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Last Name First Name Location Notes, Performed etc. Dance Partners, Misc. Dances Done Dates
Tadlock Tad Port Arthur, TX Murray's Dance Party | Your Hit Parade n/a Various|Choreographer 1950's?
Taglioni (Galster) Amalie (Anna) ?France? n/a Married: Paul Taglioni (Mother to Marie Paul and Augusta Dancer 1808-1881
Taglioni Carlo Turnin Marie's Grand Father n/a Ballet | Choreographer 1780's
Taglioni Fernando n/a n/a n/a Composer 1810-1874
Taglioni Filippo Italy Carlos Son, Marie's & Paul's Father | La Sylphide Father of romantic ballet | Married: Sophia Ballet 2/11/1777-1871
Taglioni Louisa n/a n/a n/a Ballet 1823-1893
Taglioni Marie Paul Germany? Taglioni Polka Married: Prince Windsich (Daughter of Anna and Paul | Sister Augusta) Ballet 1833-1891
Taglioni Marie Stockholm La Sylphide| /td> Joseph Mazilier | Married: Comte Gilbert de Voisins Ballet | Tarantella | Tyrolienne 1804-1884
Taglioni Paul Vienna Filippo, Marie's Brother Anna (Amalie) Galster Ballet 1808-1884
Taglioni Salvatore Palermo, Italy (Maries Uncle) Bordeaux Married: Adelaide Perraud Ballet 1789-1868
Takier (Roeser) Betty Los Angeles? 1st: 1948 Harvest Moon Ball (L.A.) Tivoli | Maharaja | Twice Blessed Married: Hal Takier Lindy | Jitterbug | West Coast Swing | Balboa 1915-1970's
Takier Hal Los Angeles 1st: 1948Harvest Moon Ball (L.A.) Tivoli | Maharaja | Twice Blessed Married: Betty Roeser, Marge Lindy | Jitterbug | West Coast Swing | Balboa 1916-1/9/2010
Tally Beatty USA Showboat | Blackface n/a Ballet | Jazz 1940's
Talmadges Maurice & Constance New York? n/a Married Couple Talmadge Foxtrot 1922
Tamara (one of many Tamara's) Various Cochran Revue, Others Florence Fowler Ballroom | Ballet 1930
Tangolele n/a Spokane, WA. Nocturne of Love Realname: Yvonne Yolanda Montes Farrington Spanish | Mexican | Latin Dance | Actress B.1/3/1932
Tanguay Eva n/a Vaudeville | Burlesque and Stage n/a Seven Veils 1910's
Tapps George (Georgie) n/a 1953 Lucky Star n/a Tap | Chorographer 1950's
Taps & Wilda n/a n/a Chicago after Dark | Love in Syncopation n/a Tap? 1946
Tarver Iva n/a 1956 Harvest Moon Ball Nick Mosely Rock and Roll | Jitterbug 1956
Tarzana n/a n/a 1940 Big Timers n/a Whoopie Dancer 1945
Taylor n/a n/a Africana [1927] Aka: Black Dots, Johnson and Taylor Tap | Black Bottom 1927
Taylor Annie Edson n/a (Also 1st women to barrel over Niagara Falls 1901.) n/a Ex-Dance Instructor 1838-1921
Taylor Eva USA Renoun American Russian Dancer (Retired after marriage) Married: Pianist Clarence Williams Russian Dancing | Legomania 1910's
Taylor Freddie n/a African-American Dance Instructor Taught Ann Pennington The Black Bottom Vernacular Dances 1920's
Taylor Jeanne n/a n/a Gower Champion Ballroom 1940's
Taylor June California? Jackie Gleason Show | Jiveroo (Soundies) June Taylor Dancers Dance Group 1950's
Taylor Rabbit USA Proctor’s 86th Street theatre, Keith's | mentioned in the Baltimore Afro American Won Lindbergh Hop Contest Lindy Hop | Jitterbug 3/1930's
Taylor Yak NY Apollo Theater Banks, Woods Chorus | Tap 1930's
Taylors Herbert, The Palm Beach, N.Y | & Chicago Champagne Hour Married Couple Ballroom 1940s?
