• Famous Dancers

    Martha Graham

    One of the most well-known female dancers of the modern style, Martha Graham was born on the 11th of May, 1894, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Graham da

  • Classical Dance Styles

    Viennese Waltz

    The Viennese waltz, sometimes just referred to as a waltz, is a style of dancing which originated during the latter part of the 18th century in Austri

  • Classical Dance Styles

    Ballet

    The performance dance style known as ballet traces its origin back to the fifteenth century during the Italian Renaissance. The popularity of the form

  • Modern Dance Styles

    Hip-Hop Dance

    The style of modern dance referred to as hip-hop covers a range of street dance styles which are primarily performed to hip-hop music or a number of i

  • Famous Dancers

    Different Dance Styles

    Ever since the dawn of time, people from all over the world have been dancing. In fact, many of the dance forms of today have their roots in dance styles that go back for hundreds of years, while others were…

  • Modern Dance Styles

    Modern Dance

    The beginnings of modern dance can be traced back to the mid-twentieth century as a reaction to the heavily regimented classical styles of dance, such

  • Modern Dance Styles

    Jazz Dance

    Although jazz dance has its origins in classical dancing styles, as almost all forms of dance do, it is now its own distinct style which has been comp

  • Classical Dance Styles

    Gavotte

    The gavotte is a traditional French dance whose name is taken from a folk dance of the Gavot, who were the people living in the Pays de Gap region in

  • Classical Dance Styles

    Polonaise

    The polonaise is a dance which first originated in Poland, with the name 'polonaise' being the French word for Polish. The dance has a rhythm that is