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In ballet, what is an act of spinning on one foot, with the raised foot touching the knee?
What 1948 ballet movie inspired many a young girl to take ballet lessons?

Who defected from the Kirov Ballet in 1961?

In what ballet move does a dancer extent the leg back 90 degrees?
Who made fan dancing a work of artistic expression?

Dance

Dances:

Andalusian (Gypsy) dance.......................................................... Flamenco
Argentine (seductive) dance........................................................... Tango
English-Irish dance............................................................................ Jig
Bohemian dance............................................................................ Polka
Brazilian dances....................................................... Lambada and Samba
Cuban line dance...........................................................................Conga
Polish national dance.................................................................. Mazurka
Spanish dance with one hand over head........................................... Bolero
Spanish dance with castanets.................................................... Fandango
Italian dance.......................................................................... Tarantella
Tango relative............................................................................. Mambo
“Vulgar” French dance................................................................. Can Can
Court dance of Louis XIV............................................................... Minuet
3/4 time Viennese dance................................................................ Waltz
1940s-50s jive dance................................................................. Jitterbug
Sailor’s dance........................................................................... Hornpipe
Court dance................................................................................. Pavan

Other Facts:

Igor Stravinsky puppet ballet.................................................... Petrushka
Stravinsky ballet that caused a riot at its premier................... Rite of Spring
Stravinsky ballet of a magical bird................................................ Firebird
Peter Tchaikovsky Christmas ballet......................................The Nutcracker
Other Tchaikovsky ballets................................ Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty
Russian ballet company, 1909-1929.......................................Ballet Russes
Ballet Russes director.......................................................Seirge Diaghilev
Ukrainian-born dancer, came to the U.S. in 1916................... Vaslav Nijinsky
Dying Swan ballerina............................................................Anne Pavlova
Native American prima ballerina...........................................Maria Tallchief
Noted fan dancer.....................................................................Sally Rand
Moscow Square ballet theater....................................................... Bolshoi
St. Petersburg ballet theater............................................................ Kirov
Joffrey Ballet’s current home........................................................ Chicago
British ballet theater............................................................. Royal Ballet
George Balanchine established this theater in the U.S.....New York City Ballet
Theater Baryshnikov directed from 1980-89.............. American Ballet Theater
He defected from the Kirov Ballet in 1961...........................Rudolph Nureyev
Defected from the Bolshoi Ballet in 1974.............Mikhail Baryshnikov (Misha)
Ballerina who defected from  Kirov Ballet, 1970..................Natalia Makarova
British ballerina known as Margot Hookham.......................... Margot Fonteyn
Classic 1948 ballet film.......................................................The Red Shoes
West Side Story and Fiddler on the Roof choreographer...........Jerome Robbins
Rodeo and Oklahoma! choreographer.................................... Agnes de Mille
Appalachian Spring choreographer....................................... Martha Graham
Grand Hotel choreographer.................................................... Tommy Tune
Movie Hair choreographer....................................................... Twyla Tharp
Singin’ in the Rain dancer and choreographer.............................. Gene Kelly
Afternoon of a Faun choreographer...................................... Vaslav Nijinsky
Chicago Ballet founder....................................................... Maria Tallchief
American Dance Theater founder............................................... Alvin Ailey
Moscow School of Dance founder ........................................................... ....................Isadora Duncan (died when her scarf got caught in an auto tire)
Native American ballerinas from Oklahoma...........Maria and Marjorie Tallchief
Maria Tallchief’s husband.............................................. George Balanchine
Vernon Castle’s ballroom dancing partner.......................Irene (Foote) Castle
Tap dancer who danced with Shirley Temple ...........Bill “Bojangles” Robinson
Black, St. Louis-born dancer who lived in France................... Josephine Baker
Famous fan dancer.................................................................. Sally Rand
Famous burlesque stripper.................................................Gypsy Rose Lee
Top Hat and The Gay Divorcee dancer..................................... Fred Astaire
Fred Astaire’s sister.............................................................Adele Astaire
Dance Party host.................................................................Arthur Murray
The Tap Dance Kid star....................................................... Savion Glover
Denishawn Dance School founders..................Ted Shawn and Ruth St. Denis
Radio City Music Hall dancers.................................................... Rockettes
Number of classical ballet positions................................................... Five
Ballet move bending at the knee....................................................... Plié
Ballet move extending one leg 90 degree................................... Arabesque
Ballet where dancer is spinning on one foot, with raised foot touching the knee ..................................................................................Pirouette
Ballet dance for two.............................................................. Pas de deux

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