Mini Poll: Dance Polling


Compared to most other cities', is St. Louis's dance culture more or less robust?


More:
 26%
Less:
 22%
About the same:
 16%
I have no idea:
 36%

 


Which of the following types of dance do you most enjoy?


Ballet:
 6%
Ballroom:
 15%
Belly:
 2%
Breakdance:
 2%
Contra:
 1%
Country/Western:
 3%
Folk:
 1%
Hip Hop:
 3%
Indian, including Bollywood:
 2%
Jazz:
 4%
Pole:
 5%
Modern:
 7%
Step:
 1%
Swing:
 31%
Tap:
 2%
Something else:
 16%

 


Which of the following kinds of music most screams "Stand Up And Dance!" to you?


Classical:
 2%
Hip Hop:
 10%
Oldies:
 38%
Rap:
 1%
Rock:
 21%
Show-tunes:
 6%
Something else:
 22%

 


How good a dancer are you?


Two left feet:
 14%
Enthusiastic:
 20%
Beginner:
 7%
Intermediate:
 39%
Expert:
 10%
Broadway:
 2%
Not interested:
 7%

 


Have you ever taken dance lessons?


Yes:
 45%
Yes, but just as a kid:
 20%
No:
 35%

 


Where on stage would you prefer to be dancing?


Front line:
 23%
Second line:
 10%
In the middle somewhere:
 26%
Way far back:
 15%
In the wings:
 10%
Alone in an empty theater:
 10%
Alone in a crowded theater:
 6%

 


In what place would you most prefer to dance?


Ballroom:
 27%
Broadway:
 9%
Cage:
 3%
Club:
 33%
Home:
 10%
Studio:
 3%
Somewhere else:
 6%
Nowhere:
 9%

 


Have you ever attended a performance of a professional dance company in St. Louis?


Yes:
 72%
No:
 28%

 


Have you ever participated in a performance of a professional dance company in St. Louis?


Yes:
 10%
No:
 90%

 


At which of the following local colleges would you expect to find the strongest student dance program?


St. Louis Community College at Forest Park:
 28%
Harris Stowe University:
 16%
Saint Louis University:
 13%
Washington University:
 43%

 


Have you ever been to a dance oriented club in St. Louis (as opposed to a bar or club at which people happened to be dancing)?


Yes:
 56%
No:
 28%
I didn't even know there were such places:
 16%

 


Which of the following old venues most deserves the title of King of St. Louis Dance Halls?


Imperial Hall/Club Imperial:
 17%
Arcadia/Tune Town:
 2%
Admiral Showboat:
 11%
Casa Loma:
 70%

 


Which of the following dance shows would be most likely to catch your attention?


America's Best Dance Crew (MTV):
 6%
Dancing With The Stars (ABC):
 33%
So You Think You Can Dance (FOX):
 19%
Superstars Of Dance (NBC):
 4%
Got To Dance (CBS. Not on the air yet, but Paul Abdul is hosting!):
 5%
Carolina Hurricanes vs. Florida Panthers:
 6%
I would rather e-cycle my TV than watch any of them:
 28%

 


Which of the following classic dance shows best captures your personality?


Soul Train:
 18%
American Bandstand:
 63%
Dance Fever:
 19%

 


Which of the songs-with-corresponding-dances best describes your generation?


The Chicken Dance:
 5%
The Twist:
 48%
The Electric Slide:
 23%
The Macarena:
 13%
The Tootsie Roll:
 3%
The Cha Cha Slide:
 6%
Pop Lock It Drop It:
 3%

 


BONUS Question:
Do you think that Chapter 8.32.050 of the St. Louis City Revised Code prohibiting taxi dance halls should be repealed?


Yes:
 29%
No:
 8%
I have no idea what a taxi dance hall is.:
 63%

 


Note: Due to rounding, results for some questions may not total 100%.