Type
Crossword
Description

Dancers, usually accompanied by music, tell a story or express a mood through their movements. It is characterized by light, graceful movements and the use of pointe shoes with reinforced toes Ballet
Can be another term for folk dance, or sometimes even for ceremonial dance Traditional
A ballroom dance in triple time (3/4) performed by a couple, who turn rhythmically round and round as they progress around the dance floor. Waltz
A style of dance highly dependent on disco music.One classic dance is the Hustle, as seen in "Saturday Night Fever." Disco
A popular form of social dance that originated in the Caribbean. This dance form is an example of a partnered ballroom dance. Salsa
The process of spontaneously creating movement. Development of movement material is facilitated through a variety of creative explorations including body mapping through time, levels, shape and dynamics. Improvisation
A style of funk dance, which is today also associated with hip hop. The name is based on the concept of freezing from a fast movement and "locking" in a certain position, holding that position for a short while and then continuing in the same speed as before. Locking
A dance style, or a group of dances, originating from Harlem, New York with Afro-American Roots. The feeling of the dance is "swinging", as it developed to the swing style of jazz music from the 1920s to the 1940s or 50s. Swing
The dance-form used in the Indian films. It is a mixture of numerous styles. These styles include belly-dancing, kathak, Indian folk, Western popular and modern jazz. Bollywood
A smooth, progressive dance characterized by long, continuous flowing movements across the dance floor. It is danced to big band (usually vocal) music. The dance is similar in its look to waltz, although the rhythm is in a 4/4. Foxtrot
A style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet. Contemporary
A partner dance that originated in the 1880s along the River Plata, the natural border between Argentina and Uruguay, and soon spread to the rest of the world. Early this style was known as tango criollo (Creole tango). Tango
One of the street dance styles that based on the quick muscle contraction techniques to blend into various poses and it’s often integrated with Robot, Waving and Tutting. Popping
The steps and essential style of this type of dancing, originated from dances of Africans brought to the America as slaves. Originally, the term for this style of dance encompassed any dance done to jazz music. Jazz
A style of acrobatic dancing originating in the mid-1970s, often performed to rap music usually by teenage males in the streets, and characterized by intricate footwork, pantomime, spinning headstands, tumbling, and elaborate improvised virtuosic movements. Breaking
A fast ballroom dance of Latin American origin, similar to the mambo, that follows a rhythmic pattern based upon a quick three-step movement. Cha Cha
A dance performed wearing shoes fitted with metal taps, characterized by rhythmical tapping of the toes and heels. Tap

Dance Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A dance style originating from the 1970's Disco
A lively dance originating from Spanish cultures Salsa
An artistic dance with precise movements, elegant. A show example is the Nutcracker Ballet
A ballroom dance in 3/4 time Waltz
a form of swing dance and a form of blues piano playing, has a funny name Boogie Woogie
A form of street dance styles, usually performed to music with the same name. Hip Hop
A type of ethnic dance that are developed by a people of one country, usually specific to one area Folk Dance
A style of dance played to jazz from 1920's-40's Swing
A czech dance familiar throughout America and Europe Polka
An aerobic fitness dance inspired by various Latin America dance Zumba
A spanish dance that you perform to a specific song, popular at parties and sports events Macarena
A dance performed with a special type of shoes with metal taps, and is performed by rhythmical tapping Tap

Types of Dancing Worksheet

Type
Matching Worksheet
Description

an artistic dance form performed to music using precise and highly formalized set steps and gestures Ballet
a dance performed wearing shoes fitted with metal taps, characterized by rhythmical tapping of the toes and heels Tap Dancing
a popular dance, considered as part of the tradition or custom of a particular people Folk Dancing
a folk dance in which couples face each other in two lines or a square Contra Dance
dancing in which solo dancers perform acrobatics that involve touching various parts of the body (such as the back or head) to the ground Break-dancing
a vigorous rhythmic dance style of the Andalusian Gypsies Flamenco
a ballroom dance in 4/4 time, with alternation of two slow and two quick steps. Foxtrot
a dance in triple time performed by a couple who as a pair turn rhythmically around and around as they progress around the dance floor Waltz
a ballroom dance originating in Buenos Aires, characterized by marked rhythms and postures and abrupt pauses Tango
a fast dance popular in the 1940s, performed chiefly to swing music. Jitterbug

