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Archive listings for Wrestling An Angel

Work type: Dance or ballet.

Part II - The Haunting of a Life - T093679133

Wrestling An Angel takes the audience on a physical and emotional voyage through the complex landscape of the human body and mind in the unique setting of surgery and slaughter. With a cast of over thirty performers - arresting images and fascinating characters haunt the spaces as the audiences explores these buildings. The second part, taking place on a different evening, continues at The Abattoir, a vast underground space. Formally a real abattoir, the audience moves through a collection of beautifully lit rooms guided by haunting music and sound and encountering a priest taking confession, a floating carpet of dust and an angel amongst a host of performers. Video projections flare up and recede, resembling flickering images of fragmented memories and thoughts, creating a twilight world of the imagination. The first part of the performance takes place at the Old Operating Theatre Museum, London Bridge on Nov 5-7 and 12-15. It is essential to book your time slot in advance. Audience capacity is strictly limited so we recommend early booking to avoid disappointment.Choreographer Athina Vahla.
3 Dec 04 to 11 Dec 04General, Outer London :: V1087
listing details L0224159574

Part I - The Dying Fall - T75892071

Wrestling An Angel takes the audience on a physical and emotional voyage through the complex landscape of the human body and mind in the unique setting of surgery and slaughter. With a cast of over thirty performers - arresting images and fascinating characters haunt the spaces as the audiences explores these buildings. The first part of the performance will begin in the Herb Garret of the Old Operating Theatre Museum, surrounded by medical specimens preserved in formaldehyde, before moving into the Old Operating Theatre, a chilling historical monument in itself. In small groups of twenty, the audience will experience the brutality of science on the body reflected in the movement of the dancers and enhanced by an eerie industrial soundscape. The second part takes place in The Abattoir, Clerkenwell on Dec 3. It is essential to book your time slot in advance. Audience capacity is strictly limited so we recommend early booking to avoid disappointment.Choreographer Athina Vahla.
5 Nov 04 to 15 Nov 04Old Operating Theatre, Inner London :: V516712576
listing details L1320935121

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