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When Angels Fall

When Angels Fall

Finding hope at the end of the world.

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FEB 20 - 24, 2019

Man and The Machine

When Angels Fall

When Angels Fall meditates on humanity’s relationship to the mechanical and the resilience of the human spirit. The man vs. the machine motif is transformed into a multi-disciplinary performance, combining acrobatics, dance, clown and technical elements, bringing the uncertainty of our mechanized future into the body and onto to the stage. As audiences, we are invited to question the connection between us and machinery, how we interact with it and how we exist outside of…

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Circus and Movement at ArtsEmerson

When Angels Fall

ArtsEmerson is proud to bring a variety of shows to our stages–in the past nine seasons, we have seen dance shows like Step Afrika’s The Migration: Reflections on Jacob Lawrence, multimedia performances like Cold Blood and Ada/Ava, music theater like Octavia E. Butler’s The Parable of the Sower and The Magic Flute, and of course, circus acts like The 7 Fingers’ Reversible. Next week, ArtsEmerson will welcome renowned interdisciplinary artist Raphaëlle Boitel to the Cutler…

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TAKING THE LEAP BY ARTISTIC DIRECTOR DAVID DOWER

When Angels Fall

Now in our ninth season, ArtsEmerson has established a reputation for putting the world on stage here in Boston. We take pride in offering audiences access to artists and cultures from around the globe that would otherwise not be seen in the city. ArtsEmerson’s seasons are an opportunity for the adventurous and the curious to explore the world. People frequently ask me how we even choose these shows, they seem so consistently different from each…

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ENTER TO WIN TICKETS TO WHEN ANGELS FALL!

When Angels Fall

In anticipation for When Angels Fall (FEB 20-24), we at ArtsEmerson decided to create an enter-to-win contest, allowing Boston audiences the opportunity to win two free tickets to this show! Inspired by the show, which tells the tale of flightless angels surviving a global apocalypse, ArtsEmerson designed an 8×8 banner, complete with massive angel wings, ready for people to pose, snap, and post! The wings will be traveling around the city but you can currently…

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THE CAREER OF RAPHAËLLE BOITEL, CREATOR OF WHEN ANGELS FALL

When Angels Fall

Raphaëlle Boitel began her career at a young age when her family decided to, quite literally, join the circus. Her family’s involvement in the arts helped guide Boitel towards her career in performance art and theater. Her passion for the aerialist artform and contortionism continued to grow, alongside her talent. In 1992 Boitel joined the National School of Circus Arts Fratellini, an internationally esteemed institution that focuses specifically on educating emerging circus performers and artists,…

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