Music Genres Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A polynesian dance form Hula
A type of German song, typically for solo voice accompanied with piano Lieder
Soothing song played for children Lullaby
Words and nonsense syllables are chanted in rhythmic harmony to support the stylized melody of the lead singer Doowop
Influenced by jazz, usually having topical lyrics Calypso
style of music that often expresses feelings of sadness Blues
a ballroom dance in which the dancers revolve in perpetual circles, taking one step to each beat Waltz
serves to honor our country’s forefathers and for national unity Patriotic
an up-tempo style of disco music characterized by deep bass rhythms, piano or synthesizer melodies, and soul music singing House
It is a form of electronic dance music.Techno beats have a distinct sound to them Techno
characterized by the intensity of feeling or expressing deep emotion. Soul
music sung on syllables instead of words Scat
a form of religious music that contains elements of Jazz and Blues Gospel
rhythmic 70’s style of music with a strong bass beat, trumpets, keyboards, electric guitars, and vocals Funk
music is characterised by a strong influence from hardcore punk and the use of screamed vocals Screamo
It is a type of traditional Mexican folk music. Usually has maracas. Mariachi
style of blues played on the piano with a strong, fast beat Boogie Woogie
has heavy band, and sometimes has aggressive vocals Heavy Metal
It is rhythmic, and was birthed out of blues music. Jazz
has an island feel, and is usually accompanied by piano or organ Reggae
The vocalist sing with drama. Each word is pronounced clearly Musical Theatre
typically has banjos in it, and can be mistaken for country music Bluegrass
pieces sung by a choir Choral
It is sung with aggression. Uses little vibrato (vibration in your vocal cords.) Sometimes the main instrument you hear is the guitar. Rock
songs without vocals Instrumental

DANCE Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

shimy
cha-cha
tango
salsa
cancan
tap
line
african
waltz
ballroom
modern
contemporary
exercise
fun
pointe
theater
musical
movment
lyrical
jazz
hip-hop
ballet
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dance styles Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

is a strict form of art, and the dancer must be very athletic and flexible ballet
is a discipline that teaches the dancer about choreography, improvisation and syncopation tap
is a style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet contemporary
is a form of exercise, artistic expression, and stress relief. Jazz
set dancing (also referred to as "country set dancing") are dances based on French quadrilles that were adapted by the Irish by integrating their sean-nós steps and Irish music. irish
The dances performed in kabuki plays are called Nihon buyo and are widely enjoyed not just by professional actors but by ordinary people, who learn them as a hobby. Japanese
is an Afro-Brazilian martial art that combines elements of dance, acrobatics, and music capoeira
include: Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango, Quickstep, Viennese Waltz, Rumba, Cha cha, Swing, Jive, Samba, Mambo, Bolero, and Paso Doble. ballroom
in the international dancesport competitions consists of the cha-cha-cha, rumba, samba, paso doble, and also the jive of United States origin. latin
Consequently, a wide range of styles are displayed including krumping, tutting, breaking, locking, boogaloo, and popping. hip hop
s the dance-form used in the Indian films. It is a mixture of numerous styles. These styles include belly-dancing, kathak, Indian folk, Western popular, and "modern", jazz, and even Western erotic dancing. bollywood
is performed in a circle and is performed using traditional dance steps. bhangra
Cultural dances play a huge role in African societies. ... Kpanlogo. ... Moribayasa (Guinea) ... Eskista (Ethiopia) ... Atilogwu ( Nigeria) ... Aduma (Kenya) ... Pat Pat (Senegal) . african
ith roots in Indian, Arabic, and Spanish culture, flamenco dance is known for its sweeping arm movements and rhythmic feet stomping. flamenco

