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'R' Dance Name ▼▲ Origin: Creator/Choreographer | NoteSee Also:Date
Rabbit Dance Germany - Bunny Hug 1914
Rabbit Hop USA - - 1917?
Racenitza for Three Bulgaria - - -
Racket, the USA - Galop 1911
Racquet - aka: Newport | Knickerbocker Waltz | Galop 1888
Raftero, The Hollywood Carole Lombard and George Raft (Paramounts Bolero Movie) | Bolero 1930's
Rag (time) Dance USA A "Shuffling | Syncopated unnamed "Negro Dance" Song. Grizzly Bear | Texas Tommy | Bunny Hug | One Step | Turkey Trot 1906-08
Rag Doll Dance USA Danced by Miss Austin | Performed - 1893- Kirmess Opera House - 1890's
Raggedy Ann - A Foxtrot Dance - 1924
Rag Time Waltz USA Basically used ragtime dance patterns in the Hesitatio and Boston Waltz. Hesitation Waltz | Boston Waltz 1913
Rak Bavaria - Animal -
Raks Sharki (Sharqi) India aka: Dance Oriental / Belly Dance. (One of the worlds oldest dances) Belly Dance | Oriental Dance | Raks Farruh | Oryantal Tansi | Raks I Shahane | Erotic dance | Middle East | Egypt B.C.
Rastro Spain? - Jacara | Piva | Sarabande | Tarraga 1600's?
Recreational Dance (r) - Term coined by John Martin-1938 | aka: Poor Social Dancer. Ballroom | Folk | Swing | Country | Latin (a different meaning than Social) 1938
Redowa So. Germany aka: redjovet (Bohemian dance) | Introduced to Paris 1845 Waltz | Polka | Mazurka 1820's
Redowa Schottische - E. W. Masters aka: Five Step Schottische | New Schottische 1871
Reel O' Tulloch Tulloch, Scotland The original Reel | (see: reels) Highland Fling | Reels | Sailors Hornpipe | Jig | Strathspey -
Reels Tulloch, Scotland aka: Jiggety Reels. Scottish and Irish folk dance. Jig | Wing | Round | Reel O Tulloch | Virginia reel | Buck | Clog | Square | Hornpipe | Strathspey 16th?
Reigen Germany Folk Roundelay (Round) type dance Roundelay | Hora | Khorovod | Hay | Reye -
Renaissance Dances European Consisted of many dances and people Thoinot Arbeau | Fabrito Caroso | Cesare Negri | Swords | Fans | Branles | Pavane | Minuet 1550-1650
Reno Glide Reno | NV. USA A spoof on "Easy Divorces" in Reno | NV. Texas Tommie | Horse Trot | Banana Peel Glide | Gaby Glide | Gilda Glide | Sea Sick Glide etc 1912's
Retro Swing California Basically just double Time East Coast Swing | using Kicks and a Flick Step (Instead of a Rock Step) from the 1950's. There is a scene in 'I Love Lucy' with Lucy & Arthur Walsh doing this basic style/step IE: Kick-Step | Kick Step | Flick Step! aka: East Coast Swing | Jump Swing | Double Time Swing | Neo Swing | Jitterbug 1995's
Revolutionary Rhythm USA Introduced in the Film Illusion with Nancy Carrol - 1913
Reye, The - Chaucerian | aka: Hay Hay | Roundelay M. Ages
Rhinelander Bavaria aka: Schottische Polka Tremblante | Hungarian Waltz 1850's
Rhumba (Rumba) Cuba Son dance of Cuba. US - Quinn and Sawyer Rumba | Mambo | Son | Samba | Cha-Cha | Night Club 2 step 1913
Richmond, The France? Dance Master - Issac - 1700's
Rigaudon (Rigadon) Marseilles, France Dance Master Rigaud (Non Contact/ Traveling dance). Passe-Pied | Bouree' | Montagnardes | Jig | Rigoletto | Jean Baptiste Lully 1485
Rigadoon Royal France Dance Master Issac - 1710
Rigoletto France? - Passe-Pied | Bouree | Montagnardes | Jig | Rigaudon | Jean Baptiste Lully -
Ring Shout, the West Africa Origin of many elements of other dances derived from the ring shout dance. Derived of the Kabba Ring Dance | Circle Dance | Walk-around | Juba Dance | Spiritual dance | Holy 1700's?
Ritz, The USA - Flapper Walk | Camel Walk | French Tango 1924
Ritz Carlton - - Became a Waltz Step 1937
Robot, the - 1980's Freestyle Fad Dance. Precursor to Break dancing. Cabbage Patch | Peewee Dance | Electric Slide | The Centipede | Rock Lobster 1970's
Rock & Roll (swing) USA Swing renamed Swing | Lindy | West Coast | Jitterbug | Retro | Push | Whip etc. | (Also means "freestyle /solo dancing) 1950's
Rock and Roll ( (freestyle)) USA meaning "Freestyle" when the Twist came into play. Twist | Lindy | Jitterbug | Watusi | Frug etc. 1960's
Rock and Roll (German) Germany Two Types: Acrobatic and Classic Style. Jive | East Coast | Charleston |
aka: European Rock & Roll
1950's
Rock Dancing USA Italian Ballet Dance on instep Ballet 1890's
Rock Lobster USA 1980s Freestyle Fad Dance Cabbage Patch | Peewee Dance | Electric Slide | The Centipede | the Robot 1980's
Rocker, the London - A Waltz | Hesitation 1919
Roegarze France Folk Dance | Renaissance Period Folk | Court Dance -
Sir Roger de Coverly England Named after Addisons "Sir Roger de Coverly" | (became Virginia Reel) Virginia Reel | Old Paul Jones | Arkansas Traveler | Virginia Essence 1650
Romaiika Greece Heroic Suliote Women of Greece Sacred dance of Greece 1803?
Romaine or Romanesque Italy aka: Galliard Cing-Pas | Romanesca | Galliard | Gagliarde | -
Rondeña Malaga, Spain - Jaleo | Fandango 1500s?
Rondeau Gascon, The France? Dance Master Issac King Henry | Flute-Flagolete | (Outdoor dance by Torches) 1700's
Rondo | The England Originally a "Round dance" Folk | Square | Round dance -
Ronrico, the USA Ramon and Renita Billed as the New Rhumba | (Universal Newsreel 1937). combined Cuban and Puerto Rican rhythms. 1937
Rope Dance - Basically jump rope to music - -
Rouergoise Rouergue, France A precise and elegant dance - -
Round (Dances) Bohemia A form of couples group dancing, may also Sing! Ronde | Rondo | Square | Quadrilles | Courante -
Roundel (ay) - Folk couple circle dances | couples join hands. Khorovod | Hora | Reigen | Hay M. Ages
Royal, the France Dance Master "Issac" - 1700's
Royal Galliard France Dance Master "Issac" - 1710's
Royal Portuguese France Dance Master "Issac" - 1700's
Rumba Cuba The" Son dance" of Cuba. Quinn and Sawyer Rhumba | Mambo | Son | Samba | Cha-Cha 1913-40?
Rustemul So. Romania (Stamping & Quick Syncopation's) Joc De Legana | Alunelul | Folk -
Ruth & Simon - Fancy dance? - 1800's
Rye Waltz - - Waltz | Polka | Valse | Walzer | Volta 1890's

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