40 Forms of Dance

This weekend Marin Academy Dance and Theater 3/4 classes will come together to perform the original piece “Sentient Being.”  Check out the Spring Production coverage in The Voice and get tickets for the show!

This week we join the community in celebrating dance with our list of 40 dance forms.  How many can you do?

1. Jig

2. Waltz

3. Tango

4. Disco

5. Salsa

7. Hip-hop

8. Tap

9. Molly dance

10. Jazz

11. Swing

12. Break dance

13. Flamenco

14. Ballet

15. Line dance

16. Bollywood dance

17. Disco dance

18. Ecstatic dance

19. Contact improvisation

20. Charleston

21. East Coast Swing

22. West Coast Swing

23. Jitterbug

24. Lindy Hop

25. Cha Cha

26. Belly Dance

27. Samba

28. Mambo

29. Melbourne shuffle

30. The hustle

31. Turf dance (turfing)

32. Popping

33. The robot

34. Ballroom

35. Cabbage patch

36. Boogie-woogie

37. Chicago stepping

38. Merengue

39. Modern

40. Baroque

The 2012-2013 school year marks 40 years of education at Marin Academy.  Throughout the year we are commemorating this anniversary with on-campus events for students, special publications (including this on-going series of “lists of 40″), and a community celebration at Bimbo’s in San Francisco on April 20 (thanks to everyone who joined us for a fun night!).

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