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Dance Styles Index: V

Streetswings Dance History Archives lists Dance Styles / Types that start with the letter V. There are thousands of dance information pages on this site ... If not on this list try using the search feature above, It may not be listed here yet.   Also See: Dancers Index Listings: 'V'

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Dance Name Origin Notes|Creator See Also Date
Valse Germany La Valse a Deux temps Waltz | Boston | Landler 1800
Valse Belvedere London? Created by Charles Gardner n/a 1908
Valse Chaloupe Paris, FR. Created by Art Students of the Latin Quarter in Paris and danced at the Montmartre Basically just a Lively Tango with the Luncheon Lurch n/a
Valses chilotes Chili n/a Valse n/a
Valse Deshabille n/a Created by Miss Karina Burlesque | Edison Silent Films 1902
Valse a Deaux Temps n/a See: Boston | Valse | Waltz | Volta | Gallop Waltz | Boston | Landler | Valse | Gallop 1830's
Valse L' American Paris, FR. n/a Waltz | Boston | Landler | Valse 1866
Valse Maurice New York Maurice and Walton Waltz | Boston | Landler 1918-?
Valse Viennese, the London? Created by Mme. Adele Collier Waltz | Valse | a Novelty dance 1908
Vampire Dance, The USA Alice Eis & Bert French 1913 "the Vampire" Movie was a Ballroom specialty 1913
Varieties Parisienne, Les Paris Professor J. Vegas | Society of Professors of Dancing (New Orleans) Quadrille 1800's
Varsity Drag, The New York Donald Tomkins | Good News (Play) Slow Drag | Collegiate | Zelma O'Neil 1920's
Varsovienne Warsaw In Honor of Mt. Vesuvius Little Foot Dance | Schottische 1850
Viejitos, Dance of the Mexico Children's Masked dance in respect of the old Oaxaca | Dance of the Hortelanos | Astucia | Urpa n/a
Veith Germany aka: Tarantella Tarantella | St. Vitus | Danse de St. Guy | La Danse de St. Jean n/a
Veleta n/a Created by Arthur Morris, A Sequence Dance Military Two-Step | Square | Cuckoo Veleta | Territorial 2- Step n/a
Venado, (Dance of the) Guatemala n/a Snake Dance | Mask Dance 1920's
Venus, the USA? Dance Masters of America n/a 1914's
Verdiales Málaga, Spain Folk Dance Spanish Dance n/a
Vernacular Dance USA

A homegrown dance | usually Afro-American in form or style. Vernacular dance sometimes has a Creator, sometime not. Primarily American Negro dances rather than American-Indian | Irish | French | Russian or English | but sometimes ethnic in nature.

Lindy Hop | Jazz | Tap | Mooch | Truckin' | Slow Drag | Snake Hips | Shimmy | Black Bottom | etc. 1860's
Vestal, the Persian Persia? n/a Foreman Hall 1890's?
Vidinsko Horo NO. Bulgaria Vlach Peoples Vlasko, n/a
Vikivaka Iceland n/a Faroe | Hringbrot n/a
Villanelle Italy? Name Vilano Means 'Peasant' | 3/4 time. Jig | Round | Country 1580
Villanélla Italy See: above Jig | Round | Country n/a
Villão Portugal n/a Baixa | Fado | Mouresca 1500's
Villeika n/a n/a n/a n/a
Viper's Drag USA Cab Calloway Slow Drag 1930
Virginia Essence USA Forerunner of the Soft Shoe routine Billy Kersands | Greenlee - Drayton | Tap | Clog 1800's?
Virginia Reel(s) England Sir Roger De Coverly Dance After the Husking 1830-1890
Viennese Waltz Vienna "Martins-Una Cosa Rara" Waltz | Boston | Landler Valse | Volta | Ballroom | Langaus 1776
Virelai France n/a Firlefei | Hoppaldei ? 1800's?
Vlasko Bulgaria Traditional Dance of the Vlachs Vidinsko Horo n/a
Volta Italy n/a Waltz | Boston | Landler | Valse | Volte | Walzen | Waller 1556
Volte France n/a Waltz | Boston | Volta | Landler | Valse 1600's
Vogue Harlem and Paris Fr. Drag Queens | Vogue Magazine Picture Posing style dance | see film 1990: 'Paris Is Burning' | Made popular 'Madonna' Song 1987
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