Ragtime Dances 1890-1914

Ragtime DancesFrom the late 1890s' two step to the early Ragtime dances of the one-step, Argentine Tango, Brazilian Maxixe, The Old Barn Dance, Hesitation Waltz, Half and Half and Animal dances: the Grizzly Bear, Turkey Trot, Kangaroo Hop, Duck Waddle, Lame Duck, and the Crab, Chorégraphie Antique performs dances made famous by Irene and Vernon Castle and other ballroom dancers of the 1890-1914 era when a dance craze swept the nation prior to World War I. Complete with dangling necklaces, feathers and slicked back hair, Chorégraphie Antique entertains in this social history program of this by-gone era.