about dragon heart beats
Dragon Heart Beats combines otherworldly performers with an extraordinary five metre fire-breathing dragon sculpted by Hubcapcreatures for a dramatic live music and street theatre experience.
Powerful percussive music amplified by the Dragon's 2 kilowatt onboard sound system accompanies smoke, lighting effects, fiery dragon breath and pyrotechnics.
We also provide inspiring percussion workshops.
- 5 metre mobile Dragon
- 3 costumed percussionists
- 2 kilowatt 12 volt public address system
- smoke generation machines
- propane fire breath
- handheld paraffin torches
- onboard LED lighting
- confetti with petrol-powered vacuum/blower
- stage pyrotechnics
- spark generation by hand-held grinders
- hand-held coloured flares
- smoke cartridges
- maroons (loud bangs)
- additional fire performers e.g. poi/staff/hula/fire juggling
- link the Dragon to your stage PA for larger audiences
- radio-link the Dragon to a base transmitter as a roaming PA
- add costumed stiltwalkers, fire performers, grinders, jugglers & dancers
Dragon Heart Beats performers play percussive dance music - combining Caribbean rythyms, with samples and electronica to create a foot-tapping and sometimes dramatic soundtrack to the show.
- drum kit
- bass drums and steel pans
- steel percussion
- a variety of hand percussion
- Roland sampler-drum pads
The dragon can also be hired as a mobile PA system playing recorded music.
Dragon Heart Beats show conceived by Positive Productions, inspired by Trinidad & Tobago's 'Dragon & Imps' carnival tradition.
It is constantly being developed, mixing fire, smoke, lighting effects, electronica & theatrical performance.
Dragon made by Hubcapcreatures and AFX Studio. Costumes by Pyrosym.