show that can often be met with items from your personal wardrobe or purchased at a reasonable price from one of the many used clothing stores.