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Brush up on Your Dance Trivia!


Brush up on Your Dance Trivia!


Take this dance history quiz to see how well you know your stuff!




  1. Who is most popular for the "contract and release" dance style?


  2. Judith Jameson

    Isadora Duncan

    Merce Cunningham

    Martha Graham

    Twyla Tharp



  3. Who was Mikhail Baryshnikov's favorite American dance partner?


  4. Nina Ananiashvili

    Gelsey Kirland

    Sylvie Guillem

    Darcy Bussell

    Merrill Ashley



  5. What dance style is most considered "swing dance"?


  6. Lindy Hop

    Foxtrot

    Fast Step

    Jive

    American Rhythm



  7. Which dance company performed to the music of Prince?


  8. Paul Taylor Dance Company

    New York City Ballet

    Alvin Ailey Dance Company

    The Joffrey Ballet

    American Ballet Theatre



  9. Which dance move starts with a turn and ends in a jump?


  10. Chaine

    Echappe

    Axel turn

    Barrel turn

    Stag Leap



  11. Which ballerina was Balanchine's "Favorite"?


  12. Maria Tallchief

    Suzanne Farrell

    Irina Dvorovenko

    Darcy Kistler

    Allegra Kent



  13. Which dancer appeared on the movie "White Nights"?


  14. Rudolf Nurejev

    Peter Martins

    Renee Robinson

    David Parsons

    Gregory Hines



  15. Which Broadway Musical incorporated the work of Bob Fosse?


  16. Chicago

    Cats

    West Side Story

    Carousel

    Ragtime



  17. What country uses a form of tap dance as their homeland folkdance?


  18. South Africa

    China

    Russia

    Ireland

    Argentina



  19. Which turn involves a ronde de jamb en l'air?


  20. Tour jete

    Pas de Bourrée

    Fouetté turn

    Cabriole

    Entrechat



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