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Last Name First Name Location Notes, Performed etc. Dance Partners, Misc. Dances Done Dates
D' Antonio Carmen Philadelphia, PA. Salome | Kismet | Destry Rides Again | Coney Island | Cobra Girl | Sins of Jezebel and more aka: Carmen De Antonio | Carmen d'Antonio Salome? | Jazz? 11/28/1911-2/9/1986
D' Arcy Andre n/a Ma and Pa Kettle Vacation aka Andre and Rosario | RealName: Rosario Imperio Apache dance 1940's
D' Arnell Nydia n/a Topsy and Eva: 1924 n/a Ballet | Singer 1924's
D' Arville Madelene Brooklyn Also see D'Harville Maurice Mouvet -1910 Apache dance| Tango 1888-5/19/1927
D' Arvine n/a NY? Proctor's Theater Magic | Mirth Black face song and dance team 1902's
D' Ary Armand France Edison Kinetoscope Film Real name: Marthe Armandary Dancer 1895's
D' Auban Mr. J n/a n/a n/a Dance Teacher 1880's
D' Avalos n/a NY Let's Rhumba -TV Aleida? Mambo | Rhumba 1950's
D' Egville James Harvey n/a n/a n/a Dancer Choreographer 1770-1837
D' Orleans Sieur Issack France? French Court n/a Dance Master | Rigadoon | Court 1700's
Da Pron Louis Herman, IN. Big Broadcast of 1936 | Follow the Band | Hideaway Girl 1936 | No. Carolina Girl n/a Choreographer | Tap! 2/3/1913-7/13/1987
Dafora Asadata Freetown, Sierra Leone Choreographer and dancer | formed: Shogola Oloba troupe | African Dance Festival -1943 Real Name: Austin Asadata Dafora Horton African Dance dramas 8/4/189-3/4/1965
Dagmar n/a USA Jerry Lester's Broadways Open House in 1951 | Milton Bearle show -10/13/1953 R=Virginia | Ruth Egnor Singer | dancer 1950's
Dailey Dan NY, NY My Blue Heaven Betty Grable| Gene Kelly Ballroom 12/14/1913-10/16/1978
Dalhias Mr. France? La Dace Renversee Mlle. Angele Heraud Ballroom 1900's
Daleo Frances n/a 1956 Harvest Moon Ball John Oleskowicz Polka 1956's
Dame -Genée Adeline Denmark Empire Theatre Married: Isitt? Ballet | Court | Mime 1878-1970
Damron Roy Los Angeles, CA. Blondie Meets the Boss | Look Mag. dancer of the year 1938 aka: Roy and Choppy Seed? | Barbara Kent | Snookie Bishop | Lola Cogan Jitterbug | Alligator's dance club 1938's
Damita Lilly Bordeaux, FR. Scandal In Paris Married: Errol Flynn n/a 7/19/1901-3/21/1994
Dance Educators of America Orginization USA Dance Organization n/a Ballroom | etc 1932-
Dancers Gandy USA Railroad Section Workers n/a n/a 1900's
Dancing Red Caps New York? Runnin' Wild Troupe Charleston 1924's
Dandridge Dorothy Cleavland, Ohio Sun Valley Serenade | Carmen Married: Harold Nicholas Shimmy | Mambo | Charleston | Jitterbug | Snake Hips 11/9/1922-9/8/1965
Daniels BeBe Dallas, TX. Hi Gang Valentino | Harold Lloyd | Married: Ben Lyon Flapper | Dancer | Chorus Line | Actress 1/14/1901-3/16/1971
Daniels Billy Jacksonville, FL. Dickie Wells | Sepia Cinderella | Billy Daniels Show | Dorothy Dayton Can-Can | Swing | Singer | Actor 9/12/1915-10/7/1988
Daniels Billy Fort Worth, TX. Brazil | Footlight Rhythm | Sweet and Low | Three Caballeros | Samba-Mania n/a Choreographer 7/4/1912-5/15/1962
