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Donald O'Connor and Gene Kelly in Singin' in the Rain, 1952 pic.twitter.com/cLert4X46m

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An Incredible Movie Moment: Gene Kelly and Donald O’Connor singing & dancing the 'Moses Supposes" routine - My favorite! - in ‘Singin’ in the Rain’, 1952

“I wanted to invent some kind of American dance that was danced to the music that I grew up on: Cole Porter and Rodgers and Hart and Irving Berlin. So I evolved a style that certainly didn’t catch on right away - but I had some good mentors in New York who encouraged me.”- Gene Kelly

His technique and tap dance execution is my inspiration. My favorite movie of all time, "Singing in the Rain" stars Gene Kelly :)

Jitterbug

Jitterbug I love old photos because of this: Even though people dress different ways based on where they are in time and space, we all experience the same emotions and think about the same big things.

Crinolines et Cie - Costumes et sorties historiques: Années 20 et 30

The Charleston dance became extremely popular in the especially with Flappers. The flappers had a beautiful style that was easier portrayed in posters, as their long dresses created movement to represent the Charleston.

Such an awesome moment to capture

Wayne Miller - Orinda, California, 1950 - THAT FACE! = ) this white boy has got it babe.

gregory hines

on white nights

Gregory Hines - What a smile! Birth Name: Gregory Oliver Hines. Born: 14 February 1946 Died: 9 August One of the greatest tap dancers ever. Bet you are still tap dancing for the angels.

Swing Kids. Possibly my favourite film!

Swing Kids AKA that movie I watched once in HS for a US history class.that became THE MOVIE to watch in björk if you loved swing.

robert doisneau

"El beso" que Robert Doisneau entregó al mundo

“In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.”  - Albert Schweitzer -

“In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit. Dance scene from Funny Face

Stompin’ at the Savoy  Cornell Capa captures the true beauty of the Lindy Hop at the Savoy Ballroom, Harlem, NYC, 1939.

The Savoy Ballroon was located in Harlem New York and open from 1926 to It was one of the most famous dance halls of the swing era. The Savoy was an integrated ballroom unlike the Cotton Club.

Janis Joplin - Brutal

Freedom is Just Another Word For Nothing Left to Lose. It Aint Nothin Honey if it Aint Free ~ Janis Joplin, Born Port Arthur, Texas!

[Audrey Hepburn en pointe]

[Audrey Hepburn en pointe]

Nicholas Brothers in Stormy Weather - Fred Astaire once called this performance "the greatest dance number ever filmed."

Nicholas Brothers in Stormy Weather - Fred Astaire once called this performance "the greatest dance number ever filmed." My absolute top favorite dance video!

If you are a Dance Studio Owner or a Drill Team Coach, hosting a Junior Dance Clinic is the perfect fundraiser to benefit young children and help earn some extra funds for your dancers.

Tips to Host a Junior Dance Clinic as a Dance Fundraising Event

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