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Dance Name Origin Notes|Creator See Also Date
a La Mode Paris? n/a n/a 1850's?
Abstract Dance n/a Fokine? Ballet | Jazz | Modern | Absolute | Pure 1909
Adagio Dance Italy n/a Ballet | Swing | Hustle | Allegro 1800's?
Adiyaman S/E Anatolia Dance by M/F Halay | Elazig 7th Cent
Aeroplane Waltz NY Joan Sawyer Waltz | Aeroplane Whirl | Hesitation Waltz | Aviation Waltz | Three In One 1910's
Aggravation Waltz USA demo by Ludwig and Fanny Mae Bell n/a 1927's
Al Smith Hop New York n/a Lindy Hop | Dewey Dip | St. Louis Hop | Campus Hop 1920s?
Alabama Scare Crow USA Novelty dance ?? 1915's
Albee, the Harlem Created by AL B. See: Harlem Shake 1981
Alcatraz Peru Couples Mating dance Folk dance | Hungarian | Cotillion | Torch n/a
Alegrías Cádiz Jota turned flamenco Jota | Aragon | Spanish dances | Flamenco n/a
Alma, the n/a Created by Mrs. Tom Walton A New Round Dance 1908
Allemande Alsac / Germany aka: Almain or Allemande Francaise Contradanse | Basse | Folia | Louis XIV | Cachucha 1600's
Allewander Swiss aka: Allemande Alliwander | Allemande 1700's
Alligator Glide USA Supposedly going to replace the Camel Walk n/a 1921's
Alme n/a National dance of ??? n/a 1800's
Alta Danza Spain aka: Saltarello Saltarello | Basse Dance | Piva | Galliard 1500's
Alunelul Romania (little Hazelnut) Rustemul | Joc De Legana | Folk n/a
American Clown Dance New York GM Clasky Tin Soldier Dance | Applevilles Sis Hopkins | Astor Bell Hop Dance 1927
American Gavotte n/a J.P. Brookes Gavotte 1880's
American Polka n/a n/a Polka n/a
American Sailor USA Novelty dance ?? 1915's
American Tango USA Arranged for the Ball-room by M. Markowski Andalusa Tango | International Tango | Argentine Tango | Habanera | Milonga | Spanish dance | Cuban | Argentina n/a
American Waltz America n/a See: Boston n/a
Amsterdam USA Allen Dodsworth Waltz | Peabody 1890's
Andalusan Tango Spain n/a Females Only 1800's
Andre and Bonnie USA Dance Novelty: 3 dancers | 2 pose as Mannequins who come to life novelty dance act 1940's
Angle Worm Wiggle n/a aka Wiggly Worm n/a 19??
Anglaise (Angloise) Europe aka: English Country Dance English Country Dances | Contradanse | Baroque | Francis de Lauze | John Playford 1680's
Angrismene n/a aka: la Fachèe (the angry maiden) Couples danced with Handkerchief 1800's?
Anitra's Dance Norway n/a Ibsen Peer Grant | Grieg Hagerup n/a
Antlers Galop n/a C. Dugin Galop 1880's
Apache Dance Paris n/a Les Apaches | Can-Can | Danse du Venture 1900-
Apajune n/a National Dance n/a n/a
Apple Jack USA Composer: Chas. L. Johnson
Suzy-Q | Shorty George | Swing | Lindy Hop | Tap dance 1919
Applevilles Sis Hopkins New York G.M. Clasky | Eccentric Dance Tin Soldier Dance | Astor Bell Hop Dance 1927
Apollo Dance Greece Charles La Picq Terpsichore | Apollon Musagete | Two-Steps | March 1848
Archers Dance Lancaster, California? Mrs. Fischer Students in The Rose of Tokio n/a 1926
Argentine Tango Buenos Aires n/a n/a n/a
Ariñ ariñ Bilbao, Spain Couples Pilgrimage dance | Basque County Spanish dance ancient
Arizona Hike n/a n/a Need Info on this one! 1920's
Arkadsky Russia Russian dance Troika | 1915's
Arkansas Traveler Connecticut Valley n/a Buck and Wing | Juba | Clog | Old Paul Jones | Virginia Reel | Square Dance | Barn Dance 1700's
Armed Dance Greek? (Enoplian dance) Goddess Rhea Pyrrhic | Buffoon | Moorish | Sword | Military | Lacedemon | War Dance BC
Ashland Polka n/a C.A. Cart Polka 1880's
Astor Bell Hop Novelty Dance New York G.M. Claskey n/a 1915's
Astronomic Dance Egypt Astronomy dance dance with music to the harmony of the stars B.C.
Aunt Jemima Slide ?Mississippi? Karl Johnson Swing | Fox-trot | Lindy | Break away | Jitterbug 1914
Aviation Waltz, The ?? See: Lunette Sisters Waltz | Aeroplane Whirl | Hesitation Waltz | 1918
Azalea, The St. Louis Mathias J. Koncen n/a 1883