Rise and Fall

Rise and Fall - A photo of Steffi on a big balloon.

Come and explore an ecosystem of balloons: universes in

★★★★ “A fun and fascinating production” London Theatre 1

"A unique, poetic, physical theatre experience" Children's Theatre Reviews

"A perfect invitation to let your imagination weave its own story" The Young Londoner

In Rise And Fall you’ll meet all manner of balloons from small floating moons to vast bouncing orbs. Forever expanding and contracting, balloons are free to float, fly and sway. Hold your breath and go sailing away. Rise and Fall is a poetic and intriguing performance for young audiences about holding on and letting go.

Suitable for ages 2+

Rise and Fall is currently touring to the following venues:

Cambridge Junction - Sun 29 Sept 2019 at 11.30am and 2.30pm

Greenwich Theatre - Sat 26 Oct at 2pm and Sun 27 Oct at 10am and 12.30pm

G-Live - Sat 2 Nov at 11am and 2pm

The Lowry - Sun 10 Nov at 1pm and 3pm

Watermans - Sun 2 Feb at 11.30am, 1.30pm and 3.30pm

The New Wolsey Studio - Sat 8 Feb at 11am and 1.30pm

Farnham Maltings - Sun 8 March at 11am and 2pm

Waterside (Sale) - Sun 15 March at 11.30am and 2.30pm

Rise and Fall first took flight in Autumn 2018 and travelled to the following theatres:

Rose Theatre Kingston, Poplar Union, artsdepot, Polka Theatre, The Artground, Singapore, in partnership with Five Stones Theatre, Half Moon Theatre, Little Angel Theatre and Royal Opera House.

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Cast and Creatives

Rise and Fall was devised by the company.

Director: Chloe Stephens
Performer: Stefanie Sommer
Associate Director: Matt Hutchinson
Lighting: Aaron Dootson
Design: Helen Coyston
Sound: James Nicholson
Choreography: Abigail Huan
Stage Manager: Jordan Whitwell