Circus News

La Perle: Be Transported to Another World

As Dubai’s only resident theatre extravaganza, La Perle, celebrates its first year anniversary, we discover what’s new, how to learn to expect the unexpected, and what the future holds for the show inspired by Dubai.

La Perle is a breathtaking fusion of artistic performance, creative imagery and ground-breaking technology. Created by Franco Dragone, the man credited with bringing contemporary circus into mainstream entertainment via Cirque du Soleil, this 885-minuteperformance combines death-defying acrobatic stunts with outrageous costumes, technical wizardry and constant action. Based around a central pool of water, a dream-like plot and a host of larger-than-life characters, the part-circus, part-theatre show is all-encompassing and quite unforgettable.

Andy Levey has a dream job. As Head of Marketing for Al Habtoor City-based production, he’s responsible for ensuring the thousands of guests passing through the purpose-built theatre every week have a fantastic time. Here, he provides the inside track on Dragone’s artistic masterpiece.

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