Visceral Dance Chicago brings back TAKE!
Visceral Dance Chicago – a contemporary dance company that is constantly pursuing a deeper focus of intent that continues to challenge audience expectations – announces the return of TAKE – Oct 5 – 22, 2024, Thursdays at 7 p.m., Friday and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Sundays at 2p.m., The Space at Rockwell, 3031 N Rockwell Street in Chicago.
Set to an electronic recorded score mixed with live music, TAKE premiered in November 2018 to an audience with an in-the-round setting allowing audiences an up-close connection with each artist on their journey throughout.
TAKE is an interconnection with Visceral that suggests you can’t take without giving and can’t give without taking. While focused on a sense of community, Visceral offers a shared experience connecting to humans, not just as an audience but as individuals. Through intimacy and bold movements, Visceral gives a connective yet reactive energy that is selfless and unwavering. The piece is an interactive experience inviting a dialogue and conversation between dancers and audience members.
In addition to TAKE, Visceral Dance has the following performances lined up:
Within, November 17 19, 2023: Visceral’s annual evening features works created by company dancers on company dancers, trainees, work-study dancers, and studio company members. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m. at The Ann Barzel Theater at Visceral Dance Center, 3121 N. Rockwell, Chicago.
SpringELEVEN, March dates to be announced: The program includes a world premiere by Roderick George, company premiere of 18 + 1 by Gustavo Rameriz Sansano and other audience favorites.
SOLUS, May 2–5, 2024: Each year, Pupillo identifies a theme and selects 10 choreographers who each create work for an individual Visceral dancer. “Solus” is a performance featuring the resulting solo works. Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m. at The Ann Barzel Theater at Visceral Dance Center, 3121 N. Rockwell, Chicago.
Visceral Dance Chicago, founded and led by Artistic Director Nick Pupillo, has been engaging and connecting its artists with audiences since 2013 and is now a nationally and internationally recognized driving force in contemporary dance. The company has developed a diverse and respected repertoire that continues to challenge audiences’ expectations. Visceral Dance exemplifies Pupillo’s daring vision to explore the infinite possibilities of contemporary movement and present the best of emerging, established, and innovative choreographers. The company has been praised for its exceptional technicality, diversity, versatility, and daring athleticism.
More performance details are available at visceraldance.com/performances