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Dance Name Origin Notes|Creator See Also Date
D' Hammerschiedsg' sellen German aka: Blacksmiths Apprentice Dance n/a n/a
DC Hand Dance Washington, DC Official Dance of DC. | Descended from the Lindy Hop. Has different styles within this dance form: Old Skool, New Skool, Contemporary, Traditional, The Walk, The Skate, Bop, Birdland. Has dance clubs. | Also See: See Documentary Clip East Coast Swing | Lindy Hop | Pony Swing | Bop | The Walk | Lindy Hop | West Coast Swing | Jitterbug | Jive | Turner's Arena (nightclub), Teenarama TV. 1950's?
Dabke or Debke Levant n/a Debka Carmiel | Erev Ba | Folk | Tfilati,Middle Eastern Dance | Folkloric | Belly Dance n/a
Dagger Dance n/a film: Natoma (1911) Sabre Dance | Sword Dance | Morris n/a
Daggering Jamaica nothing new ... aka Freaking or Freak dancing (in USA). Basically imitates sexual acts on dance floor Freak Dance | Freaking 1998?
Dallas 2 Step Dallas, TX. (Walk- Walk- Triple- Triple) Dallas Shuffle | Texas Two Step | Country Western dance 1970's?
Dance-a-la Graphonola USA Casson Brothers & Marie Albee Theater 1924
Dance After Husking n/a n/a Virginia Wheel 1858
Dance of Death Paris? Cemetery of the Innocents-Paris Dance Macabre | Dance of the Demons | Dance Of The Shadows | Halloween | Totentanz | Plaque 1424
Dance of the Demons USA n/a Halloween | Dance of Death | Dance Of The Shadows 1906
Dance of the Doves n/a n/a Rosita Royce 1930's
Dance of the Lovers USA A Vaudeville / Burlesque routine. Uses a dummy as a partner and is manipulated by the Dancer. Mitzi McGarry | Burlesque 1930's
Dance of the Seven Veils Egypt? Salome (see: Salome link for n for now) Salome | Belly Dance | Rope Dance | Burlesque | Striptease | Jessie York | Maude Allen | Joan Sawyer n/a
Dance Of The Shadows New York ? Fanny Essler ? Joan Sawyer | Dance of Death | 1846
Dance of the Vase London Watch Clip Edna Squire-Brown 1930's
Dancing in the Barn USA aka: Kentucky Jubilee / Military Schottische. n/a 1800's
Danish Waltz Germany aka: La Badenowitch. Reintroduced by M. Perin in Paris a Waltz | Cotillion | Quadrille type dance. 1800's?
Dardanella USA? ?? Foxtrot 1919
Daronee Armenia worships sun / earth Folk dance | lunelul | Toika n/a
Dartmouth Dip USA Arthur Murray (Lets Swing It Book) n/a 1937?
danse de Canaries Canaries Islands Diego Pisador click link 1552
Danse du ventre France aka: Belly Dance | Cancan Belly Dance | Cancan | Apache dance n/a
Danses A' Deaux Europe n/a Branle | Minuet | Adagio | Ballet n/a
Danse au Virlet France Circular Dance n/a 1700's?
Dansa de Donzellas Portugal Eight Girl Dance A Portuguese drama 1570
Danse de St. Guy Lorriane aka: Tarantella Tarantella St. Vitus | | La Danse de St. Jean | Veith n/a
Dansas dos Espingardeiros, Portugal n/a A Portuguese drama 1500's
Dansas habladas Portugal aka: Xacaras n/a 1600's?
