Armagh Planetarium hosted an amazing week-long live theatre performance of the Dragons of Azrael in conjunction with the Department of Culture, Arts and leisure’s Creativity Month. Creativity month is an annual event which runs throughout March. Its main aim is to stimulate new thinking and new collaborations to help creative people, creative ideas and creative businesses to emerge and flourish.
The Dragons of Azrael is the brainchild of Martin Ryan from D-Signs and Displays Ltd. Based in Coalisland, the company are unique, creative and forward thinking. They design and manufacture a wide range of visual displays for the sign, display, exhibition, theatre and film industries.
Amazing visual effects(Image credit: Sinead McNicholl)
On the Friday before we opened the first ever performance of this new concept the lorries and vans began to unload the seemingly never ending contents of materials. It was hard to imagine what was going to be created as all the staff waited with baited breath to see what would unfold. What we were treated to on Monday was a stunning set with lifelike trees and undergrowth as our main hall was transformed into the landscape of Planet Azrael. We had a huge cave and a ...