Tea ??? n/a Minstrel Shows n/a Negro Dance? 1767
Teichman Murray Aka: Arthur Murray Make Believe Ballroom Maried: Katherine Swing | Ballroom | Jazz 1895-1991
Temple Leslie Ohio? 1893 Kirmess Opera House Jefferson Crane, Rebecca Young Scotch Highland Dances 1893
Temple Shirley Santa Monica, CA. Runt Rage | Dimples Bojangles | George Raft Tap | Jitterbug B.4/23/1928
Templeton Fay n/a Aerial Gardens, NYC Erlanger & Klaw n/a 1904
Tennis Eleanore Indianapolis, IN Movie Shorts | Musicals Paul Haakon Ballroom | Ballet n/a
Teresina n/a Barcelona, Spain Night Clubs and Hotels n/a Spanish Dancer 1930's
Terrace Michael Spanish Harlem, NY Palladium Aka: Terrace and Elita | Realname: Michael Gutierrez | Married: Elita Mambo 1950's
Terpsichore Terpein Greece One of the Muses of Greek Mythology Aka: Goddess of Dance Any Dance n/a
Terry Alice n/a Four Horseman of the Apocalypse Valentino Tango 1920's
Terry Edward n/a Gaiety Theater Vaughn, Farren, Royce Song and Dance | Skirt 1878
Terry Roma Hollywood, Ca. 1935 Derby Show Porky Jacobs Marathon 1935
Tharp Twyla Portland, IN Hair | White Knights n/a Ballet | Modern B.1941
Theodora Empress Byzantine Dancer | Actress | Prostitute and Empress Married: Justinian Dancer 500-547
Three Choclateers n/a New York Cotton Club n/a Group Dancers 1937
Three Giants Of Rhythm n/a New York Cotton Club Express n/a Group Dancers 1937
The Three Little Words n/a New York Apollo | Cotton Club Tap Trio Tap act 1930's
Thoinot Arbeau Dijon, France (1588: Wrote the book "Oschesographie") Was a priest - Canon of Langres See Ballet | Gavotte 1519-
Thomas Irene n/a USO Tours | Nightclubs | Films Dean Collins Tap | Swing 1940's
Thomas Olive n/a Aka: Oliveretta Duffy n/a n/a 1884-1920
Thomas Patty USA You can't take it with you n/a Specialty-? 1938
Thomas Raymond Indianapolis IN. Plantation Days Married: Helen Thomas [b.1896, Philly] | Member of the Four Crackerjacks Tap B.7/9/1898
Thompson Lydia n/a Imported Burlesque to USA | #1 British Blondes | Xion n/a Shadow | Can-Can | Jig 1836-1908
Thompson Ulysses S. Prescott, AZ Plantation Club Aka: Slow Kid Thompson | Married: Florence Mills | Gertrude Curtis Dancer / Tap w/ Lou Keane | Charleston Lyrics 1888-1990
Three Adairs n/a USA Empire (Glasgow) Aka: Three Adairs Dancers n/a 1949
Three Whippets n/a n/a Vaudeville n/a Acrobatic Dancers 1930s?
Tin-Tan Germán Mexico City, Mexico Latin Films Star and dancer. Real Name: Germán Genaro Cipriano Gómez Valdés Castillo | aka: Zamora-Valdes Latin | Mambo 9/19/1915-6/27/1973
Tip, Tap & Toe Unknown New York George White Scandals | Cotton Club Revue Tap dance Trio Tap 1936
Tiller John England Originator of the Pony Ballet Tiller Girls | Rockettes Fancy Dancing | Precision Dancers 1854-1925
Tod Quentin San Francisco Stran Theater Contest | Nobodys Home | Persian Room | Biltmore Helen Clarke | Mlle | La Gai | Joan Sawyer Ballroom | Clarkes Military Glide | Waltz | Russian | Ballet B.1914-
Toledo Julio Spain? A Night in Spain Florina Alba Spanish | Ballet 1949
Toliver Nettie Perry Jacksonville, FL. Member of the Fourd Dancing Demons Married: Aaron Tolliver Acrobatic Tap B.4/16/1898
Toumanova Tamara Esternburg, Russia 1954 Gaby | Spanish Fiesta | Your Show Of Shows | Patrova Leonide Massine Ballroom | Spanish | Ballet B.3/2/1917-5/29/1996
Tom from Palestine Texas Similar to Master Juba | see: Juba n/a Juba | Jig 1880s?
