Dance is an unique art form of expression that generally involves movement of the body that rhythms to the music and is a visual communication that everyone understands.
1. Michael Jackson
Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, actor and philanthropist. Called the “King of Pop”, his contributions to music, dance, and fashion along with his publicized personal life made him a global figure in popular culture for over four decades.
2. Madonna Louise Ciccone
Madonna Louise Ciccone (born August 16, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, and businesswoman. She achieved popularity by pushing the boundaries of lyrical content in mainstream popular music and imagery in her music videos, which became a fixture on MTV. Madonna is known for reinventing both her music and image, and for maintaining her autonomy within the recording industry. Music critics have acclaimed her musical productions, which have generated some controversy. Referred to as the “Queen of Pop”, Madonna is often cited as an influence by other artists.
Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll (born February 2, 1977) is a Colombian singer, songwriter, dancer, and record producer. Born and raised in Barranquilla, she began performing in school, demonstrating Latin American, Arabic, and rock and roll influences and belly dancing abilities.
4. Martha Graham
Martha Graham (May 11, 1894 – April 1, 1991) was an American modern dancer and choreographer whose influence on dance has been compared with the influence of Picasso on modern visual arts, the influence of Stravinsky on music, and the influence of Frank Lloyd Wright on architecture.
5. Gene Kelly
Eugene Curran “Gene” Kelly (August 23, 1912 – February 2, 1996) was an American dancer, actor, singer, film director, producer and choreographer. He was known for his energetic and athletic dancing style, his good looks, and the likeable characters that he played on screen.
6. Joaquin Cortes
Joaquín Pedraja Reyes “Joaquín Cortés” (born 22 February 1969) is a Spanish classically trained ballet and flamenco dancer.
7. Madhuri Dixit
Madhuri Dixit (born 15 May 1967), also known by her married name Madhuri Dixit Nene, is an Indian actress who is known for her work in Hindi cinema. A leading actress in the 1980s, 1990s and early-2000s, Dixit has been praised by critics for her acting and dancing skills.
8. Rudolf Nureyev
Rudolf Khametovich Nureyev (17 March 1938 – 6 January 1993) was a Soviet dancer of ballet and modern dance, one of the most celebrated of the 20th century. Nureyev’s artistic skills explored expressive areas of the dance, providing a new role to the male ballet dancer who once served only as support to the women. He also worked as choreographer, actor and director.
9. Prabhu Deva
Prabhu Deva (born 3 April 1973) is an Indian dance choreographer, film director and actor, who has worked in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam and Kannada films. In a career spanning twenty-five years, he has performed and designed a wide range of dancing styles and has garnered two National Film Awards for Best Choreography.
10. Mikhail Baryshnikov
Mikhail Nikolayevich Baryshnikov (born January 27, 1948), nicknamed “Misha” (Russian diminutive of the name “Mikhail”), is a Russian-American dancer, choreographer, and actor born in Latvia, then part of the Soviet Union. He is often cited alongside Vaslav Nijinsky and Rudolf Nureyev as one of the greatest ballet dancers in history. He then danced with the American Ballet Theatre, where he later became artistic director.
11. Hrithik Roshan
Hrithik Roshan (born 10 January 1974) is an Indian film actor. He has established a successful career in Bollywood, has won six Filmfare Awards, and has been cited in the media as one of the most attractive male celebrities in India. He is the best dancer in Bollywood.