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'P' Dance Name ▼▲ Origin: Creator/Choreographer | NoteSee Also:Date
Paul Jones USA aka: Old Paul Jones Arkansas Traveler -
Pachanga (Cha) Cuba/USA said to be created by Eduardo Davidson Cha | Mambo | Salsa | Le Frisson | La Bimbi | Viva La Pachanga 1960's
Pachuko Hop USA - Zoot Suit Riots | Swing | Lindy Hop 1940's?
Padovana Italy Antonio Rotta? Pavane | Passamezzo | 6/8 1546
Palais Glide London Offshoot of the Lambeth Walk Lambeth Walk 1939
Palesteena Foxtrot USA a Foxtrot Variation Original Dixieland Jazz Band 1900's
Palm Beach Walk USA - Kinkajou | Dixie Stomp 1927
Paloléo Spain shrine of Sta Maria Del Essar - 1500's?
Pambiche - aka: Merengue | Palm Beach see: Merengue -
Pan American Glide USA Dance Masters Of America Golden West | New Three Step | Gaby Glide | Sea Sick Glide etc 1914
Pannier Waltz USA? - Turkey Trot | Bunny Hug | Grizzly Bear | Tiger | Horse Trot | Shivers | Waltz | Boston Dip etc. 1912's
Pantomime (Mime) Rome Romans Mime | Mute | Act | Robot | Break Dancing | Phlyakes | Mimus | Comedian | Jester 1st cent AD
Papaltatsa Maxixe New York (Jenny) Dolly Sisters Maxixe | Harry Fox | Singers 1914
Paresis Glide Paris Miss Florence Heaton a Glide dance with various steps of the day thrown in 1914
Parisienne Tango New York? Joan Sawyer Leslie F. Clendenens | Dance Mad 1910's
Pas de Soleure - National dance - -
Pas Italian - - - -
Pasillo Colombiano Columbia similar to Cuban Bolero in 6/8 Bolero -
Pas de Brabant France aka: Breban | Saltarello Saltarello -
Pas de Quatre Scotland Meyer Lutz | at Gaiety Theater aka: Barn Dance 1860's
Pas Ma La, the USA? An exceptional comedy dancer. Song: La Pas Ma La | Introduced by Ernest Hogan and the Georgia Graduates. Black Patti Troubadours | The Smart Set. Place hand on head | Walk Forward then Hop back three steps with knees bent with gestures. Mentions the Bombishay | Eagle Rock | Turkey Trot 1895
Paso Doble Spain see also Spanish Dance Two-Step | Paseo | Spanish | Salsa | Latin | La Corrida Song-1963, 1800's?
Passacaglia Spain Jean Baptiste Lully aka: Passacallie Stately | Court | Suite | Louis XIV | Slow Dance -3/4 | Long Gliss'es | arms at sides. Chacona | Sarabande 1600's
Pasadena, The USA George Dodsworth Waltz or Two Step 1895
Pass The Ammunition USA Arthur Murray Praise The Lord | Big Apple 1943
Passa - Mezzo Italy (passare | to walk | mezzo | half) was a slow dance 4/4. Pavane | Galliard | Minuet | Queen Elizabeth 1550's
Passamesa Italy aka: Pavane Pavane | Payan | Pavin | Passamezzo 1546
Passe-Passe Italy? aka: Quadrille - 1800's
Passe-Pied France | Brittany aka: Rigaudon & Fast Minuet Branle | Bouree | Minuet | Rigaudon 1500's
Passion Dance Atlantic City? Delorita - 1896
Pastoral England Dance Master: Mr Issac Royal, the | Rigadoon | Princess | Union | $Pastorale* 1713
Patch - Tanz - Jewish Jewish Folk Dance | Folk Dance | Square -
Pattin' Juba USA See: Juba! William Henry Lane -
Patti - Cake Jive USA - Hand Jive? 1950's
Pavane Italy aka: Passamesa & Padovana Pavin | Panicin | Stately | Court | Contra 1508
Pavanilla Italiana Italy aka: Pavane Pavane | Passamessa 1608
Pavlova Gavotte France Anna Pavlova Gavotte | Pays de Gap 1913
Peabody New York William Frank Peabody (Lt.- N.Y.P.D.) Foxtrot | One-Step | Quickstep | March | Ragtime 1915
Peacock Dance Italy see: Pavane Pavane 1508
Peacock Glide USA? - Hitchy Coo | Turkey Trot | Bunny Hug | Grizzly Bear | etc 1913's
Peacock Strut United Kingdom Similar to the Turkey Trot Ballin The Jack | Baltimore Buzz etc. 1910's
Peckin' Los Angeles | CA Choclateers | Mae Diggs/ Nicholas Bros. Introduced at Sebastian's Cotton Club in Los Angeles-1934: also Cotton Club Express-1937 | Yanvallou Dance | Dahomean Dance 1934
Pedestal Dance USA Gigue and Minstrel dancers See: Gigue | Tap | Clog | Henry Dixey 1800's
Pee Wee Herman Dance USA Pee Wee Herman Running Man | Cabbage Patch | Electric Slide | Centipede | The Ant | Rock Lobster | Safety Dance 1980's
Peek A Boo Dance - Amateur Strippers Strip | Burlesque 1940's
Peelin' The Peach New York - Pose n' Peck | Lindy | Big Apple | Little Apple | Swing | Truckin' 1937
Pelota - - - -
Pericon Argentina Argentina's Nat'l. Dance Folk | Waltz | Tango | Gaucho -
Periconas Chili (Quellón region) may be related to the Pericon -
Périgourdine Périgord, FR. Sung by dancers in duple time - old?
