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Famous Dancers

Learn all about famous dancers, from both the past and the present. Learn about the history of dance.
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Famous Choreographers
If you've ever watched a ballet or other dance performance, you have witnessed the work of a choreographer. Dance choreographers create original dances and develop new interpretations of existing dances. The works of choreographers highlight the extent of their love of and devotion to their particular styles of dance. Though not complete, the...

America's Best Dance Crew
Learn about the hit reality dance show, America's Best Dance Crew.

How to Obtain "Dancing With the Stars" Tickets
How do I obtain Dancing With the Stars tickets?

What Were Some of Ballet's Earliest Forms?
When ballet moved to the public theater, several forms of court ballet were developed.

Jazz Dance Movies of the 80's
Jazz dancing became a craze during the 1980s. These dance movies gave jazz dancing a tremendous boost in popularity.

What Is Vaudeville?
Vaudeville consisted of a series of separate acts including singing, dancing, comedy, juggling, acrobatics, animal acts and more.

What Was the First Ballet?
The first ballet was staged in the year 1581 at the French court.

What Was Court Ballet?
Court ballets were the earliest forms of ballet.

Which Famous Ballets Were Composed by Tchaikovsky?
Tchaikovsky wrote the music for three of the most popular ballets of all time.

Why Is French the Language of Ballet?
Why are so many ballet terms in French?

Radio City Christmas Spectacular
Learn all about the Radio City Music Hall Rockettes and their Christmas Spectacular.

Thriller
Michael Jackson's Thriller was released in 1983.

Biographies of Women in Dance
Some women of dance, including ballerinas and choreographers, from Jone Johnson Lewis, About.com Guide to Women's History.

Chatting With Misty Copeland
An interview with prima ballerina Misty Copeland of ABT.

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