Daniels Harold n/a aka: Slap and Happy Leslie Irwin Tap! n/a
Danilova Alexandra Petrohof, Russia Asturian Fandango n/a Ballet | Operetta Waltzes 1903-1997
Dario and Diane NY? Clubs n/a Ballroom? 1937's
Darion M. USA Creator of the Gigaloo Dance. Mlle. Nadine Ballroom | Gigaloo | 1926
Darros Ada and Eddie n/a Folies Bergere 1932 n/a Acrobatic dances 1932's
Daton Dorothy Dracut, MA. Too Much Honey 1933 | Great Gatsby | Man About Town | Zaza | George White Scandals n/a Dancer | Actress | Hula 9/10/1908-1/12/1997
Davidson Eduardo n/a Said to be creator of La Pachanga | La Bimbi | Le Frisson dances n/a Dancer | Singer | Composer 1960's
Davis Charley New York Chocolate Dandies | Shuffle Along 1933 | George White Scandals | Owned own studio Tommy Woods | Josephine Baker | aka: Carey and Davis Choreographer | Tap!- Chorus | Buck and Wing | Flash 1923's
Davis Eddie n/a 1937 Harvest Moon Ball Gladys Crowder Lindy Hop 1937's
Davis Harry New York? n/a Bonnie Glass Ballroom 1914's
Davis Jim Los Angeles, CA. Far East 1947 | Contests contests: 1st: Frank DeVal Show / 1st: Al Jarvis Show Jitterbug | West Coast Swing 1947-59's
Davis Michael and Shirley Australia? Moss Empire Theatre n/a Adagio dancers 1950's?
Davis, Jr. Sammy Harlem, N.Y. 1933 Rufus Jones for President | Porgy and Bess 1959 | Will Mastin Trio | Ciro's | Copacabana Solo | -Elevera Sanchez was Sammy's Mother. aka:Dancing Midget | Silent Sam. Tap! | Singer | Actor | 12/8/1925-5/16/1990
Davis Toots USA Darktown Follies Popularized the 'Flash' Air Step Act for stage. -- Over The Top | Tap! 1910's
Davis Uriel Washington Palm Gardens n/a Creator of the Horse Trot | Fish Walk | the Grape Juice Wallow | London Taps 1912's
Dawson Garfield George NY? Broadway aka: The Strutter | Married: Elida Webb Ballroom | Charleston 1940's
Day Doris Cincinnati, OH. Singer | Actress Married: Al Jorden. George Weidler | Marty Melcher | Barry Comden | Jerry Doherty Ballet | Ballroom | Taxi Dancer B.4/3/1924
Day Dorothy n/a Having Wonderful Time | Vogues of 1938 n/a Toddle, the 1898-7/24/1975
Day Miss May USA Song and Dance Artiste n/a Buck and Wing | Fancy dance 1909's
Day Mildred USA Hollywood Revue at the Castle Farm n/a Latin: Fast Rhumba -Cha 1935's
Day Sunny NY aka: Butterfly Goddess Lady Godiva Stunt-10/4 /1975 Burlesque 1970's
Dayton Dorothy Dracut, Mass. 1934: Stand up and Cheer | Zaza | George White Scandals | Rumba | Great Gatsby Billy Daniels Toe | Chorus | Swing | Can-Can 9/10/1908-1/12/1997
Dayton Sisters n/a Bell Theater George Devoy Song and Dance 1910's
Dazie Mademoiselle N.Y. Follies of 1907/1908 | Maid in America 1915 | 2/27/1914 Photoplay | Real Name: Daisy Peterkin Auber | M. Deveuille | Prince of Tokyo Ju-Jitsu Waltz | Salome | 7veils 1884-1952
De Ambrose, Ahearn Jacques -Joseph Deadham, MA. Seven Brides | Carousel Married: Carolyn George Ballet | Court B.7/28/1934?
