Fallen Angels Dance Theatre has collaborated with Brighton based New Note Orchestra. Their most ambitious live professional performance project to date, saw 22 musicians take to the stage with 11 dancers, 33 strong cast a combination of professional artists and a community of people with lived experiences of addiction recovery and those living with mental health conditions.
With performances at Storyhouse and The Linbury Theatre at Royal Opera house, audiences of over 800 people in Chester and London, whilst the live stream of the ROH Insights event has already been witnessed by over 6.5k internationally.
Audience members fed-back their excitement to witness “A historic event”.
The production achieved significant national interest with press coverage including: ITN National news with interviews by Journalist Nina Nannar, Sunday Time article from David Jays, as well as local coverage from newspapers and BBC radio.
FADT and NNO are looking forward their next project in development with Storyhouse, and have plans already in place for the Traces through Time next stage – ROH Creative Exchange programme starting in April 2024 culminating in performance at the Royal Opera House’s Paul Hamlyn Hall in June, where they will be joined by dancers from Royal Ballet.
FADT Creative and Strategic Director says:
“Continuing to develop collaborations and relationships, our work is going from strength to strength, and our work with people in recovery through dance is achieving national recognition as we remain the only dance company in the UK to explore recovery from addiction. “
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