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 available for touring.

The show first took flight in Autumn 2018 and has so far travelled to the following theatres:

artsdepot, Cambridge Junction, Farnham Matings, G-Live, Greenwich Theatre, Half Moon Theatre, Little Angel Theatre, Polka Theatre, Poplar Union, The Artground (Singapore) in partnership with Five Stones Theatre, The Lowry, The New Wolsey Studio, Rose Theatre Kingston, Royal Opera House and Watermans.

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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