De Beryl Simone France Sitca Emil Agoust n/a 1915's
De Brow Anne n/a n/a Daughter of Jessie Reed n/a 1940's
De Carlo -Middleton Yvonne, Peggy Point Gray, Canada FilMarried: Salome, Where she Danced | Danced at Florentine Gardens | became 'Lily' of the Munsters TV Show Married: Robert Morgan Salome | Belly dance | Oriental 9/1/1922-
De Cordoba Maria Spain? 7/8/1957 Pathe Newsreel: Spanish Dancing Pietro Torres | Maya Spanish dances 1957's
De Forest Francis n/a La Belle Tango Music Joseph C. Smith | Ward Tango | Apache 1900's
De Garmo William B. NY? Dance Instructor n/a Ballroom | Cotillions | Quadrilles Etc. 1860's
De Ghilany Anthony Manhattan, NY. Arthur Murray Arthur Murray n/a 1930's?
De Haven Carter Chicago, IL. Weber and Fields Married:Flora Parker | Gloria De Haven's Father Ballroom | the Masher 10/5/1886-7/20/1977
De Korponoy Gabrielle Boston?, MA. n/a Pauline Desjardins Polka 1840's
De Larosa Andy Los Angeles?, CA. Rag Doll | Tailspin nightclubs Nicki Faustino West Coast Swing | Jitterbug 1950's
De Leka n/a France Stage Dance Star n/a n/a B.1904
De Lour Pamela Chicago, IL. Rectors. Vaudeville Percy Oakes Adagio dances 1914's
De Marco Tony Buffalo, N.Y. Girl Crazy Belcher | Kosloff | aka: The De Marcos Tango | Mambo | Adagio 1898-1965
De Marco -Kroner Nina n/a n/a Tony De Marco | aka: The De Marcos Real | Name: Nina Kroner Waltz | Tango 1920's
De Marco /Le Blanc Renée Montreal, Quebec | CAN Persian Room Tony De Marco | aka: The De Marcos | Real Name: Renee Leblanc Waltz | Tango | Rumba | Ballroom 1930's
De Marco -Craven Sally n/a Music Box Revue 1929 Tony De Marco | aka: De Marcos | Real Name: Ora Lee Allen Waltz | Tango | Rumba | Ballroom 1940's
De Mattiazzi Carlo n/a Lullaby of Broadway Constance De Mattiazzi Ballroom 1950's
De Medici Catherine, '-'Queen' France Comique de la Reyne 1581 King Henry II Stately | Court | Ballet | Landler | Galliard | Pavane 1518-1589
De Merode Cleopatre, Diane Paris, FR. Choryhee 1886 aka: Cleopatre Diane de Merode and Cleopold Ballet 1873-1966
De Mille Agnes George NY City? Black Crook 1929 aka: Mrs. Walter Prude Ballet | Modern 1906-1993
De Remer Rubye Denver, CO. Ziegfeld's Midnight Frolic | The Eye n/a American Dancer | Silent Film Actress 1/9/1892-3/18/1984
De Takacs n/a n/a n/a n/a Bunny Hug 1912's
De Vere Elsie n/a n/a n/a Dancer 1910's?
De Wolf Billy n/a Vaudeville n/a Dancer | Comic 1907-1974
Deas Lawrence n/a Shuffle Along n/a Choreographer 1920's
Dean Dora Covington, KY. Creole Show, the Married: Charles Johnson Cakewalk | Swing 1872-1/1950
Dean Jo Ann n/a 3/1955 TV Guide n/a Dancer 1950's
Deaton Anita n/a Glenn Miller Story n/a Lindy Hop | Whip | West Coast Swing 1940's
Debonairs The USA London Palladium n/a Dancers 1951's
Deck Arna n/a n/a Leon Van Dell LuLu Fado 1915's
Dee Dale n/a Dancing Lady 1933 n/a Chorus 1930's
Deering Jane n/a n/a Harold Lang Dancer 1946's
Dehn Mura Odessa, RU. 1932: 'The Wise and Foolish Virgins' | Jazz troupe performed Olympic Games in Mexico | Spirit Moves | 1/14/1987 NY Times Obituary Married: 1st Adolphe Dehn | 2nd Herman Thomas Dancer | choreographer | Film Maker 1903-2/14/1987
Del Carlo Louise San Francisco, CA. n/a n/a West Coast Swing 1980's
Del Rio Dolores Durango, MX 1935: In Caliente Married: Jaime Martínez del Río Dancer | Actress 8/5/1905-4/11/1983
Del Rio Lois n/a n/a n/a Latin | Conga 1930's?
