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In the Wurkz, a footwork stage performance by The Era

  • Hamilton Park 513 W 72nd St Chicago, Illinois United States (map)

The Era Footwork Crew announces IN THE WURKZ, a new footwork stage show performance debuting on the South Side of Chicago on August 27th in Hamilton Park for FREE.

IN THE WURKZ mixes dance, film and poetry with music to tell stories about Chicago from a footworker's perspective. Footwork is an undergound dance / music style that goesback decades on the South and Westsides of Chicago.

The Era Footwork Crew started as a crew on the South Side in 2014. The group features five highly regarded battle dancers from Chicago: P-Top, Steelo, Litebulb, Chief Manny and Dempsey, all memebers of esteemed vattle cliques Terra squad and Goon Squad. THE ERA also work in close collaboration with Teklife CREW DJ's, performing with them at festivals, clubs and art galleries around the world.

IN THE WURKZ was inspired by the need to teach and expand the Chicago history of footwork as it lives and breathes through THE Era's "Wurkz", another name for footwork dancing. IN THE WURKZ pushes footwork forward, opening upnew perspectives on Chicago that are rarley heard and sometimes silenced

For interview requests, please email:

Instagram/ @we_the_era_
Twitter/ @theeratakeover

Later Event: August 27