If Cities Could Dance

Latina Dancer Uplifts Stories from U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Season 5 Episode 1 | 6m 38s | Video has closed captioning.

In Tucson, Arizona, dancer and choreographer Yvonne Montoya mixes contemporary dance with oral histories from the American Southwest borderlands, showcasing the diversity of voices, experiences, and body movements of Latinx, Mexican American, Chicanx, Mexican and other immigrant communities. Her dance “Braceros” was inspired by her father who as a child worked alongside migrant farmworkers.

Aired: 04/27/22

Rating: NR

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If Cities Could Dance is a local public television program presented by KQED.