Delibes Leo n/a Sylvia | Paris Opera n/a Ballet 2/21/1836-1/16/1891
Delirio Luis and USA n/a n/a Maxixe 1910's
Delrina Neil and Pat London? Palace Blackpool Theatre n/a Dancers 1961's
Delita n/a n/a n/a aka: Martez and Delita Rumba Equalibrists Supreme 1950's
Dell Dorothy n/a 1933 Tattle Tales | Ziegfeld Folies: 1931 Georges Fontana Latin 1936's
Dell Leon Van n/a n/a Arna Deck LuLu Fado 1915's
Dempster Carol Duluth, MN. Intolerance 1916 | The Sorrows of Satan 1926 | Broken Blossoms Trained with Ruth St. Denis School | Denishwan dancer | Married: Edwin Larsen Dancer | actress 12/9/1901-1991
Derby n/a n/a Bamboola 1929 See: Derby Wilson Tap! 1929's
Derminy Mme. Paris? n/a Paule Morley La Mattichiche | Maxixe 1905's
Desatoff Willie E. Los Angeles, CA. California Swing Dance Hall of Fame Inductee Married: Lila Gavin Balboa Master/ Legend | Lindy | Swing 1922-10/1/2005
Desha Mlle. USA Rose of Stamboul-1922 | Vanderbilt Theater | Capitol Theater Tony Sansone | aka: Desha and Sansone Adagio | Belly dance 1930's
Deshayes Andre Jean-Jacques France n/a n/a Dancer 1777-1846
Desjardins Pauline Boston, MA? n/a Gabrile De Korponay Polka 1850's?
Deslys Gaby NY 1914 Rosy Rapture Joseph Stanley | Ned Wayburn Gaby Glide 1881-1920
Despreaux Marie France Corps de Ballet Real Name: Marie-Madeleine Guimard | aka: La Guimard | le squelette des graces Ballet 1743-1816
Desrat Master England? Dance Teacher n/a Polka? | Mazurka 1800's?
Devere George n/a n/a Julian Martin Tap! | Jazz 1910's?
Devine Lauri n/a n/a n/a Dancer 1929's
Devoy George n/a At: the Bell Theater Dayton Sisters Song and Dance 1910's
Dey Jimmy n/a On Video: Entertainers in British Films: a century in British Cinema aka: Alice and Jimmy Dey Tap! n/a
Di Gitano Adam n/a Billed as: Jayne and Adam | danced Loews State 1942 | Jane Di Gitano Ballroom | 'Fashions in Dance' 1942's
Diamond T.C. California Star Search Video Clip| Street Life Wayne 'Crescendo' Ward | Toni Basil Tap! | Hip-Hop 1980's
Diamond Jack New York City Minstrel Shows | Dance Contests | Considered best white Jig dancer of all time Lost to Juba numerous times Jig | Competed Against Juba 1823-18-
Diamond John Boston, MA.? Minstrel Shows | Dance Contests | African American Top Jig Dancer | PT Barnum | Vauxhall Gardens Jig | Competed Against Juba 1823-10/29/1857
Dickey Mary -Adelaide CoHoes, NY Bensonhurst by the Sea | Jardin de danse Johnny Hughes | aka: Adelaide and Hughes Ballroom? 1884-1960
Dickson Dorothy Kansas City, MO Ziegfeld Follies of 1917 | Sally | Girl o' Mine 1918 | Royal Vagabond 1919 Married: Carl Heisen | Father of Dorthy Hyson Ballroom | Sheet Music: Dorothy Waltz 7/25/1893-9/25/1995
Digges Mae n/a 1936 San Francisco Nicholas Brothers | Cotton Club Swing/ Peckin' 1937's
Diniz Antonio Lopes de Amorim n/a Cafe de Paris | Alhambra | Olympia | Alcazar d’Été | Chanticleer | Theatre des Capucins aka: Duque. Partner: Maria Lina Tango | Maxixe 1884-1953
Dix Christine France ? n/a Did dance movements imitating Bugs Scarab Crawl | Cicada Twist | Bee Sweep 1912's
Dixey Henry E. Boston, MA. 1913 Chelsea | 1916 Father and Son Minstrel Shows Pedestal Dancer | See: Clog 1/6/1859-2/25/1943
Dixon Aland n/a Cotton Club Express Anise Boyer Waltz 1930's
Dixon Harland Toronto, Canada Manhattan Mary | Tip Top | Kid Boots | George White Scandals James P. Doyle | Mae Clark | Doris Dixon | Jimmy Malone Tap! | Five Step | Ballroom B.1885
Dixon Bennie NY The Palace Theater aka: Dixon and Joan Sawyer Polka | Tango 1914's
Dixon Harry n/a 1931 Scandals Dorothy Dixon Acrobatic Dance 1930's
Dixon Lee Brooklyn, N.Y. Gold Diggers of 1937 Ruby Keeler Tap 1/22/1914-1/8/1953
Dixon Mildred NY Cotton Club Girl aka: Mildred & Henri | Henri Wessells | Married: Duke Ellington Tap 1929's?
