Chicago’s Largest 'Thriller' Flash Mob Ever Being Planned For Halloween
By Jon Graef in Arts & Entertainment on Oct 18, 2014 8:00PM
Flash mobs may seem beyond passé at this point, yet not even the most jaded flash mobster can resist the siren call of the Thriller dance. And so, I|O Urban Roofscape at The Godfrey Hotel hosts what they are dubbing Chicago’s largest "Thriller Flash Mob" on October 31 to celebrate their first Halloween.
Here's how it goes down:
Don’t worry if you don’t know all the creepy, crawly moves, because instructors at Flirty Girl Fitness will be happy to teach them to both men and women that night. Thriller classes will be held at their studio located at 2215 N Halsted Street at 6:00pm, 7:00pm and 8:00pm. Come in costume or bring it with you. Either way, Flirty Girl’s staff can help transform you into the living dead with nail, hair and make-up services for $5 - $15.
After the Thriller choreography is perfected, or at least sort of learned, the mob will head to the Halloween party at I|O Urban Roofscape beginning at 9:00pm. Then, at 10:31pm and again at midnight, all the preparation will pay off as the dance floor will be invaded by ghouls and zombies breaking out into coordinated dance to Michael Jackson’s Thriller.
Flirty Girl Fitness is located in Lincoln Park, because of course it is.
You're nobody if you haven't tried to do the Thriller dance at least once in your lifetime. But whether or not you want to try to do so amongst a group of perfect strangers in Halloween costumes is an entirely different matter. Tickets to this macabre soirée can be bought here.
Just remember to have someone do the Vincent Price narration as well.
Flirty Girl Fitness is located at 2215 N. Halsted St; I|O Urban Roofscape is located at 127 W. Huron St.