CONTEMPORARY FORMS | DEEP WINTER  series
Feb
1
to Feb 22

CONTEMPORARY FORMS | DEEP WINTER series

a CONTEMPORARY FORMS dance class series for EXPERIENCED DANCERS. 

THURSDAY mornings in FEBRUARY
from 10:30AM - 12PM
@ LINKS HALL | STUDIO A | 3111 N. WESTERN AVENUE
$8 per class | cash or venmo

<<< >>> this Contemporary Forms CLASS SERIES is hosted by LINKS HALL + will occur weekly for one month each SEASON in 2017 -2018, taught by Kilmurray and a guest teacher.  

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CONTEMPORARY FORMS | SPRING series
Apr
5
to Apr 26

CONTEMPORARY FORMS | SPRING series

a CONTEMPORARY FORMS dance class series for EXPERIENCED DANCERS.

THURSDAY mornings in APRIL
from 10:30AM - 12PM
@ LINKS HALL | STUDIO A | 3111 N. WESTERN AVENUE
$8 per class | cash or venmo

<<< >>> this Contemporary Forms CLASS SERIES is hosted by LINKS HALL + will occur weekly for one month each SEASON in 2017 -2018, taught by Kilmurray and a guest teacher.  

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CONTEMPORARY FORMS | SUMMER series
Jun
1
to Jun 29

CONTEMPORARY FORMS | SUMMER series

a CONTEMPORARY FORMS dance class series for EXPERIENCED DANCERS.

FRIDAY mornings in JUNE
from 10:30AM - 12PM
@ LINKS HALL | STUDIO A | 3111 N. WESTERN AVENUE
$8 per class | cash or venmo

<<< >>> this Contemporary Forms CLASS SERIES is hosted by LINKS HALL + will occur weekly for one month each SEASON in 2017 -2018, taught by Kilmurray and a guest teacher.  

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SALONATHON: Family
Jan
22
8:30 PM20:30

SALONATHON: Family

Salonathon's curatorial team is comprised of BINDU POROORI, JOE VARISCO, WILL VON VOGT and JANE BEACHY. Our Operations Manager is the fabulous CORRIE BESSE. Salonathon is a home for underground, emerging, and genre-defying art! For more information, visit 

Hosted by JANE BEACHY

Featuring:
AASIA BULLOCK
ANAGHA SUNDARARAJAN
BILL BULLOCK
DARLING SHEAR
ERIN KILMURRAY / THE FLY HONEYS
ISHI METKAR
JESSICA MARTIN
MALIC WHITE
MARY DON BEACHY, BOB BEACHY, + LAURA (BEACHY) LANGDON
VAL BEACHY + BOBBY BEACHY
QUINN TSAN
WHITNEY ALLEN
WILL VON VOGT

With beats by DJ DANNY LEROY

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Quinn Tsan, McKenzie Chinn & Erin Kilmurray at Constellation
Jan
18
9:00 PM21:00

Quinn Tsan, McKenzie Chinn & Erin Kilmurray at Constellation

Quinn Tsan, McKenzie Chinn, Erin Kilmurray at Constellation

Tsan, Chinn and Kilmurray  perform selections of their own work and pay tribute to their Artistic influences from Lucille Clifton to Leonard Cohen to Serena Williams.

The evening will be a lot like a human being: complicated, layered, and allowed and often to be more than one thing at one time.

for more info: https://www.constellation-chicago.com/event/1624870-quinn-tsan-mckenzie-chinn-chicago/

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DANCE LAB(s) : Guest Teacher | New Orleans
Jan
6
10:30 PM22:30

DANCE LAB(s) : Guest Teacher | New Orleans

SATURDAY JANUARY 6 @ 10:30am - 12pm @ ART KLUB

 1941 ARTS STREET ; NEW ORLEANS , LOUISIANA

This weekly class + practice series is hosted + taught by NOLA dance artist, Shannon Stewart | Screaming Traps. I’ll be stepping in to guest teach  technique class for the first of the New Year!  FOR MORE INFO : https://www.facebook.com/events/304243966732711/

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CHICAGO DANCES
Dec
16
8:00 PM20:00

CHICAGO DANCES

Presented by The Cambrians + Pursuit Productions, CHICAGO DANCES is a full weekend (Dec 14 - 17) of dance works with a site-specific twist on a mixed repertoire contemporary dance evening; featuring choreography by Shannon Alvis, Kevin Iega Jeff, and Ahmad Simmons. 