Dixon Will n/a Danced out his conducting Cab Calloway would later copy. Tap! /Conductor 1905's
Djita n/a Egypt aka: Oriental Tattooed Lady n/a Salome 1900's?
Dodge Sisters, the USA n/a n/a n/a 1929's
Dodsworth's The n/a n/a Allen Dodsworth Ballroom 1900's
Dolfina n/a n/a n/a Bimbo's 365 n/a 1950's
Dollar William E. St. Louis, MI. Musicals n/a Ballet | Tap! | Ballroom | Folk 1940's
Dolly Sisters n/a Mexico? Mexican Film Stars Not American Dolly Sisters Mambo | Cha-Cha 1940's
Dolly -sisters Yancsi (Jenny) Hungary 1913: The Merry Countess Harry Fox -divorced 10/26/1921 Habanera | Galop | Fox-trot | Mambo 10/25/1892-6/1/1941
Dolly -sisters Roszika (Rosy) Hungary 1913: Maid and The Millionaire Martin Brown Habanera | Galop | Mambo 10/25/1892-1/1/1970
Domenichino n/a Piacenza aka: Domenico Domenichino Treatise Danse Master 1400's
Dominguez Beatrice San Bernardino, Ca. 1921: Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse Rudolph Valentino Tango | Apache dance 1897-1921
Donahue Jack New York Ziegfeld | Rosalie | Canterville Ghost Married: Tuta Rolf Tap! | Shadow | Eccentric | similar to Harland Dixon 11/3/1908-3/27/1984
Donay Millie n/a n/a n/a n/a 2/23/1936-7/15/2007
Doner Ted n/a Mazie King | Midnight Trot Mazie King Maxixe 1915's
Donna n/a n/a n/a n/a Flamenco n/a
Doo Shabba n/a 1990: Deadly Dancer n/a Break Dancer 1990's
Dooley John n/a n/a n/a n/a 1940's?
