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The Hopes and Fears of New York City's Subway Dancers

A new short film paints a humanizing portrait of four young “showtime” performers.
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Hayden 5 Media

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“Showtime” dancing is a hallmark of the New York City transit scene. Hoping for donations, crews of young black and Latino men perform exuberant choreographies for subway passengers, twisting and leaping from pole to pole with artful “lite-feet” dancing in between—and never before shouting, “It’s showtime!”