In Context: Falling Out

Falling Out is usually is usually both a conclusion along using a beginning: the final work in Phantom Limb Company’s decade-long trilogy about climate change, the piece strives to spark conversation along with action on environmental issues. Context is usually everything, so we’ve provided some links below for you to contribute, read, watch, along with listen to content in which will enhance your understanding of the show along with the issues. Add your perspective to the conversation by leaving a message with the Memory Telephone, or posting inside the comments below along with on social media using #BAMNextWave.


Call for Participation
Share your story with the Memory Telephone (BAM blog)
An invitation coming from Phantom Limb Company: be a part of the production by recording your story of water, loss, along with trust. Your contribution may be used inside the show at BAM.
Program Notes

Falling Out (PDF)



Phantom Limb Company explores human toll of Fukushima disaster with “Falling Out” (Tennesseean)

An interview with creators Jessica Grindstaff along with Erik Sanko about their research along with process for creating Falling Out.


What Can Puppets Teach Us About Climate Change—along with Ourselves? (BAM blog)

Erik Sanko has called puppets the blank slates onto which we project our innermost selves. Writing for the BAM blog, Robert Wood explores the fragility along with humanity of puppetry along with butoh, along with its connection to our relationship with the planet we call home.


The Visual Magic of Phantom Limb (Artists & Climate Change)

Director, designer along with co-founder Jessica Grindstaff discusses how art can help spark discussion along with action on climate change.

Watch & Listen

generating Falling Out (Vimeo)
Phantom Limb theatre artists Jessica Grindstaff along with Erik Sanko discuss their artistic response to the Fukushima nuclear disaster, loss, along with environmental peril.

Jessica Grindstaff along with Erik Sanko on “All of the item”  (WNYC)
Phantom Limb Company’s co-founders talk with brand-new York Public Radio’s Alison Stewart about the third installment of their trilogy on climate change.

today your turn…

How did you enjoy the show? Likes? Dislikes? Surprises? Tell us what’s on your mind inside the comments below along with on social media using #FallingOut.

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In Context: Falling Out

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