If Cities Could Dance

Dancers from cities across the United States reclaim their neighborhoods through movement

Episodes

  • J-Setting: From Southern HBCUs to the Clubs of Atlanta

    The Dance Champz of Atlanta want to take this underground LGBTQ+ dance to the next level.
  • Zydeco in Houston: Black Cowboys, Trail Rides & Creole Roots

    Once known as La-la, Zydeco dance and music thrives in Houston
  • Puerto Rico's Bomba, A Dance of The African Diaspora

    Sisters Mar and Maria Cruz are preserving the legacy of this dance of resistance.
  • Albuquerque's Native American Hip-Hop Dance

    Albuquerque’s hip-hop & freestyle dance scene is influenced by various Indigenous tribes
  • Dancers Across the U.S. Unite in Chain Letter

    Sixteen dancers from across the country, representing a range of dance styles, move as one
  • San Francisco's Dance Crew Blends Tap and Mexican Footwork

    The women of La Mezcla call on the history of percussive dance to create their own style.
  • Go-Go Music Inspired This Street Dance in Washington, D.C.

    Beat Ya Feet is the street dance empowering a new generation of Black D.C.
  • Miami's Alma Dance Theater

    The contemporary dance company shapes feminist messages into sensual moves.

About If Cities Could Dance

Every city has its rhythm—every dancer, their street. Step into the shoes of dancers from across the country who dare to imagine what it would look like if their city could dance. Performing on street corners and other unconventional settings, each episode tells an intimate, personal story about the artists and their deep-rooted connections to community.