Famous Dancers

Can you name the famous dancers and/or choreographers?

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Choreographer of 'West Side Story' and 'The King and I'
Popularized the 'Moonwalk'
Co-founder of the NYC Ballet, he often collaborated with Stravinsky
A mother of modern dance who believed in free-flowing and natural movements based on classical Greek art
Founder of an influential contemporary dance technique, company and school, in 1998 TIME named her 'Dancer of the Century'
American modern dancer and choreographer, noted for the idea that music and dance exist independently
One of the most influential film dancers, he starred in 'Top Hat' and 'Swing Time'
RKO dance partner of above, she's known for doing 'everything he did, except backwards and in high heels'
Choreographer of 'Movin' Out', a musical based on the songs of Billy Joel
Tap dancer and honorary mayor of Harlem, he often played a sterotype and 'would dance for you in worn out shoes'
Dancer of 'Singin' in the Rain' and 'Anchors Aweigh'
Known forDancer
Dancer of the Ballets Russes, famed for his charisma and leaps, he retired due to schizophrenia
Legendary Russian prima ballerina, known for 'The Dying Swan'
Russian ballet dancer, he appeared on 'Sex and the City'
Tap dancer and actor who appeared in 'History of the World-Part I' and 'Cotton Club'
Child dancer of film known for her curls and a namesake drink
Musical Theatre and Film Choreographer, won Academy Award for 'Cabaret'
Choreographer of 'Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk', co-chorographer of 'Happy Feet'
Prima ballerina assoluta of the Royal Ballet, famed partner of Rudolf Nureyev
Native American prima ballerina, known for her roles in 'The Firebird' and 'The Nutcracker'
Known for popularizing Irish step dance through 'Riverdance' and 'Lord of the Dance'
Famed flamenco dancer who appeared with his troupe in several tv shows and 'Around the World in 80 Days'
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