Dance Around The World Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Danced during Chinese New Year Chinese Dragon Dance
Created by combining the names Bomba and Hollywood Indian Bollywood
Known for Elaborate makeup and costumes. Japanese Kabuki
Introduced by Russian' ruler when he wanted it performed at his wedding. Russian Ballet
Breaks away from the traditional rules of ballet. US Contemporary Dance
Lively, rhythmical dance of Afro-Brazillian origin. Brazilian Samba
Originated from the French dance called the Danzon. Cuban Salsa
Partner that originated along the River Plate Argentina Tango
The genre of ballroom dance. Austrian Viennese Waltz
Emphasizes complex moves of the torso. Middle East Belly Dance

Dance Styles Word Search

Type
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Description

HARLEM SHAKE
LEAP
PIROUETTE
RIPPLE
CHA CHA
SALSA
HAMMER TIME
BANKHEADBOUNCE
AFRICAN
NAENAE
Grapevine
Gumboot
tap
jazz
ballet
zumba
bone breaking
Break dancing
Dougie
wave

Hip Hop Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Dancer holds positions longer like locking in place and move again after quick pause locking
High energy free movement of arms legs chest and feet krumping
what color are you supposed to wear in class? black
precursor to jazz tap and swing blackbottom
These dancers would dance during the instrumental part or the break in the music breakdancers
_____ ______ would set up temporary discos with their large sound systems discjockeys
known as DJ Kool Herc clivecampbell
Refers to dance styles primarily danced to hip hop music or that has evolved as part of hip hop culture hiphop
Bonus 1: Name that song: "Don't get comfortable Look, I don't dance now I make money moves Say I don't gotta dance I make money move If I see you and I don't speak" bodakyellow
Isolation where the dancer's chest beats out outbeat
Dancing on the high level levelthree
Chanting over a drum beat done by DJ's to one up their rivals toasting
Contracting and releasing of muscles in your chest arms legs and shoulders to create a jerking motion popping
A wavelike motion moving through the whole body bodyroll
Bonus 2: Artist for #9 cardib
Urban style of dancing; cross between jazz and hip hop funk
Isolation where the dancer's chest beats in inbeat
A fluid more interpretive version of hip hop to slower music lyricalhiphop
Country where hip hop originated africa
A group of street dancers who get together to create dance routines crew
dancing on the floor levelone
How old was clive campbell when he moved to the west bronx? thirteen
Movement inspired by egyptian heiroglyphs tutting
One of the earliest styles of hip hop breaking
dancing on the middle level leveltwo

BALLROOM TERMS Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

BEAT
FREE FORM
SMOOTH
TUXEDO
GOWN
HIGH ENERGY
CHASSE
JITTERBUG
BALLROOM
HARRY FOX
CONTINUOUS
CUBAN ACTION
TRIPLE STEP
CROSSOVER
PROGRESSIVE
ELEGANT
HAND HOLD
CLOSED DANCE POSITION
RETURN
SEND AWAY
SIDE BY SIDE
RISE AND FALL
BASIC STEP
ROCK STEP
UNDER ARM TURN
COSTUMES
LINDY HOP
COUNT
TOE
HEEL
FOLLOWING
LEADING
RHYTHM
FOOTWORK
FRAME
CHA CHA
WEST COAST SWING
FOXTROT
SWING
WALTZ

Harlem Renaissance Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

rebirth or revival of intellectual or artistic achievement renaissance
movement to the North Great Migration
Harlem is a section of ____ in New York Manhattan
first theatre to desegregate in New York Lafayette Theatre
whites only club with black performers Cotton Club
the years between WWI and the Great Depression Boom Time
music that originated from African American communities of New Orleans during the 20th century. Jazz
music that originated from the deep South. Vocal/instrumental blues
death by hanging lynching
author who wrote about every problem in the 20th century WEB Du Bois
style of art realism
1930s, brass instruments, medium-fast tempos swing jive
one of the most famous jazz composers duke ellington