Dance Puns To Rave About

Want to add a little pop to your dance routine?

We’re swinging in with a doo-wopping number of dance puns to jazz you up.

They may not be standards, but we think they’re a step in the right direction.

So, volta on in and let these fan-tastic puns whisk you away.

General Dance Puns


  • Tempo-ary.
  • On the level.
  • Figureheads.
  • That was smooth.
  • The dance team doesn’t normally lose. It was just bad timing.

Step Up Right

  • Step right up.
  • Ain’t that just the sway?
  • Right this sway.
  • Take me a-sway.
  • I’m not a great dancer yet, but I’ve taken a step in the right direction.
  • I was overheating all night at the club, but fine by Sunday morning. It was just Saturday Night Fever.

Dance Puns by Style

toe lead small


  • Toe lead or not toe lead.
  • Follow my lead.
  • We wanted to do some slower dances, but we were full out.
  • Let’s call it.
  • Where’s my cue?


  • Hustler.
  • Swinger.
  • Let’s get ready to rumba!
  • Learning to dance is easy. You can get started in a few quicksteps.
  • I’d like to go to the dance studio, but I’m worried, because I always break dance.


  • Pointe of no return.
  • What’s the pointe?
  • I’ve got attitude.
  • The ballerina killed her audition, but it was a low barre.
  • Tutu for now.

Punny Dancing Jokes

All of these dance jokes feature punny punchlines.

hula owl


Q: What dance do owls prefer?

A: Hoo-la.


Q: Why do cows and dogs have a harder time dancing than chickens and monkeys?

A: Cows and dogs have two left feet.

Q: Why was the chicken afraid to go to the dance?

A: It heard there was going to be a foxtrot.

Q: What do you call it when insects dance around your porch light at night?

A: A moth ball.

Q: What do you call an organized dance for butchers?

A:  A meat ball.

Q: What’s NASA’s official dance?

A: The moonwalk.                    moonwalk

Q: What do you call a ballerina with no shoes?

A: Poinetless.

Q: Why don’t spirits attend balls?

A: They have no body to dance with.

Q: Why did the dancer get in trouble for wearing shoes?

A: It was a sock hop.

Well, did we relevé you of your stress or are we about to have a throwdown?

We swear we’re not trying to polka fun at dance and we know some of these are a little off-beat, but top line? We still think they’re a decent set.

It’s all right if you want to drop us. We’ll bounce back.

Let us just shuffle on out of here.

Just getting started with dancing for fitness? Check out Getting Started With Dancing (For Fitness!).

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