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** In-universe, ''Film/AvengersAgeOfUltron'' shows part of Natasha Romanoff’s time growing up in the Red Room involved ballet training.


* Vibe, a member of the ''Franchise/JusticeLeagueOfAmerica'' during its Detroit phase, used breakdancing moves as part of his fighting style.

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* Vibe, ComicBook/{{Vibe}}, a member of the ''Franchise/JusticeLeagueOfAmerica'' during its Detroit phase, used breakdancing moves as part of his fighting style.


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* ''Franchise/WonderWoman'': Priscilla Rich, the first ComicBook/{{Cheetah}}, was a skilled dancer, and this translated into remarkable agility in combat.

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* In ''Manga/NurseAngelRirikaSOS'', the heroine transforms into a ''ballerina-nurse'' who wields a ''baton''. Fight scenes are pretty much non-stop spinning.


* ''WesternAnimation/BobsBurgers'' - Bob's daughter Tina takes up Capoeira because she has a crush on the teacher.

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* ''WesternAnimation/BobsBurgers'' - ''WesternAnimation/BobsBurgers'': In "Sexy Dance Fighting" Bob's daughter Tina takes up Capoeira because she has a crush on the teacher.teacher, Jairo.


** The Dancer job in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyV'', ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXI'', and ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyTactics''.

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** The Dancer job in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyV'', ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXI'', ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIV'', and ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyTactics''.


* ''VideoGame/BoxxyQuestTheGatheringStorm'' has a weird little miniboss called the Funky Infoshade hidden in a back corner of The Spire. It starts the fight by [[SummonBackupDancers Summoning Backup Dancers]], mainly uses attacks that involve dancing, and heals to full every three turns thanks to the “funky battle music”, making the fight a bit of a pain if you don’t plan carefully. A harder “Echo” version shows up later in the Sky Abyss, and this time you have to beat it within only ''two'' turns.

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* ''VideoGame/BoxxyQuestTheGatheringStorm'' has a weird little miniboss called the Funky Infoshade hidden in a back corner of The Spire. It starts the fight by [[SummonBackupDancers Summoning Backup Dancers]], mainly uses attacks that involve dancing, and heals to full every three turns thanks to the “funky battle music”, music,” making the fight a bit of a pain if you don’t plan carefully. A harder “Echo” version shows up later in the Sky Abyss, and this time you have to beat it within only ''two'' turns.

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* ''VideoGame/BoxxyQuestTheGatheringStorm'' has a weird little miniboss called the Funky Infoshade hidden in a back corner of The Spire. It starts the fight by [[SummonBackupDancers Summoning Backup Dancers]], mainly uses attacks that involve dancing, and heals to full every three turns thanks to the “funky battle music”, making the fight a bit of a pain if you don’t plan carefully. A harder “Echo” version shows up later in the Sky Abyss, and this time you have to beat it within only ''two'' turns.


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** During her song ''"Stronger Than You"'', Garnet utilizes hip-hop moves into fighting-style, becoming much more lithe than her usual 'just punch it really hard' technique.
* In the WesternAnimation/DarkwingDuck episode, "Smarter Then a Speeding Bullet" Darkwing meets a superhero with the bizzare weakness of uncontrollably dancing when he hears a bell. Towards the end he starts to dance-fight Steelbeak and Darkwing and Launchpad decide do the same.

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** During her song ''"Stronger "Stronger Than You"'', You", Garnet utilizes hip-hop moves into fighting-style, becoming much more lithe than her usual 'just punch it really hard' technique.
* In the WesternAnimation/DarkwingDuck episode, ''WesternAnimation/DarkwingDuck'' episode "Smarter Then a Speeding Bullet" Bullet", Darkwing meets a superhero with the bizzare weakness of uncontrollably dancing when he hears a bell. Towards the end he starts to dance-fight Steelbeak and Darkwing and Launchpad decide do the same.


* Robin from ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' is this, to [[MartialArtsDoNotWorkThatWay varying degrees]] [[RuleOfCool of realism]]. The blatantness of it varies, but it's extremely apparent when he's fighting against someone else who excels at martial arts (most notably Red X, who is also a Dance Battler, as he [[ShadowArchetype shares Robin's style of fighting]]) or someone whose fighting style involves being huge and throwing a lot of heavy things at him.

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* Robin from ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' is this, to [[MartialArtsDoNotWorkThatWay [[ArtisticLicenseMartialArts varying degrees]] [[RuleOfCool of realism]]. The blatantness of it varies, but it's extremely apparent when he's fighting against someone else who excels at martial arts (most notably Red X, who is also a Dance Battler, as he [[ShadowArchetype shares Robin's style of fighting]]) or someone whose fighting style involves being huge and throwing a lot of heavy things at him.


* ''Series/AlteredCarbon''. A married couple of zero-G gladiators [[DeathIsCheap fight to the death]] (they are then resleeved in [[BodySurf replacement bodies]]) for the entertainment of their mega-rich audience. The fight starts off this way and even has accompanying music, but quickly devolves into a brutal NoHoldsBarredBeatdown.

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* ''Series/AlteredCarbon''. A married couple of zero-G gladiators [[GladiatorGames gladiators]] [[DeathIsCheap fight to the death]] (they are then resleeved in [[BodySurf replacement bodies]]) for the entertainment of their mega-rich audience. The fight starts off this way and even has accompanying music, but quickly devolves into a brutal NoHoldsBarredBeatdown.


* ''Series/AlteredCarbon''. A married couple of zero-G gladiators [[DeathIsCheap fight to the death (they resleeved in [[BodySurf replacement bodies]]) for the entertainment of their mega-rich audience. The fight starts off this way even with accompanying music, but quickly devolves into a brutal NoHoldsBarredBeatdown.

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* ''Series/AlteredCarbon''. A married couple of zero-G gladiators [[DeathIsCheap fight to the death death]] (they are then resleeved in [[BodySurf replacement bodies]]) for the entertainment of their mega-rich audience. The fight starts off this way and even with has accompanying music, but quickly devolves into a brutal NoHoldsBarredBeatdown.

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* ''Series/AlteredCarbon''. A married couple of zero-G gladiators [[DeathIsCheap fight to the death (they resleeved in [[BodySurf replacement bodies]]) for the entertainment of their mega-rich audience. The fight starts off this way even with accompanying music, but quickly devolves into a brutal NoHoldsBarredBeatdown.

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* In the ''Franchise/GirlsXHeroine'' series of {{Toku}} shows, which have a music motif, the characters incorporate elaborate dance routines into their {{finishing move}}s.

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* There is a theory that the quick, intricate foot movements of ballet originated from Europeans' visits to China, where martial artists quickly moved their feet around to avoid opponents trying to trip them over.

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