Turn on some music and get on your feet! To guess right at these five famous dancers, you don't want to miss a single step.



Gillian Murphy

publication date: Friday, October 5, 2012

category: Dance

clue: One of the current principal stars of the American Ballet Theatre was technically born in England.

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, and Erik Bates


Pierre Dulaine

publication date: Thursday, October 4, 2012

category: Education

clue: I believe that this ballroom dance instructor cares about his students, but I don't believe that he looks like Antonio Banderas.

explanation: Banderas played Dulaine in Take the Lead. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, and Sarah Kyle

trivia: Scott nearly published this goo in the "Film School" theme before realizing it would fit better in this theme.


Michael Flatley

publication date: Wednesday, October 3, 2012

category: Dance

clue: His Irish heritage strongly influenced his river-based dance show.

explanation: Flatley was known for Riverdance. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, and Sarah Kyle


Chelsie Hightower

publication date: Tuesday, October 2, 2012

category: Television

clue: Being born in Las Vegas didn't make this Latin ballroom specialist a star, but she thinks she can dance with them.

explanation: Hightower starred in So You Think You Can Dance and Dancing with the Stars. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, and Sarah Kyle


Mikhail Baryshnikov

publication date: Monday, October 1, 2012

category: Dance

clue: This Oscar-nominated dancer made it from Russia to New York by way of Canada.

explanation: Russian-born Baryshnikov defected to Canada and later became known for his work with New York City Ballet. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, Tony Peters, and Sarah Kyle


Other Themes in Fall 2012

Film School

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Do Overs

These five celebrities were common incorrect guesses for recent goos. Here's your second chance to get each one right. Go »

What Happens in Vegas

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Nerdocracy

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Pride Goeth Before a Fall

The bigger they are, the harder they fall. These ten celebrities were once on top of the world, enjoying widespread success and popular acclaim. Then a scandal erupted that ended their high-flying careers, some quickly and others painfully slowly. Go »

Campaign in the Neck

Next week, Americans will decide whether Barack Obama will remain president, or Mitt Romney will take over. It's been a topsy-turvy campaign with some unusual personalities making their mark along the way. Can you name five of them? Go »

Man or Machine?

Modern society has been transformed by technology, which makes life safer and more convenient. Each of these five men shares his last name with a famous machine. Can you invent a method for solving them? Go »

Fall 2012 Tournament

Another one bites the dust! Another one bites the dust! Another one gone, and another one gone. Another one bites the dust! Hey, I'm gonna get you too. Another one bites the dust! Go »

Fall 2012 Bonus Goos

You know what comes after everyone gorging themselves on a big tournament? A week of leftovers. Enjoy these six extra goos before the winter season begins on December 3. Go »