List of dance style categories

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This is a list of dance style categories. Entries marked » are a blend of Concert and Social dance, where all participants are performers or audience at different times during the event. These categories are not mutually exclusive and are context dependant i.e., a particular dance may belong to several categories.

These categories should also be listed on the general, noncategorized index list of specific dances.

Contents

Social dance / Participation dance

Historical dance


Folk dance

Ballroom dance


Latin dance

Swing Dance


Street dance

Traditional dance


Ceremonial dance

Miscellaneous

Concert dance / Performance dance

Historical dance


Ballet


20th century concert dance

Theater dance

Traditional dance


Miscellaneous

Special dances

Competitive dance

Related articles



Further reading

  • Carter, A. (1998) The Routledge Dance Studies Reader. Routledge. ISBN 0415164478
  • Sharp, C, J. (1924) The dance; an historical survey of dancing in Europe. Rowman and Littlefield . ISBN 0874711053
  • Thomas, H. (2003) The Body, Dance and Cultural Theory. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 0333724321
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