For one-night-only,  Kilmurray will be performing a brand new solo-in-progress, GIANT , within this program. GIANT is being created in tandem with latest developing ensemble work, Search Party.

FOR MORE INFO: https://www.facebook.com/events/129002884409049/

 

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CONTEMPORARY FORMS | pre-WINTER series
Dec
7
to Dec 21

CONTEMPORARY FORMS | pre-WINTER series

a CONTEMPORARY FORMS dance class series for EXPERIENCED DANCERS. 

THURSDAY mornings in DECEMBER
from 10:30AM - 12PM
@ LINKS HALL | STUDIO A | 3111 N. WESTERN AVENUE
$8 per class | cash or venmo

taught by Erin Kilmurray (12.7 + 12.14 ) + guest teacher Kaitlin Webster (12.21) + no class on 12/28.

<<< >>> :: GET YOUR ASS TO CLASS + come to dance, play, sweat, try, fail, locomote, test your endurance, find your leg, fall off of your leg, slide around and fuck it up however you like. 

 

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Elevate Chicago Dance : Friday Oct 20
Oct
20
10:00 PM22:00

Elevate Chicago Dance : Friday Oct 20

Kilmurray will be showing an excerpt of her latest developing work, Search Party, as a part of Elevate Chicago Dance. 

Elevate lands at Links Hall for a night beginning with spacious dreams from The Humans and body transformation with Kris Lenzo. Erin Kilmurray shifts the room from performance to dance party, and the insane speed and rhythmic complexity of The ERA Footwork Crew is dance from another dimension.

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

To learn more, visit ChicagoDancemakers.org/Elevate. 

http://www.ticketfly.com/event/1571011-elevate-chicago-dance-chicago/

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HCL OPEN HOUSE
Oct
19
7:00 PM19:00

HCL OPEN HOUSE

A tradition that reaches back to the beginning of the organization, HCL’s biannual Open House gives an opportunity for artists and audiences to come together and celebrate new artwork in an environment of experimentation and discovery. Each Open House includes exciting works by present and past Sponsored Artists, highlighting the diversity and impact that the program has made upon the Chicago arts landscape. Hundreds of participants enjoy new and interactive experiences amidst food and drink in an atmosphere of transformative celebration.

PARTICIPATING ARTISTS
Jessica Aszodi
Chicago Balinese Gamelan
Earsight Duo & Danny Clay
Hot Kitchen
Anthony Janas
Erin Kilmurray
A.J. McClenon
Nadia Oussenko
Andy Slater and Ambrosia Bartosekulva
Kevin Sparrow
Zafa Collective

https://www.facebook.com/events/133293157282884/
Presented in collaboration with Hairpin Arts Center
https://www.facebook.com/HairpinArtsCenter
http://hairpinartscenter.org/
www.highconceptlabs.org

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CONTEMPORARY FORMS | FALL class series
Oct
6
to Oct 27

CONTEMPORARY FORMS | FALL class series

a CONTEMPORARY FORMS dance class series for EXPERIENCED DANCERS in the FALL with ERIN KILMURRAY.

FRIDAY mornings in OCTOBER
from 10:30AM - 12PM
@ LINKS HALL | STUDIO A | 3111 N. WESTERN AVENUE
$8 per class | cash or venmo

<<< >>> :: GET YOUR ASS TO CLASS this FALL

<<< >>> this Contemporary Forms CLASS SERIES is hosted by LINKS HALL + will occur weekly for one month each SEASON in 2017 -2018, taught by Kilmurray and a guest teacher.  

 

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The Fly Honey Show VIII
Aug
10
to Sep 2

The Fly Honey Show VIII

The Fly Honey Show returns for it's 8th season!

The Den Theater | August 10 - September 2 | Thursday - Saturdays | 10:30PM

Directed + Choreographed by Kilmurray, The Fly Honey Show promises an intimate yet explosive celebration of body + sex positivity through a feminist perspective with a carefully curated, rotating set of genre-defying, collaborative and radical performance acts.