Pernambuco ? - - Ray Bolger -
Peruvian Dance Peru - Indian | Andalusian | Spanish | Ballet | Minuet | Folk -
Phaiakian Dance Greek? - - -
Philadelphia Boston Philadelphia? A one step waltz aka: One Step Waltz / Long Boston / Drop Step | Berceuse / Cradle Boston 1910's
Philadelphia Drag Philadelphia? Anna Wheaton & Sydney Grant Varsity Drag | Walkin' The Dog | Gilda Glide | Hoffman Glide | Gaby Glide 1913?
Philadelphia Twist Philadelphia? - - 1910's?
Piccadilly Crawl - - Ragtime Dance 1912's
Piccolino, The USA Fred Astaire | Top Hat Carioca | Yam | Continental 1930's
Pickford Polka New York Oscar Duryea | Created For Mary Pickford   ?
Pickin' Cotton New York - George White | Ann Pennington 1928
Pie De Jibao Spain Jibado (hunchbacked) | Danced as couples Spanish Dance | Jibado | Court 1560
Pigeon Walk - James V. Monaco this was a Fox-trot 1912
Piva Italy Peasant dance | Dbl steps to quick tempo. Court | Musette | Hornpipe | Ballo | Sokti 1400's?
Plantation Dance - - - 1800's?
Plesiosaurian Glide Buenos Aires From Argentina | debut in Philadelphia Tango 1922
Plugge-dansen Holland - A kind of Fandango -
Plymouth Rock, the USA Arthur Murray - 1956
Polacco Mazovie | Poland Sister dance of the Mazourka/Mazurka See: Mazourka -
Polka Czechoslovakia Anna Chadimová-Slezak (Bohemian) Galop | Redowa | Mazurka | Rabb | Mazourka | Gavotte | Pulka 1822
Polka, Grecian Bend USA? Morlacchi Galop | Redowa | Mazurka | Rabb | Mazourka | Gavotte | Pulka | Ballet 1850's
Polka Tremblante Bohemia See: Polka Galop | Redowa | Mazurka | Rabb | Mazourka | Gavotte | Pulka 1840's?
Polka-Mazur (Polka Mazourka) Russia Princess Marie Nicolaewna. (Basically a waltz | even though the name) Galop | Redowa | Mazurka | Rabb | Mazourka | Gavotte | Pulka 1830
Polka Redowa - - - 1852
Polo Trot USA Arthur Murray ? Fox-trot 1925
Polonaise Poland Originally a Military March. War dance | March | Waltz | Russian | Mazurka. Women came into the dance in the 1645. 1585
Polovetzian Dances - - Choral dances -
Pols Sweden Mix of Swedish and Norwegian country dance - -
Polska Sweden 3/4 Hambo | Polskor | Bingsjöpolska | Bodapolska | Orsapolska | Rättvikspolska | Slängpolska | Wedding, -
Polskor Scandinavia aka: Polska | Couples dance - -
Pompeiien Dance Pompeii? aka: Pompeien dance Salome | Belly dance -
Pop Goes the Weasel England - Country Dance | Square Dance | Hornpipe | VA. Reel | De Coverly -
Pope's Dance (see Furlana) Campieli, Italy aka: La Popette | Furlana. Pope Pius X aka Furlana | Furlane | Forlana | Frullana and Friulana | La Popette | a courtship dance 1583 (1780's)
Popette, la (see Furlana) Campieli, Italy aka: Pope's Dance | Furlana | Pope Pius X | Furlane | Forlana | Frullana and Friulana | Pope's Dance | a courtship dance 1583 (1780's)
Pordon Dantza Basque? aka: Lance Dance Battle of Beotibar | edo carrica dantza -
Porro Columbia Similar to Rumba | 2/4 Rumba -
Port-au-Prince - - - -
Pose and a Peck New York? Arthur Murray Swing | Peelin' The Peach | Suzy-Q 1937
Posin' New York? Arthur Murray? Swing | Peckin' | Truckin | Big Apple | Jitterbug 1930's
Possum Trot - Consisted of a series of fast | flat hops - 1910's
Pousse Cafe - Ms. Winn and Mr. Evans Dance Mixture 1910's
Praise The Lord, Pass the Ammunition USA Arthur Murray Posin' | Pose and A Peck | Kick The Mule | Suzy Q | Big Apple | Little Apple. 1940's
Promenade Waltz USA Dance Masters of America (DOMA) - 1896
Mobile Prance | the - see: Sheet Music Cover Prance | Two-Step | March 1909
Prestilio Portugal' - Folia | Fado | Mouresca | Baixa 1700's
Prince Of Wales Foxtrot USA National Institute of Social Dancing Foxtrot. Named in honor of the dancing Prince 1923
Princess Rajah Dance USA American Mutoscope & Biograph Co. 1904 Edison | Biograph | Mutoscope films | Belly dance | Turkish 1904's
Pull It, the USA Similar to the 'Break-Away' in Lindy Hop (Eph & Dinah Skits) Medicine Shows | Gillies | Lindy Hop 1910's
Purity Dance, The USA J.B. Caldwell. (Dance to combat the Wiggle dances. Couple dance 6 inches apart and lead holds Handkerchief in Rt. Hand to discourage Hugging dances.. Bunny Hug | Grizzly Bear etc. 1914
Push Tulsa, Oklahoma aka: Tulsa Push / Texas Push Whip | West Coast | Shag | Swing | Lindy Hop | Jitterbug 1968?
Pussyfoot Prance - see: Sheet Music Cover - 191?
Pyrrhic Dance Greece aka: Armed Dance | Goddess Rhea | Cervantes War dance | Bracelet | Bacchanalia | Apollo & Rhea | Hymenaea | Labyrinth | Mythology | men in armor. B.C.

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