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Sand Aeration

Dragone’s 2023 production Terhal pioneered a custom-designed theatrical effect using sand aeration.  Dragone created the effect with Luminous Show Technology, based in the UK. In our research for Terhal, we saw smaller scale experiments with sand aeration on YouTube that made us ask: could we do it on a massive scale? A transcription of Dragone […]

Live Design: Terhal

Hannah Kinnersly of Live Design Online interviewed Josh Selander, Lighting Designer for Dragone’s Terhal.  The interview explored the show, the lighting plot, and the adventure of Dragone’s first show in Saudi Arabia. Read the Article Below: Overstage Center lighting plot by Josh Selander from Terhal by Dragone.  About Dragone Perhaps best known for reinventing a […]

Dragone at Scena Jutra

Attend Virtually On Thursday, March 30, Dragone Creative Collective members Matthew Jessner and Filippo Ferraresi will speak at Scena Jutra in Warsaw, Poland.  They will be delivering a keynote presentation “Dragone: The Creative Process.”  The presentation will be delivered at 2:00pm CEST (5:00am PST), and will be streamed live for audiences around the world.  Use […]

Arab News Covers Terhal ​

On Saturday, March 4th, Arab News journalist Hams Saleh interviewed Terhal co-director Filippo Ferraresi about the production.  Filippo described Dragone’s process for the creation of Terhal, the incredible timeline on which the work was produced, and the many challenges and victories over the last year. Read the Article About Dragone Perhaps best known for reinventing […]

TERHAL Press Release

Dragone Creation TERHAL will open in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia on March 2, 2023 Buy Tickets DIRIYAH—International cultural creation and experience design company Dragone is debuting a world first in collaboration with the Saudi Ministry of Culture as they reveal their latest creation, TERHAL. This most recent Dragone creation is the first production of its kind […]

Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain

This past weekend, January 26 – January 29, the 42nd Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain was held at Cirque Phénix in Paris.  The festival (the World Circus Festival of Tomorrow, in English) is the largest circus competition in the world, and since it’s founding in 1977 has consistently brought international artists together to showcase […]

The Creative Collective is Named!

The Creative Collective was established after the tragic and unexpected passing of Dragone’s dear founder and Artistic Director, Franco Dragone.  The five-person council meets weekly to review current Dragone initiatives as well as prospective and upcoming endeavors.  As a group their vast experience encapsulates Franco’s values and principles, and they work collaboratively to ensure that […]

DRAGONE Announces “Creative Collective” to continue Franco Dragone’s Legacy

Illustration by Maryna Klymchuk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZnUP4KCyTk Legendary Entertainment company Dragone will now be led artistically by a group of leaders from within the Dragone organization referred to as the “Creative Collective.”  This announcement follows the tragic and unexpected passing of Dragone founder and Artistic Director Franco Dragone, who invented the contemporary hybrid theatrical spectacle by combining […]

DRAGONE Presents at LDI

Five representatives from Dragone spoke at a panel entitled “Dragone: The Creative Process” at LDI (Live Design International) on November 19, 2022.  The panel included Chief Operating Officer Anna Robb, Senior Creative Directors Damien Long and Filippo Ferraresi, Creative Associate and veteran performer Wayne Wilson, and Communications Manager Michael Howell.  The panel was completely full […]