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Famous Dancers: Past and Present

Learn all about famous dancers of the past and present.

Famous People in Dance
Profiles and highlights of some of the most famous people, past and present, in dance.

Famous Dancers - Who Is Your Favorite Famous Dancer
Who is your all-time favorite famous dancer?

Shane Sparks Interview
An exclusive interview with Shane Sparks about the finale of Season 4 of "America's Best Dance Crew."

Veronika Part
Famous ballerina Veronika Part was born in St. Petersburg, Russia in 1978. She began began her early training in artistic gymnastics.

Gene Kelly
Learn all about American dancer and entertainer Gene Kelly.

John Travolta
Learn about American actor, dancer and singer John Travolta.

Martha Graham
Learn all about American dancer Martha Graham.

Sammy Davis, Jr
Learn all about American entertainer Sammy Davis, Jr.

Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson was born August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana.

Fred Astaire
Learn about American dancer Fred Astaire.

Mikhail Baryshnikov
Known as the best living male ballet dancer, Mikhail Baryshnikov is a famous Russian dancer.

Patrick Swayze
Patrick Swayze is a talented dancer and actor, with several movie credits to his name.

Gregory Hines
A talented entertainer, Gregory Hines was a singer, dancer and actor.

Anna Pavlova
The world will forever remember the Russian ballerina, Anna Pavlova, who brought a more traditional feel to classical ballet.

Gelsey Kirkland
Learn all about Gelsey Kirkland.

Twyla Tharp

Gillian Murphy
Learn all about famous ballet dancer Gillian Murphy.

Vaslav Nijinsky
Learn all about famous Russian ballet dancer, Vaslav Nijinsky.

Rudolf Nureyev
Learn all about Rudolf Nureyev.

Margot Fonteyn
Learn all about famous classical ballet dancer Margot Fonteyn.

Michael Flatley
Learn all about dancer Michael Flatley, choreographer of Riverdance and Lord of the Dance.

Isadora Duncan
Learn all about Isadora Duncan, a pioneer in modern dance.

Ginger Rogers
Learn all about Ginger Rogers.

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