Tom Two Story n/a Danced as a couple, but used any available female dancer Got his name from his height as well as Breaking and Entering two Story Buildings Buck and Wing 1910's
Tomkins Donald IntroducedVarsity Drag ! 1927 Good News | Freshies | Wild Cat Ruth Love Ballroom | Tap | Varsity Drag 1920's
Tomlinson Kellom Europe Dancing Master & Author n/a Renaissance | Baroque dances 1690-1753?
Tondelayo Brillanis New York 1930'sCotton Club Revue | 1947 Sepia Cinderella Cotton Club Girl Opened Tondelayo's Club 1935?
Toneatti Al New York 1940's Harvest Moon Ball Marion Sushinsky Rhumba 1940's
Topsy & Eva Duncan n/a Topsy and Veva [1926]| Real Name: Rosetta and Vivian Duncan | See: Duncan Sisters| Dance 1923
Torrence Edna USA Danced in the Keith-Albee Vaudeville circuit n/a Dancer | Ballet 1910s?
Torres Jose Spain? n/a n/a Spanish 1948
Torres Pietro n/a 7/8/1957 Pathe Newsreel: Spanish Dancing Maria de Cordoba, Maya Spanish 1957
Tortojado (Miss) Consuelo Granada, Spain Alhambra 1897 | Olympic Theater | Palace Theatre aka la Belle Tortojada Spanish Dancer | Singer 1905
Trau Phil San Mateo, CA Competitor | DJ | Judge | Promoter | Dancer Luzon Hanson | Mechelle Kincaid | Married: Sandy West Coast Swing | Jitterbug | Tap B.6/13/1936
Travolta John n/a Saturday Night Fever | Urban Cowboy | Stayin' Alive Actor | Dancer Disco | Hustle | Jazz 1970-80's
Tresmand Ivy England? The lady of the Rose - Daly's Theatre (3/23/1922 Pathe Newsreel) n/a Ballet 1922
Tretta Fred So. California Dancer 1948: Veloz and Yolanda Show. Judy Holiday | Betty Grable | Felicia Farr West Coast Swing | Ballroom | Tango | Instructor 1950's
Treul John n/a Patrick The Great Jivin' Jacks Swing Dance 1945
Trevor Unknown Europe n/a Harris Ballroom 1920's
Triana Antonio n/a Carmen's Dance Troupe | Father to Luisa Triana Carmen Amaya Flamenco 1940s.
Troy Charles n/a Danced in 1932 'Legomania' Carrol Lynne Tap Dancers 1932
Truitte James n/a n/a n/a Dancer 1923-8/21/1995
Trumbell Mazie ?Iowa? Vaudeville - "Irish Pawnbrokers" Lloyd Knight, Tonraine Trio Wooden Shoe Dance 1903
Tucker Earl "Snakehips" New York Cotton Club | Lafayette etc | Duke Ellington Short Evelyn Welch | Bessie Dudley Contortionist -Dancer 1927?
Tune Tommy Witchita Falls, Texas 1965 - Baker Street n/a Choreographer | Dancer 2/28/1939
Turnel Dee n/a Band Wagon | Easter Parade | Kismet | Royal Wedding | The Strip | Words and Music | n/a Film Dancer 1940/50's
Turner Elmer, Miss New York Cotton Club | Cab Calloway ?? Dancer 1930's
Turner George n/a Hollywood Canteen n/a Played a tough Marine dancer in movie 1940s?
Tuttle Dorthea n/a 1951: American in Paris | Rosalie | Royal Wedding | Summer Stock Married: Jim Nitch Stock Dancer 4/21/1918-8/12/1998
Twins Fairbanks (thanhouser) New York 1917 Ziegfeld Follies Marion & Madeline Tandem Sister Act 1920's
Tyne George n/a Once Upon a Time Four Jills & a Jeep Aka: Martin Yaras | Florence Pepper? Jitterbug | Tap 8/6/1917-19??