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Press Release: Fallen Angels perform "Upon Awakening" at the Lowry on 16th November

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Press Release:


Local Recovery community join Fallen Angels at The Lowry:


Fallen Angels Dance Theatre who aim to transform the lives of people struggling with addiction, will perform a full length dance theatre production “Upon Awakening” on 16th November at The Lowry Salford Quays.


“This is a big achievement for Fallen Angels, we are feeling really blessed and delighted  that the artistic quality and vision for our work with people in recovery is being recognised.” explains Claire Morris from Fallen Angels.


Artistic Director Paul Bayes Kitcher has been developing the dance theatre production over the last 2 years, and with the support of The Lowry is bringing the production to the prestigious venue’s studio theatre with professional dancers and people in recovery from addiction who have developed their skills and interests in the arts through our programmes. 


The Company will be joined on stage with a group of local people in recovery from addiction. The group have been meeting weekly at The Orchard recovery hub in Salford with funding from Achieve Salford Recovery Service Community Asset Fund. They have participated in workshops and choreography led by Paul Bayes Kitcher and have created a performance curtain raiser before Upon Awakening. For some it will be there first performance on a stage and it is wonderful to be able to give them this life affirming experience.


Fallen Angels productions integrates people in recovery from addiction to create a fully inclusive authentic theatre production. Performer Damian Stewart being a focal point in the production the aim of which sets out to break down the stigma surrounding addiction and recovery. 


During the last tour of Upon Awakening at Royal Opera House londondance.com said: “Full of insight and powerfully moving”


For more information and to book:  “Upon Awakening” 16th November (http://www.thelowry.com/event/upon-awakening1) or http://www.fallenangelsdancetheatre.co.uk/events


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Fallen Angels Dance Theatre (FADT): Recovery through dance theatre


FADT exists to support those in recovery from addiction to transform their lives, and to share the recovery journey with the wider public, through dance, performance and creativity.


Our vision is to provide high quality dance theatre experiences for people in recovery from addiction where they are accepted, valued, and realise their potential.


FADT provides a structured pathway to enhance recovery from addiction through:


Participation: workshops, projects and training

Outcomes of the activities we deliver are increased confidence and self esteem, a platform for achievement and developing social networks, in a safe and caring environment.


Performance: live, recorded dance theatre and public speaking:

Real life Journeys for and about people in recovery. We do this to raise awareness, breaking down barriers and stigma



For further information contact:

Claire Morris: m: +(44) 7801 478 548 e: claire@fallenangelsdancetheatre.co.uk

or find us on twitter: @AngelsPaul or like our Facebook page.



Registered Charity Number 1158251 

Company Limited by Guarantee in England and Wales - Number: 8909000

Registered address: 18 Pearl Lane Chester CH3 5NX



Performances in November: 



Wednesday 16th November 8pm

The Lowry Aldridge Studio

Salford Quays




tel: Box Office: 0843 208 6000

Tickets: £12 (£10)


Wednesday 9th November 7.30pm

University of Chester, Kingsway Dance Performance Space CKW005, Kingsway Campus, Chester, CH2 2LB 



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