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_West Side Story_ and _Fiddler on the Roof_ choreographer

Jerome Robbins

2

Sailor's dance

hornpipe

3

Italian dance

Tarantella

4

Joffrey Ballet's current home

Chicago

5

Singin' in the Rain dancer and choreographer

Gene Kelly

6

Denishawn Dance school founders

Ted Shawn and Ruth st. Denis

7

Native Amerian ballerinas from Oklahoma

Maria and Marjorie Tallchief

8

Vernon Castle's ballroom dancing partner

Irene (Foote) Castle

9

Argentine (seductive) dance

Tango

10

Classic 1948 ballet film

_The Red Shoes_

11

Theater Baryshnikov directed from 1980-89

American Ballet Theater

12

Court dance of Louis XIV

Minuet

13

Spanish dance with one hand over head

Bolero

14

Maria Tallchief's husband

George Balanchine

15

George Balanchine established this theater

New York City Ballet

16

Cuban line dance

Conga

17

_Grand Hotel_ choreographer

Tommy Tune

18

Defected from the Kirov Ballet in 1961

Rudolph Nureyev

19

Ballet move bending at the knee

Plié

20

Spanish dance with castanets

Fandango

21

Number of classical ballet positions

Five

22

Tango relative

Mambo

23

Brazilian dances

Lambada and Samba

24

_Dying Swan_ ballerina

Anna Pavlova

25

Tap dancer who danced with Shirley Temple

Bill "Bojangles" Robinson

26

other Stravinsky ballets (i.e. besides _Petrushka_)

_Firebird_; _The Rite of Spring_

27

British ballet theater

Royal Ballet

28

movie _Hair_ choreographer

Twyla Tharp

29

"Vulgar" French dance

Can Can

30

Impressario who founded Ballet Russe

Sergei Diaghilev

31

Ballet dance for two

Pas de deux

32

Radio City Music Hall dancers

Rockettes

33

Choreographer of _Rodeo_ and _Oklahoma!_

Agnes de Mille

34

1940s-50s jive dance

Jitterbug

35

1911 Igor Stravinsky puppet ballet

_Petrushka_

36

Polish national dance

Mazurka

37

English-Irish dance

Jig

38

Ballet move extending one leg straight back 90 degrees

Arabesque

39

Fred Astaire's sister

Adele Astaire

40

British ballerina known as Margot Hookham

Margot Fonteyn

41

American Dance Theater founder

Alvin Ailey

42

_The Tap Dance Kid_ star

Savion Glover

43

Defected from the Bolshoi Ballet in 1974

Mikhail Baryshnikov (Misha)

44

Bohemian dance

Polka

45

Chicago Ballet founder

Maria Tallchief

46

Ballerina who defected from the Kirov Ballet in 1970

Natalia Makarova

47

_Top Hat_ and _The Gay Divorcee_ dancer

Fred Astaire

48

Peter Tschaikovsky ballets

_Swan Lake_ ;_Sleeping Beauty_

49

Andelusian (gypsy) dance

Flamenco

50

Moscow Square ballet theater

Bolshoi

51

Court dance

Pavan

52

Famous burlesque stripper

Gypsy Rose Lee

53

Ukranian-born dancer who came to the U.S. in 1916

Vaslav Nijinsky

54

Famous fan dancer

Sally Rand

55

_Dance Party_ host

Arthur Murray

56

_Afternoon of a Faun_ choreographer

Vaslav Nijinsky

57

Black St. Louis born dancer who lived in France

Josephine Baker

58

Moscow School of Dance founder

Isadora Duncan

59

_Appalachian Spring_ choreographer

Martha Graham

60

3/4 time Viennese dance

Waltz

61

St. Petersburg ballet theater

Kirov