How Dances Shook the World


La Volta. Charleston. Tango. Jitterbug.

What do these four dances have in common?

All four dances were questioned at their inception, some were found suggestive, others un-tame.  Though questioned at first, these dances changed the landscape of dance and partner dances throughout the world.

BBC’s “Strictly Come Dancing” takes a look at the history of these dances and the impact they have had on dance today. History Extra gives a sneak peak at the renewing series by exploring these forbidden dances.

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