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Animatronic dragons set to soar at MTS Centre

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Fire-breathing, flying animatronic dragons will soar through the MTS Centre Nov. 21-25 in a live spectacle based on the animated movie How to Train Your Dragon.

The touring show features 23 dragons, some with wingspans of up to 14 metres, as well as actors playing Viking warriors and circus artists. They all perform against an enormous "wall-to-floor immersive projection."

The How to Train Your Dragon Live Spectacular is co-created by DreamWorks Animation and Global Creatures, producer of Walking with Dinosaurs — The Arena Spectacular.

It follows the teenage Hiccup through a mythical world of Vikings and wild dragons.

"The state-of-the-art animatronic technology and large-scale cinematic projections interact seamlessly with the live actors, who bring DreamWorks Animation’s heart-warming story to life through theatrical storytelling, martial arts and acrobatics," the producers said in a news release.

Ticket prices and the on-sale date will be announced soon.

 

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