All Episodes

Miami's Alma Dance Theater

The contemporary dance company shapes feminist messages into sensual moves.

Memphis Jookin: A Ballet for the Streets

Jookin star G-Nerd and a younger generation of dancers spin and slide across Memphis.

Oakland Turf Dancing

Turf dancers combine abrupt, angular movements with graceful footwork.

Mexican Folk Dance in Fresno, CA

Oaxacan diaspora keeps its culture alive in San Joaquin Valley.

Community-Building in Seattle's Popping Scene and Beyond

Street-style dancer Moonyeka creates safe spaces for women of color and LGBTQ+ communities

East Bay Hip-Hop Dance in Richmond, CA

Dance group R.O.O.T.S. the Movement represent their hometown with pride and power.

Chicago Footwork: A Lightning-Fast Dance of Resistance

The street dance style elevates Chicago's South and West Sides communities.

Native American Hoop Dancing and Hip-Hop in Minneapolis

The Sampson Brothers perform at the starting place of the American Indian Movement.

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.

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