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Dubai is known for its opulence and extravaganza. Be it the buildings, malls, hotels or the lifestyle of the people, subtle is not something that the city does. So, when it comes to theatrical performances in Dubai, you really cannot expect anything less than spectacular. Dubai has always shown an inclination towards the arts by hosting amazing musical concerts and theatrical shows. However, the relatively recent addition of the La Perle show has taken the city and theater lovers by storm. Started in September 2017, La Perle is Dubai’s first Las Vegas-style permanent theatrical show. The show is grandeur personified and should not be missed if you are visiting Dubai. Here, we will tell you everything you need to know about

La Perle Dubai,

so you can make the wise decision of watching the performance.

Why See La Perle by Dragon Show in Dubai


La Perle is the first resident show hosted by Dubai. But what raises the status of this show is the fact that it is the brainchild of celebrated artistic director, Franco Dragone, who is known for some incredible works as creative director at Cirque du Soleil and theatres in Las Vegas and France. Dragone has named La Perle as the “new kind of theatre”, promising the audience a one-of-kind experience. The stage set, the storyline, the special effects, graphics, and performances together create an effect that you have never seen before. In short, it is a one-of-a-kind show, something you should not miss.

La Perle Dubai Show Highlights

Theatre and Stage Set

Just like everything in Dubai, the theatre and stage set were created without sparing any expenses. While the theatre is huge, the stage set is grand with state-of-the-art effects. Here are some salient features about the theatre and the stage:

    • The theatre can hold 1300 guests. However, the theatre only has 14 rows, set around 270 degrees around the stage.
    • La Perle has an aqua stage. Apart from the pool, around 2.7 million liters of water are used for every performance to depict rains, waterfalls, and torrents.
    • You would find amazing projections not just on the walls of the stage but also on the floors and even the huge cyclorama.
    • High definition speakers are embedded behind every seat, making the sound effect simply mind-blowing.

The Show and Performances

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La Perle show Dubai

is an amalgamation of fantastic visual effects, acrobatics, aquatics, and acting. The whole act follows the Cirque du Soleil-style and you would see actors riding motorbikes, diving into the pool at the height of 25m, performing synchronized leaps and acrobatics. In short, the entire show rests on the wow-factor. As you follow the story, you would be mesmerized by the state-of-the-art visuals that the stage portrays. The artists performing on the show are not just actors but also acrobats, stunt artists, dancer, etc.

All You Need to Know About La Perle Dubai

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The show has become quite popular with both residents and tourists in Dubai. If you are planning to watch the show, here are some important things you need to know about La Perle Dubai show.

  • La Perle Dubai Location

La Perle by Dragone (Dubai) is conducted at Al Habtoor City at Sheikh Zayed Road (a prime location in Dubai). Apart from this theatre, Al Habtoor City is also home to three five-star hotels, luxurious residential buildings, a European-style boulevard, the Dubai Water Canal and numerous restaurants.

  • How to Reach La Perle Dubai Theatre

    • Taxi: If you are looking for public transportation, taking the cab would be the easiest. The cab would drop you directly at the entrance of the theatre.
    • Metro: In case you want to take the metro, the nearest station would be the Business Bay metro station. It is just a few meters away, and you can easily walk to the theatre using the pedestrian pavement on the Sheikh Zayed Road Bridge.
    • Private Car: If you are taking a private car, the theatre offers a valet to whom you can entrust your car. However, several guests have complained about the long wait for the valet. Hence, it would be better if you park your vehicle at the RTA Parking under Sheikh Zayed Road. It is close to the theatre and usually not crowded too.
  • La Perle Dubai Show Timings

    • Tuesday to Friday: 7 PM and 9:30 PM
    • Saturday: 4 PM and 7 PM

The theatre remains closed on Sundays and Mondays. There would be no shows during the month of Ramadan.

  • La Perle Show Duration

The duration of the show is 90 minutes without any intermission.

  • La Perle Dubai Tickets

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  • Snack Counter

Just like a movie theatre, La Perle is also equipped with a snack counter where you can buy popcorn, soda, shawarma, sweet corn, and other little bites and snacks. If you are keen on buying the snacks before the performance starts (unlike movies, there are no breaks for this show), arrive a bit early. The queues at the snack counter are usually long. So, arrive early so that you can be seated well before time, with your favorite snack, to watch the incredible performance.

  • Age Restrictions

La Perle does now allow children under the age of 2 to enter the theatre. For everyone above the age of 2 requires to buy a full-price ticket to attend the show.

  • Rules for Photography

You can take photographs and videos during the show. However, make sure you do not use laser pointers or flashlights while doing so.

  • When to Arrive

It is important to arrive at least one hour before the show. This would give you enough time to pick up your tickets, buy snacks and be seated at your reserved spot. Do not forget to get your Photo ID.

Quick Facts about La Perle: Know Before You Go

Here are some fascinating facts about La Perle that you would like to know before you make your actual visit.

  • The theatre has been specially created for this particular show and is a permanent fixture.
  • 135 loudspeakers are used all around the theatre, to create a 360o sound experience.
  • The sound system has been set in such a way that performers can hear the music as well as other communication both inside and outside the water.
  • The show makes use of a six-meter tall puppet, managed by one performer on the top and six on the floor.
  • Professional scuba divers are present inside the pool all the time for the safety of the performers who dive into the pool.
  • The pool on the stage is never emptied. Instead, it is cleaned with the help of an independent cleaning system, every day, on all days of the week.


Dubai is no longer only about the tall buildings and the vast desert. With La Perle, the city opens its doors to art and culture that can impress anyone.

La Perle Dubai – Aquatic Show by Dragon

A content writer by profession, Deepa has been writing for the travel nice for more than a decade. While she has a bucket list for the places she wants to visit, she also loves the idea of curling up on the couch with a good book. She believes that nothing can lift up your mood better than a good holiday, a great book, and your favorite dish.

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