Dansas dos Mariyos Portugal n/a A Portages drama 1500's
Dansas dos Pratos Portugal n/a A Portuguese drama 1500's
Danzas Spain many types and variations see: Spanish Dance and below n/a
Danza Antigua de Hermigua Gomera Isl. Warrior Dance Danse de Canaries ancient
Danza de Damas y Galanes Galicia, Spain Religious Dance Danza del Pa loteo y el Cordón a La Virgen de La Piedad n/a
Danza de los Diablos Huete (Cuenca), Spain aka: Devil Dance. (Group dance using sticks to chase devil away) Spanish Dance | Danzas ancient
Danza del Pa loteo y el Cordón a La Virgen de La Piedad Toledo, Spain 8 girls and 1 male | uses Castanets | whips | Canes March | Danza de Damas y Galanes n/a
Danza Prima Asturias, Spain n/a see: Spanish Dance n/a
Danzón Matanza, Cuba ?Miguel Failde (1852-1921) ,? (descendant of the contradanza in 1800's) Contradanza | Charangas | Danza | Son | Cha | Rumba | Mambo 1879
Dardenella n/a n/a Buddha Song | Foxtrot n/a
Davy's Foxtrot New York Uriel Davys Foxtrot | One Step | Two Step 1914
Debka Carmiel Israel Carmiel Festival Erev Ba | Folk | Tfilati | Dabke 1990's
Delfoy Detroit? aka: the Dip | 1/2 time jitterbug n/a 1940's
Denngozo Maxixe n/a Ernesto Nazareth Maxixe | Brazilian | Mattchachi 1914
Detroit Ballroom n/a n/a Cha Cha | African-American 1970's?
Dew Drops USA n/a n/a 1880's?
Dewey Dip, the Chicago Nat. Ass. Dance Masters Al Smith Hop | Lindy Hop 1940's
Diaphanous Dip USA?   Foxtrot | One Step | Two Step | Grizzly Bear | Bunny Hug 1912
Dig It! USA Fred Astaire & Paulette Goodard 11/5/1940 - Look Magazine 1941
Dirty Dancing USA n/a Mambo 1950's & 1980's
Dirty Dig, the USA n/a Running 1920-30's
Disco Dance Paris, FR. n/a n/a 1950-90?
Disco Fox France n/a Hustle | Disco | Ceroq | Jive | Leroq | Foxtrot 1980's?
Disco Two-Step New York Buddy Schwimmer aka: Nightclub Two Step | NC2 | Rumba 1960's
Dixie Stomp, the Chicago Tom H. Sheehy (Charleston and Black Bottom Mixture | a point step can replace the stomp. (1927/8/22) for the ballroom Foxtrot | Kinkajou | Charleston | Black Bottom | Lindbergh Glide | Yankee Prance. demo by H.J Ryan 1927
Do the Freddie Ca.? Freddie & The Dreamers Fad | Twist | Frug | Swim | Jerk | Watusi 1965
Dog Walk USA Ragtime Dance Walkin' the Dog | Grizzly Bear | Bunny Hug 1910's
Doin' The Boom Boom USA Movie- Why Leave Home n/a 1929
Doin' the Chamberlain New York 1936 - "Streets Of Paris" Goose-step 1936
Doin' The Eddie Cantor New York n/a n/a 1920's
Doin' the King Kong Harlem Plantation Club n/a 1930's
Doin' the Raccoon USA n/a Collegiate dance 1920's?
Doin' The Socialite USA from "the Boyfriend" n/a 1939
Dolce, the (dream waltz) London? Created by Arthur Morris Veleta | Territorial 2 Step 1908
Dominicana, the Dom. Republic? n/a La Bota 1947
Domino, the USA 1960's Fad dance (2/1961 - Ballroom Dance Mag.) Twist etc 1961
Dopey | Doin The New York Lucille Marsh Disney | Silver Screen Canteen, N. Y. 1938
Dorothy Waltz London Dorothy Dickson & Carl Hyson Waltz 1914
Double Shuffle Speed Swing USA n/a see: West Coast Swing for now 1930-90
Dougie Dance (do the) Dallas, TX Doug E. Fresh | Lil Will | Montae Ray Talbert (M-Bone) Break dance | Hip Hop | Poppin' | Jerkin' | Shimmy | Freestyle dance 1998
Dove, the Bavaria n/a n/a n/a
Draft-A-Way, the n/a Cecil Berdun n/a 1940's?
Dragon Dance n/a Chenko & Mlle. Elexa see: 2/1926 Theater Mag 1920's?
Dream Waltz n/a 4/1968-Ballroom Dancing Times Mag. Waltz | Mysetta Waltz, 1960's?
Drehar, the Germany Forerunner of the Waltz) aka: Volta. Walzer | Waltz | Boston | Landler | Valse 1525
Drum Dance n/a Desi Arnez La Conga | 1940's
Duck trot, the New York Cab Calloway Dance Fads? 1950
Dune Dance USA n/a $ Film of Dune Dance n/a