Choreographed Dances

A collection of music for choreographed social dances.

Bohemian National Polka

Choreographed by Richard Powers. Click here for the choreography.

Congress of Vienna

Choreographed by John Hertz. Click here for a description.

Cross Step Waltz Mixer

Choreographed by Richard Powers and Angela Amarillas. Click here for the choreography.

Kerry Polka Sets

Choreographed by Richard Powers. Click here for the choreography.

  • Cry of the Celts” by Ronan Hardiman – This includes the original Kerry Set music, but it needs to be heavily edited.
  • Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall” by Coldplay – This music is ready to go. Intro is the length of one figure, outro is enough to polka around the set.

Peanut Butter Jelly Time

Originally performed by Danse Libre. Click here to see the choreography.

Shim Sham

Credited to Leonard Reed and Willie Bryant. Click here for a description.

  • Taint What You Do” by Jimmie Lunceford – This is the traditional song that many swing groups play.
  • The Shim Sham Song” by The Bill Elliott Swing Orchestra – This is the song that the Stanford scene plays.

Tokyo Polka

Choreographed by Richard Powers. Click here to see the choreography.

For more choreographed dance descriptions, see Dancing Moves – Choreographed Dances.


Includes songs collected from the set lists of Richard PowersJoan Walton, and James Shattuck.


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