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Performance dance

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Performance dance is a major category or classification of danceforms or dance styles, where performance is the primary focus of the dancing.

This compares to other major dance categories based on purpose:

Ceremonial dance - Competitive dance - Erotic dance - Participation dance - Social dance

Performance dances include the following dance forms or styles:

Please insert dances in alphabetical order.

See also