Thursday, October 19

dfbrl8r gallery - PERFORMANCES

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2017 - 10:00 PM

Elevate Chicago Dance is a citywide festival with public performances and invited studio showings at nine creative spaces around the city, featuring close to forty Chicago choreographers and dance companies. 

Friday, October 20
Saturday, October 21

Elevate stretches into the night at Defibrillator, with Khecari, Antibody Corp, Darling Shear, and Zephyr occupying the gallery, basement and back spaces with vital new works stretching the limits of the mind-body continuum.

$5 by donation.


Advanced tickets are not available.  Donations will be requested at the door on the night of the performance.



Adam Rose and April Lynn / Antibody Corp
makes uncanny performances from the standpoint of a theoretical Antibody — an amorphous body that evades categorization — using music, movement, visual art and languages both real and invented.


Darling Shear
recreates, restages and reenacts dance from film musicals from the 1920’s to the 70’s, working as a post-gender artist to explore and provoke new ways of encountering the world around us.


sees art as a fluid, undefined, questioning and questing force in society. Choreographers Julia Rae Antonick and Jonathan Meyer and their collaborators in dance, music, and design unveil the latest phase of their extended installation The Retreat.

developed their site-specific project in residency at DFBRL8R. Created by artisitc director Michelle Kranicke and architect David Sundry, the project navigates the gap between the ephemeral nature of the performative and the more lasting nature of an environment.

dfbrl8r Gallery
1463 W. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL  60642

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