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Dance Name Origin Notes|Creator See Also Date
Fadé Dance (Fade) England aka: Furry dance May Dance | St. Michael | Fuer | Floralia n/a
Fado, the Brazil n/a Portuguese | Lundu | Fandango | Lulu Fado Brazilian Fado 1700's
Faisalabad French-Cajun n/a n/a n/a
Fandango Seville, Spain Phoenicians | Spanish Basically a Chica! | Spanish dance 1760's
Fan Dance (Oriental) Japan Geisha's Maiko | Shinto Dance n/a
Fan Dance (American) USA Faith Bacon | Earl Carroll | Sally Rand Bubble Dance | Faith Bacon | Sally Rand 1920's
Fan Tango USA Albert Newman Tango | Newman Tango 1910's
Farandole Provence of France and Languedoc Thesus L' Escargot | Kolo | Chorovod | Brawl | Fedor Lensky B.C.?
Faroê Scandinavia n/a Songs | Wedding Dances | Flying Dutchman | Tarentella n/a
Farruca Spain Gypsy dance for men Spanish dance | Flamenco n/a
Farwoudiar Sengal Wolof dance for women n/a n/a
Fascination Waltz n/a D.B. Brenneke Waltz 1879
Fest Noz Breton (England) Night Dance n/a n/a
Festejo Peru Male circle fighting dance | Sensual War dance | Festival | Carnival | Capoiera | cajón n/a
Finale Hop, the USA aka: Scandal Walk (Scandals of 1920)
Sheet Music: 'When those Finale Hoppers start Hoppin Around.'
Scandal Walk, St. Louis Finale Hop, Camel Walk, Collegiate dances 1920's
Fire Dance n/a n/a Torch Dance n/a
Firlefanz Swabia Paul Kugelmann (composer)? Trotto | Trappeltanz | Trottartt | Firlefei | Fulafranz 1560's
Firlefei France Faster version of the Virelai Virelai | Trottartt | Trotto 1800's?
Fish, The USA n/a see: Hit Parader Music Mag.: 6/1955 1955
Fish Tail Bavaria (some say Africa) Vernacular version Hips weave about in a figure 8, Hand behind waving like a tail. Animal dance | Snake Hips dance | the Grind | Black Bottom n/a
Fish Walk USA Uriel Davis. Ragtime Dance. (Basically put foot Forward and drag back | repeat other foot) Bunny Hug | Grizzly Bear | Texas Tommy | Toddle | Grind | Slow Drag | Turkey Trot | Boston Dip etc. 1912's
Five Step, The New York Harland Dixon-1928 Mae Clark | Ballroom Manhattan | Mary Play | 5/4 1849
Five Step Waltz n/a n/a Waltz 1880
Flamenco Andalusia, Spain n/a Flamenco | Floriditto | Tap dance n/a
Flapper Walk USA n/a Charleston | Chic Walk | Collegiate Walk | Camel Walk 1924
Flat Charleston England Traveling Ballroom Dance not resembling Charleston hardly at all. Charleston Crawl | Charleston | Foxtrot | Quickstep | British Pathe 1920s
Flea Hop New Jersey precursor to the Arthur Murray Shag Arthur Murray Shag | Sugar Foot | Balboa | Swing 1930
Flemish Folk Dance Belgium ?? ?? ??
Flirtation Walk n/a Flirtation Walk DVD (1941) See: George White | Hula n/a
Floogie Walk Harlem Myra Johnson Cotton Club | Worlds Fair 1939?
Florida East Coast Shimmy NYC Katherine Dunham & Ohardieno | 1/1/1943 - Life Magazine n/a 1943
Flower Waltz n/a n/a Waltz Of The Roses | Cotillion n/a
Flying Dutchman ?? Polka Dance usually done at Weddings etc. Polka ??
Fofa Portugal Brazilian Connections Fandango | Lundu | Lundum | Fado 1700's
Fogueiras de S. João Portugal Jumping through fire dance Torch Dance | Fire Dance | Torchlight 1700's?