Dora Josefine n/a n/a n/a Spanish dancer 1898's
Doran Nancy Chicago? Rio Cabana n/a Featured Dancer? 1946's
Doreen Peggy England London Palladium | Dubarry was a Lady Sherman Fisher Girl Tiller/line B.4/22/1913
Dorf Maxie Los Angeles Movies | Clubs Mary McCastlin | Ray Rand Swingers West Coast Swing | Balboa D.2000
Doring Henry Troy, NY Created the Motto Gavotte | Dance Master of America n/a Motto Gavotte 1910's
Dorn Geneve Chicago? Black hawk n/a Song and Dance 1946's
Dorsha n/a n/a n/a Rulson-Dorsha and Baro Ballroom n/a
Dot and Dash n/a Chicago? Budland Club n/a Dance Team 1956's
Dot, Donna and Teddy n/a USA Vitaphone: Little Jack Little. Sisters Tap! | Synchronized Dance Trio 1950's
Dotson Clarence n/a Danced Kieth Circuit | Created the Throwing A Fit Dance aka: One-Eyed Dotson | Clarence ' Dancing' Dotson | Retired in 1943 Vernacular dances | Itch | Quiver | Eccentric Tap 1881-1954
Doucette Buddy n/a Derby show Dance Marathon Alice Brown Tango 1938's
Douglas Bros n/a n/a Vaudeville | USO | Canteens | Vaudeville video's Vol7 n/a Acrobatic | Tap! 1940's
Dowling Thomas n/a Down Argentine Way Catherine Dowling Specialty Dancers 1940s
Downes Johnny Brookly, NY. Rhapsody in Blue Betty Grable| Lana Turner? Ballroom 10/10/1913-6/6/1994
Doyle Jimmy (James P.) n/a Hitchy-Koo | Dancing Around 1915. Harland Dixon | aka: Doyle and Dixon Tap 1919's
Drake Michael USA 1/1955 Focus Mag Margot Myers Ballroom | Kinsey Waltz 1955's
Draper Paul Florence, IT. 1936 Colleen n/a Tap! 10/25/1909-9/20/1996
Drayton Thaddeus NY Liza 1922 Rufus Greenlee | Married: Ethel Johnson Ballroom | Tap! | Virginia Essence B.1893-1964
Drewe Sisters London? n/a n/a Cabaret 1932's
Dubarry Twins n/a London Theatre Royal n/a Dancers n/a
Dubois Blanche n/a n/a Real Name: Blanche Houghtaling | Married: Malin. Dancer 1900's
Dudley Bessie England Bundle of Blues 1933 | Cotton Club dancer Snake Hips Tucker | Florence Hill Eccentric? | Tap! | Acrobatic 3/16/1904-1/16/1999
Dudley Sherman H. n/a Comic Skit with a Mule | Millionaire from Honolulu Skit | Later bought theaters and helped form T.O.B.A. Dancer-Comedian 1900's
Duffins The n/a Joyce and Matt | Ken Murrays Blackouts of 1942 (El Capitan Los Angeles) Acrobatic | Comedy Ballroom 1930's
Dukes Jim n/a n/a n/a Legendary Tap! Dancer 1910's?
Dumilatre Adele France Giselle Henri Desplaces | Sister to Sophie Dumilatre Ballet 1821-1909
Dunbar Dixie Montgomery, AL. George White's Scandals 1934 | First Baby 1936 | King of Burlesque 1936 | Alexander's Ragtime Band 1938 Johnny Downs | aka: Christine King | Married: Gene Snyder Tap! Dancer | Actress 1/19/1919-8/21/1991
Duncan Anna n/a Dinner At Eight 1933 | Black Cat 1934 | Scarlet Empress 1932 | Electra 1934 | John 1927 Adopted daughter of Isadora | an Isadorable Dancer 12/21/1894-3/7/1980
Duncan Brothers, The -2 n/a Vaudeville n/a Clog 1800's
Duncan Irma n/a Adopted daughter of Isadora | an Isadorable n/a Dancer 1916's
Duncan Isadora San Francisco, CA. That's Dancing 1985 | Isadorables Married: Sergi A. Yesenin-1922 (Poet) | Had a Child by Gordon Craig Ballet | Mime |Ballroom | Modern | Rubaiyat | Barefoot 5/26/1877-9/14/1927
