Until the mid 1950s, the term "jazz dance" often referred to tap dance, because tap
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Rudi van Dantzig , is a Dutch choreographer, ballet dancer and writer. Since 1965 he is co-artistic leader of Het Nationale Ballet (Amsterdam, The Netherlands). After Sonia Gaskell (left in 1969) and his other colleague left in 1971, he was the only artistic leader, till 1991.