Folía, The Portugal Carnival Dance Sarabande | Rigaudon | Bailes Castanets | Spanish 1565
Folk Dance Everywhere non pro made, created by The People/dancers! Ethnological Dance | Lindy | Square dance | Peasant dance | Cotillion n/a
Footloose Strut USA Ned Wayburn Foxtrot | Tango 1921
Forlana (Forlane) Frioul, Venice Pe'Cour Similar to Gigue but calmer | animated 3/4 or 6/8 time, Has similarities to the Tarantella with Glissade & close steps. La Novelle | Fourlana 1711
Forlona, La USA Dance Masters of America n/a 1914
Fort Worth Shuffle Fort Worth, TX. note: count 1,2,3-4&5-6&...(REPEAT) | Similar to Dallas Two-Step. Dallas Two Step | Dallas Shuffle | Triple Two | Texas Two-Step | Country Western 1980's
Foulard National Dance of? n/a n/a 1800's?
Fourlane Venice, IT. 1st in Frioul Forlane n/a
Fox Blues, the Paris, FR. Professor Robert (Oakland Tribune 12/10/1922) A sort of One- Step that has a very long slow step | Lifting feet to Slow American Blues Music. 1922
Fox Dance, the USA n/a Stork Hop | Goat Bound | Bunny Hug | Turkey Trot etc. 1912
Fox-Trot, the New York Harry Fox NY Theater | Two Step 1912
Fox Trot Artistic n/a n/a Fox-trot | Camel Walk | Triangle One Step | Chic Walk 1921's
Fox-trot: Chasseurs France Maurice Mouvet ? See: Fox-trot for now! 1914
Fox-trot: Syncopated. n/a Maurice Mouvet ? See: Fox-trot for now! n/a
Francaise | Francais France n/a (3/4 time Country Dance) n/a
Frat March USA n/a n/a 1905
Freak Dancing USA n/a aka: Grinding | extreme dirty dancing | simulated mating. Grind | Slow Drag | Hucklebuck 1996
Freddy | do the USA Freddy and the dreamers did song. Twist| Frug | Hully-Gully | Mashed Potato | Swim. Do in-place first extend left leg, then left arm | repeat opposite side. 1960's
French Pericon NY Maurice Mouvet Chez' Maurice 1914
French Tango Paris n/a European Tango | Tangolio 1924
Fricassee France Real or Portrayed lovers tweaking the ears and nose of each other Mime | comic 1700's
Friska Poland Markowski Mazurka | Sicilienne | Lisbonienne | Schottische 1700's?
Friss Hungary? n/a Lassu, 1800's?
Frug, the USA Arm dance variation of the Chicken and the Twist. (Sweet Charity,) aka: The Surf | Twist | Fad | Chicken | Watusi | Jerk | Monkey etc. | Big Bea and the Thunderbird. 1960's
Flying Lindy New York see: West Coast Swing for now! Lindy | Swing | Jitterbug 1940's
Fulafranz Swabia? n/a Trottart | Trotto | Firlefei | Firlefanz 1500's?
Funky Butt USA Lift skirt and wiggle the hips. Grind | Mooche | Squat | Itch | Shimmy | Buzzard Lope 1910's
Funky Chicken Memphis, TN. USA Rufus Thomas? Fad | Swim | Twist| Frug |Push and Pull | Breakdown | Walkin' the Dog 1969?
Furlana Venice, Italy Folk Dance of Venice aka: Furlane | a courtship dance. Tarantella | Forlana | Frullana and Friulana | La Popette | Pope's Dance. 1583
Furlough USA | RKO William Bales Ballet premiere was 1/20/1945 1940's ?
Furry Dance England aka: Fade Dance n/a n/a
Futurist Twirl, the USA Donald Brian Based on the Turkey Trot and Tango with exaggerated steps1913