Reimagining the classic cabaret, The Fly Honey Show features Chicago’s premiere artists, a live band, and The Fly Honey + Hive: a fierce group of dancers, musicians, actors, designers and performance artists who foster a safe space for advancing gender equality and promoting self-love.

<<<>>>

for more info / tickets visit : www.theflyhoneyshow.com

 

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Dance In The Parks | guest choreographer
Jul
17
to Aug 3

Dance In The Parks | guest choreographer

Kilmurray is thrilled to join the roster of Chicago choreographers selected to set work on the 2017 Dance in the Parks season, led by Artistic Director Katie McCann. 

This work will be presented in a repertory series and performed in various Chicago parks from July 15 - August 3rd. 

For more information, please visit : http://danceintheparks.org

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the JIM | teaching artist
Jun
27
to Jul 11

the JIM | teaching artist

the JIM (developed + directed by Jessie Marasa) is a low cost membership program offering daily classes in dance, somatics and improvisation. It stands for The Joy in Moving and is designed by dancers redefining their current cultural means for going to the gym. 

Kilmurray is among an accomplished roster of Chicago teaching artists who will bring their own take of the JIM mission to the studio. Her class description + details are below:

dance club | This class is for experienced movers to activate dancing as a mindful individual practice and a catalyst for creating community. We will play, sweat, try, fail, locomote, and get physical together as we explore the nature of our movement and it's relationship to music and joy.

Tuesday June 27 8PM - 9:30PM + Tuesday July 11 8PM - 9 :30PM | Hamlin Park Fieldhouse

for more information, please visit : https://thejim.org

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C O N T E M P O R A R Y   F O R M S :: JUNE class series
Jun
2
to Jun 30

C O N T E M P O R A R Y F O R M S :: JUNE class series

a CONTEMPORARY FORMS dance class series with ERIN KILMURRAY for EXPERIENCED DANCERS in JUNE

@ LINKS HALL | STUDIO A | 3111 N. WESTERN AVENUE
$8 per class | cash or venmo

week #1
friday, june 2nd | *12:30PM - 2:00PM

week #2
*THURSDAY, june 8th | 10:30AM - 12:00PM

week #3 : guest teacher !!!! 
friday, june 16th | 10:30AM - 12:00PM

week #4
friday, june 23rd | 10:30AM - 12:00PM

week #15
friday, june 30th | 10:30AM - 12:00PM

<<< >>> :: GET YOUR ASS TO CLASS + GET PHYSICAL with me in a space that is both a mindful individual practice and a catalyst for creating community.

Class includes a warm-up, sometimes improvisation, certainly floorwork and phrase work that highlight effort, athleticism, musicality and sensation while checking in and checking out of your foundational techniques. The goal is to stop thinking about the choreography and start finding new ways to perform + activate it. 

((the studio will always be open @ 15 minutes before class begins to stretch a leg, do an X roll, finish your coffee and talk to a friend))

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j e l l o Performance Series | guest curation
May
1
7:00 PM19:00

j e l l o Performance Series | guest curation

Kilmurray will guest curate the fifth installment of J e l l o - a performance series founded by Jessica Cornish, and is now co-coordinated by Tuli Bera and Carla Gruby.  J e l l o creates a space for dance artists to experiment, create, risk, and try. 

May 1st | Links Hall | Studio A | featuring work by Samantha Allen ; Jessica Miller Tomlinson ; Kristina Isabelle ; Honey Pot Performance ; Joe Musiel ; Ennis Martin ; Courtney Mackedanz ; Laboratory Dancers; Aurora Tabar | for more information visit : https://jello.dance

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Call Forth The Future : Art AIDS America Exhibition Closing
Apr
2
5:30 PM17:30

Call Forth The Future : Art AIDS America Exhibition Closing

Presented by Salonathon, Call Forth The Future is a special off-site performance series that will respond to the groundbreaking exhibition Art AIDS America Chicago, and lean purposefully toward the future.  Kilmurray has been selected to show work alongside a series of Chicago performance artists and is hosted by the Alphawood Foundation.

Sunday, April 2 5:30-8PM | The Alphawood Gallery ; 2401 N. Halsted Street | FREE 

Salonathon is an engine for experimental work, an inclusive creative community, and a great party. It manifests every Monday night at Beauty Bar as a performance series, and also in the form of residencies, retreats and partnerships beyond. Since 2011, Salonathon has hosted thousands of performances and artists, and has nurtured the development of dozens of new projects and collaborations. Salonathon is a home for underground, emerging and genre-defying art! Learn more at www.salonathon.org.

