freedom2dance

freedom2dance

In 1970s New York, a powerfully liberating dance culture emerged in the face of social strife and inequality. It fostered a vibrant community of dancers who found their freedom of expression jeopardized by Mayor Giuliani’s revival of Prohibition-era Cabaret Laws that make dancing illegal. freedom2dance looks at the history and implications of this controversial legislation from the perspective of New York City’s iconic underground dance scene.