Category: retro

greatestgeneration: Cyd Charisse was best know…

greatestgeneration:

Cyd Charisse was best known for her dancing roles opposite Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly. 1945.

Image: Peter Stackpole—TIME & LIFE Pictures/Getty Images

Burlesque.

Burlesque.

Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers as Lucky Garnet…

Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers as Lucky Garnett and Penny Carroll in Swing Time (1936).

diaryofabrokegirl:Yule Ball Waltz.

diaryofabrokegirl:

Yule Ball

Waltz.

Performed by: Brooke Brewer, Melania Centeno, …

Performed by: Brooke Brewer, Melania Centeno, Tessandra Chavez, Judith Hill, Lex Ishimoto, Brian Kops, Bradley Rapier, Taylor Sieve, Natalie Wachen, and Travis Wolfe Jr.

Number: “The Pepper Club”

Choreography: Misha Gabriel and Devin Jamieson

Style: Pop

From: Official music video for “The Pepper Club” by Judith Hill (2018)

tutuandtea:Stone walls do not a prison make,No…

tutuandtea:

Stone walls do not a prison make,
Nor iron bars a cage.

Lyra.

Lindy Hop.

Lindy Hop.

Performed by: Chelsie Hightower and Damian Whi…

Performed by: Chelsie Hightower and Damian Whitewood

Number: “In the Mood”

Style: East Coast Swing

From: Shall We Dance on Ice (2016)

“I am not an educated person. I didn’t come up…

iwontdancenetwork:

I am not an educated person. I didn’t come up through a ballet company. I came up through burlesque. So I have a lot of inferiority feelings concerning my own lack of education, my entry into show business. I’m not a Baryshnikov. I’m not a Nureyev. I came up in vaudeville. Strippers. So I’ve always had these feelings. But I think they’ve also helped me.-Bob Fosse

unearthedviews: BRAZIL. Rio de Janeiro. 1980. …

unearthedviews:

BRAZIL. Rio de Janeiro. 1980. Samba celebrants returning  home after the Carnival.

© Bruno Barbey/Magnum Photos

Brazilian samba.