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Fallen Angels Dance Theatre “exists to break down barriers and change perceptions of what live theatre can be�. The stage is occupied by former addicts, each with their own recovery story portrayed through their movements but these are non-dancers, with no theatrical background, so how can this work? This is the challenge for founder and choreographer, Paul Bayes Kitcher. In the last year the group has gone from performing at small, local showcase events to full houses at established venues like The Lowry, Salford and the Royal Opera House, London. They were even asked personally to perform at the book launch of Russell Brand. The group is not all about the big performances though. They have recently become a charity due to the primary participatory work they do with people in the local community, specifically in addiction and recovery. They also work with a focus on young people and prisons. I caught up with Paul to talk about the group and its impressive recent achievements...

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