Duncan Johnny Kansas City, Missouri All Ashore | Batman and Robin | Beat the Band | Call of the Canyon | Campus Rhythm | Good Sam | Ghost Catchers | Horn Blows at Midnight | Jive Junction | Juke Box Rhythm | Rock Around the Clock | Running Wild | So You Want to Be a Musician | Summer Stock | Swing Fever | Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo | Twice Blessed | Youth Aflame | Wild One | Where Are Your Children? Realname: John Bowman Duncan | Partner: Genevieve Grazis, Jean Phelps-Veloz | Married: Susan Duncan Jitterbug | Actor 12/7/1923-2/8/2016
Duncan Maria Theresa n/a Adopted daughter of Isadora | an Isadorable n/a Dancer 1916's
Duncan Mary n/a n/a n/a Spanish dance 1910's
Duncan Evelyn Los Angeles, CA. Peer Gynt 1915 | Topsy and Eva 1927 aka: Topsy and Eva | Duncan Sisters Tap! | Actress 1/21/1893-6/8/1972
Duncan Rosita Los Angeles, CA. Two Flaming Youths 1927 | Tip Top 1920 | Topsy and Eva 1927 | Surprise 1933 aka: Topsy and Eva | Duncan Sisters Tap!| Actress 11/23/1894-12/4/1959
Duncan Vivian Los Angeles, CA. Broadway Brevities 1935 | Tip Top 1920 | Topsy and Eva 1927 | Surprise 1933 aka: Topsy and Eva | Duncan Sisters: Nils Asther Tap! | Actress 6/17/1902-9/19/1986
Dunham Katherine Chicago IL. Cabin In The Sky| Stormy Weather John Pratt Ballet | Jazz | Modern | Mambo | Ballroom B.6/22/1914-
Dunhills, the n/a n/a Coached by Pete Nugent Worked into the 1960's Tap! | 'a Class Act' 1930's
Dunn James Howard New York Bad Girl 1931 | Dance Team 1932 | Scandals 1935 Sally Eilers | Alice Faye | Shirley Temple | Married: Francis Gifford Ballroom 11/5/1905-9/3/1967
Dupree Louis France? Les Fètes Vénitiennes n/a Ballet 1697-1774
Dupree Roland n/a Boogie Woogie Jivin' Jacks and Jill's Swing Dance | Ballet 1945's
Duque L. n/a Cafe de Paris | Alhambra | Olympia | Alcazar d’Été | Chanticleer | Theatre des Capucins Realname: Antonio Lopes de Amorim Diniz -originally a dentist. Partner: Maria Lina Tango | Maxixe 1884-1953
Duran Gloria n/a 1943: Iron Major n/a Chorus 1940's
Durang Charles USA Dance master Son to John Durang Ballroom | Country | Folk 1796-1870
Durang (Dyrang) John Lancaster, PA. Dance Master | also see Dyrang Father of Charles Ballroom | Ballet | Durang's Horn Pipe | Clog | Jig | Reels 1768-1822
Durand Basil, N. New York Plaza Hotel Basil Dooly | Margurette Hawkesworth La Rumba | Black face 1918's
Durfee Minta (Ariminta) Los Angeles 1914: Fatty's Magical Pants Married: Fatty Arbuckle Texas Tommy 10/1/1889-9/9/1975
Durrant Eli Suffolk n/a n/a Step Dancer | Apache dance 1920's?
Duryea Dorothea n/a n/a aka: Dorothea Duryea Ohl Contest Judge 1950's
Duryea Oscar New York? International Teacher Mrs. Duryea | Dorothy Duncan All Ballroom | Dances of the Time. 1888's
Duschee Tiny Pittsburgh? Bavarian Society club house Arrested for her dance Spring | Oriental | Fig Leaf 1913's
Duthers Lou n/a 1935 Love Dept. n/a Tap! 1935's
Duvernay Pauline France Le Diable Boiteux (Retired in 1832) Real Name: Pauline Yolande Marie Louise Duvernay Cachucha 1813-1894
Dvorak Ann n/a Hollywood Revue of 1929 n/a Chorus Dancer | Actress 1930's
Dvorak John Las Vegas, NV. n/a Married: Liz West Coast Swing 1960's
Dyer Florence, C. Washington? Dance Instructor n/a Wilson Glide | Innovation | London Swish | Tango | Ballroom 1912's
Dyer Sammy n/a Swing Mikado 1949 | The Dyerettes African-American Choreog. | Chicago's Club DeLisa's Choreographer Tap! 1947's
Dyke Miss Winifred-Hart n/a Savoy Pieces n/a Ballet | etc. 1900's
Dyrang -Durang John Philadelphia? Dance Master | Minstrel | also see Durang Was Americas first 'pro' Dancer. Ballroom | Ballet | Durang's Hornpipe | Clog | Jig | Reels 1768-1822