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THE FURIES:  premiere screening
Mar
29
6:00 PM18:00

THE FURIES: premiere screening

King is a Fink Productions + OPEN TV  present the premiere screening of THE FURIES,  their latest dance-for-camera project exploring female rage through movement- which features a series of solos choreographed by Erin Kilmurray, Paige Cunningham- Caladrella and Kaitlin Webster. 

Kilmurray will also be showing an excerpt of her latest dance-in-progress, SEARCH PARTY.

For more information visit : https://www.facebook.com/events/265226980597615/

 

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HOUSE SHOW : dances-in-progress
Mar
18
to Mar 19

HOUSE SHOW : dances-in-progress

A showing of dances-in-progress created to jumpstart  SEARCH PARTY  –  a new evening length dance work by Kilmurray investigating dance-floor-politics.

This work claims dancing as an act of resistance, a form of relief and release, a test of one’s own aliveness, vulnerability and fear, a catalyst for creating  community and a spark for contagious joy.  Right now, this material exists somewhere between The Concert Stage + The Nightclub.

Featuring collaborations + performances by Samantha Allen, Tia Monet Greer, Alyssa Gregory, Sarah Mitchell, Stephanie Paul, Cassandra Porter + Kaitlin Webster.

MARCH 18 + 19 | 8PM | @ HOMEroom studio | Drinks + feedback to follow | 

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CONTEMPORARY FORMS :: JANUARY class series
Jan
6
to Jan 27

CONTEMPORARY FORMS :: JANUARY class series

QUICK/DIRTY/PULSE class series is a CONTEMPORARY FORMS class with ERIN KILMURRAY every FRIDAY MORNING in JANUARY

@ LINKS HALL | STUDIO A | 3111 N. WESTERN AVENUE
january 6, january 13, january 20* + january 27 | 10:30am - 12 pm
$5 | *class on 1/20 will be held early @ 9:15am - 11am

Class includes a warm-up, sometimes improvisation, certainly floorwork and phrase work that highlight effort, athleticism, musicality and sensation while checking in and checking out of your foundational techniques. The goal is to stop thinking about the choreography and start finding new ways to perform + activate it. 
 

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HCCDF
Sep
16
to Sep 17

HCCDF

Harvest Chicago Contemporary Dance Festival 2016

Ruth Page Center for the Arts | 8PM

Dive Baby Dive | performed by Ginny Cook + Cheryl Nowlin + Maggie Koller + Sarah Mitchell

 

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The Chicago On Screen : Local Film Fest
Aug
30
to Sep 3

The Chicago On Screen : Local Film Fest

The Chicago Park District : Movies in the Park  is screening BEDROOMS all week as a part of their local film festival. Locations below; beginning at dusk.

+ August 30 // Northerly Island
+ August 31 // Palmer Square Park
+ September 1 // West Pullman Park
+ September 2 // Pulaski Park
+ September 3 // Midway Plaisance Park

http://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/events/chicago-onscreen-about-the-films/

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The Fly Honey Show
Aug
18
to Sep 3

The Fly Honey Show

The Fly Honey Show 2016

The Chopin Theater | August 18 - September 3 | 10:30PM 

Created + Directed by Erin Kilmurray

Hosted by Mary Williamson

Musical Direction by John Cicora

Produced by Missi Davis

Choreographed by Erin Kilmurray with Alyssa Gregory; Kasey Alfonso; Josh Anderson; Ryan Tang

Producing Curation by Joe Varisco

Featuring Chicago's Premiere Performance Artists

Presented by The Inconvenience

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MEDIUMS No. 4
Jun
23
8:00 PM20:00

MEDIUMS No. 4

Constellation | 8PM

MEDIUMS is an interdisciplinary evening featuring four+ Artist’s work in Film, Music, Dance, and Performance. Each night will be curated around a common aesthetic to encourage crossover amongst disciplines and give access to audiences who are interested in unfamiliar forms. Curated by Quinn Tsan, Erin Kilmurray, Emily Esperanza

Featuring | Dive Baby Dive ; performed by Ginny Cook + Jillian Endebrock + Maggie Koller + Kaitlin Webster

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