New York City Subway Dancers Keep Moving Despite Bans And Multiple Arrests
In a BBC mini-documentary, participants in New York City dance movement known as "Litefeet" discuss the reputation that their shared passion has garnered them as well as unwanted notoriety in the eyes of lawmakers. Litefeet dancers often incorporate acrobatic movements using the poles inside subway cars into their routines, which has prompted police officers to arrest them on the grounds of public endangerment and solicitation charges.
According to the documentary, the New York City Police Department arrested 358 dancers in 2014, and some individual dancers claim to have been arrested over 15 times each. Despite the bans and arrests, this hasn't stopped the dancers from doing what they love.
Check out the documentary below: