NIKOLAI ZYKOV THEATRE
with participation of light puppets
wordless puppet show for children and family audience
technique - unique marionettes, giant, radio-controlled, LED and experimental puppets
duration - 50 min or 1 h 30 min with one intermission/ up to 1000 spectators
transportation - 3 persons/ no paid luggage
Electric light puppets and unique marionettes in innovational family show. Each puppet in the show was created with the use of new materials and technologies and includes unique design solutions. Nikolai Zykov is a world famous puppeteer who has performed his puppet shows in more than 40 countries of Europe, Asia, Africa, North and South America and has created and has made more than 200 unique puppets. Nikolai Zykov is an author, director, artist and performer of over 20 puppet performances which have received many international awards for innovative creativity and outstanding performing mastery, including Awards of World UNIMA Congresses.
Among the awards: "Arts Innovation" Award of the 12th China Shanghai International Arts Festival (2010), "Excellent Show" Award of the 21st UNIMA Congress and World Puppet Festival in Chengdu (2012), "Performance Award" of Asia-Pacific UNIMA commission (2014), Award of the 4th Colombo International Theatre Festival (2015), Award "For brilliant performing mastery" of the 12th International Festival of Contemporary Puppetry in Bucharest (2016), "Outstanding Creativity" Award of Asia-Pacific UNIMA commission (2017), "Sell-out show" Laurel of Edinburgh Festival Fringe (2017).
Nikolai Zykov has performed his puppet shows more than 3500 times in more than 40 countries around the world: in Argentina, Brazil, Venezuela, Mexico, United States, Canada, Iceland, Estonia, Latvia, Byelorussia, Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, Belgium, United Kingdom, France, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Greece, Cyprus, Turkey, Israel, Egypt, South Africa, Mauritius, Seychelles, Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Taiwan, China, South Korea and Japan.
Author, artist, director and performer - NIKOLAI ZYKOV
Wardrobe, assistant of puppeteer - NADIA DUBININA
Stage technician, light operator - SERGEY ISAEV
All puppets are created, designed and made by NIKOLAI ZYKOV
First presentation - February 1 2017, Moscow Puppet Theatre, Russia.
In the program: RUSSIAN DANCE, AFRICAN DANCE, MANTIS, VENTILATION PIPES, BIRDS, PINK CATS, WORM, SKELETOSAUR.
See PHOTO ALBUM of 21 CENTURY MARIONETTES
"...amazing, what great great puppets, excellent, original, funny, entertaining and unique." Peter Garofalo, Northampton, United Kingdom.
"...enchanting show, which can hold the attention of spectators of all ages." Julia Byhanova, Doverie TV, Russia.
"Nikolai Zykov is making the step of technical development into the future." Jacob Steiner, Austria.
21 CENTURY MARIONETTES posters.
Technical requirements: one microphone on the cord and a non-stop mp3 (or Audio CD) playback, the preferred stage height is 1m 10cm, depth is 6m, the curtains must be black or dark. The team provides itself with lighting equipment, for connection 220 V sockets are required on the stage and at the end of the hall.
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