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1940s-50s jive dance

Jitterbug

2

Defected from the Bolshoi Ballet in 1974

Mikhail Baryshnikov (Misha)

3

Defected from the Kirov Ballet in 1961

Rudolph Nureyev

4

Theater Baryshnikov directed from 1980-89

American Ballet Theater

5

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

Vaslav Nijinsky

6

George Balanchine established this theater

New York City Ballet

7

British ballet theater

Royal Ballet

8

Joffrey Ballet's current home

Chicago

9

St. Petersburg ballet theater

Kirov

10

Moscow Square ballet theater

Bolshoi

11

Peter Tschaikovsky ballets

_Swan Lake_ ;_Sleeping Beauty_

12

other Stravinsky ballets (i.e. besides _Petrushka_)

_Firebird_; _The Rite of Spring_

13

1911 Igor Stravinsky puppet ballet

_Petrushka_

14

Andelusian (gypsy) dance

Flamenco

15

Sailor's dance

hornpipe

16

British ballerina known as Margot Hookham

Margot Fonteyn

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3/4 time Viennese dance

Waltz

18

Court dance of Louis XIV

Minuet

19

"Vulgar" French dance

Can Can

20

Tango relative

Mambo

21

Italian dance

Tarantella

22

Spanish dance with castanets

Fandango

23

Spanish dance with one hand over head

Bolero

24

Polish national dance

Mazurka

25

Cuban line dance

Conga

26

Brazilian dances

Lambada and Samba

27

Bohemian dance

Polka

28

English-Irish dance

Jig

29

Argentine (seductive) dance

Tango

30

Court dance

Pavan

31

_Dying Swan_ ballerina

Anna Pavlova

32

Ballet move extending one leg straight back 90 degrees

Arabesque

33

Ballet move bending at the knee

Plié

34

Number of classical ballet positions

Five

35

Radio City Music Hall dancers

Rockettes

36

Denishawn Dance school founders

Ted Shawn and Ruth st. Denis

37

_The Tap Dance Kid_ star

Savion Glover

38

_Dance Party_ host

Arthur Murray

39

Fred Astaire's sister

Adele Astaire

40

_Top Hat_ and _The Gay Divorcee_ dancer

Fred Astaire

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Famous burlesque stripper

Gypsy Rose Lee

42

Famous fan dancer

Sally Rand

43

Black St. Louis born dancer who lived in France

Josephine Baker

44

Tap dancer who danced with Shirley Temple

Bill "Bojangles" Robinson

45

Ballerina who defected from the Kirov Ballet in 1970

Natalia Makarova

46

Singin' in the Rain dancer and choreographer

Gene Kelly

47

Ballet dance for two

Pas de deux

48

Classic 1948 ballet film

_The Red Shoes_

49

_West Side Story_ and _Fiddler on the Roof_ choreographer

Jerome Robbins

50

Choreographer of _Rodeo_ and _Oklahoma!_

Agnes de Mille

51

_Appalachian Spring_ choreographer

Martha Graham

52

Vernon Castle's ballroom dancing partner

Irene (Foote) Castle

53

movie _Hair_ choreographer

Twyla Tharp

54

Maria Tallchief's husband

George Balanchine

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_Afternoon of a Faun_ choreographer

Vaslav Nijinsky

56

Chicago Ballet founder

Maria Tallchief

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American Dance Theater founder

Alvin Ailey

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Moscow School of Dance founder

Isadora Duncan

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Native Amerian ballerinas from Oklahoma

Maria and Marjorie Tallchief

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Impressario who founded Ballet Russe

Sergei Diaghilev

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_Grand Hotel_ choreographer

Tommy Tune