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Streetswings Dance History Archives lists Dance Styles / Types that start with the letter O. There are thousands of dance information pages on this site ... If not on this list try using the search feature above, It may not be listed here yet.   Also See: Dancers Index Listings: 'O'

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Dance Name Origin Notes|Creator See Also Date
Obertas Mazowsze, Poland Variation of the Mazur (1679 | word Obertas first appeared) Mazurka | Oberek | Chodzony | Polonaise | Kujawiak | Krackoviak | Folk 1800's
Obolo Dance W. Africa The Ibo Tribe Charleston Dance | King Sailor dance ??
Ocuya n/a Apono Tribes | aka: Giant Dance Ethnic | Indian | African | Asian 1800's
Officer's Two Step, the n/a Created by J. B. McEwen Two-Step | Round Dance 1908
Ohio, The Sandusky, OH Carl Ernst. (Song used "I'm From Ohio") Catherine Zimmerman | Walking Dance with Two Step Turn 1919
Olano, El Spain Lola Montez (Original Dance) Cachucha | Tarentella | Spanish | Bolero | Saltarello | Furlana 1843
Old Paul Jones USA n/a Round | Arkansas Traveler | Barn Dance n/a
Old Zip Coon USA aka: Old Zeb Coon | Turkey In The Straw | The Story of Country Dance Turkey In The Straw | Virginia Reel | Barn | Contre | 1800's
Olé Spain? Gypsy Dance Fandango | Jaleo de Xeres 1800's?
Oleke W. Indies n/a Shake dance | Shimmy | Banda ??
One Step USA n/a Two-Step | Fox Trot | Turkey Trot 1890-1914
Open Tango USA The Castles Tango | Argentine | American | Milonga | Andalusan 1910?
Opera Tango France Paris Standardizes the Tango and calls it this Tango | Argentine | Bre'siliene | Milonga | La Rumba | Andalusan | American 1914
Oriental Dance Orient Many Versions - Varies Java | Burma | Japan | China | Cambodia | Siam Bali | etc. 800 AD
Oriental Foxtrot USA First use of the word Foxtrot I have found (a re-issue probably). Foxtrot | One Step | Two Step | Mouvet 1905's
Ostende, the USA Ragtime dance A Mixture of dances 1910's
Ostrich Ballet USA Albertina Rasch Claire Luce | Ballet | Follies | Burlesque 1920's
Oyster Dance USA Lucille Cameron - (Prize Fighter Jack Johnston's Wife) Ragtime Dance 1915
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