NIKOLAI ZYKOV THEATRE
wordless puppet show for family audience
technique - string marionettes
duration - 40 min without intermission/ up to 500 spectators
transportation - 1-2 persons/ no paid luggage
EXCLUSIVE MARIONETTES - multi award-winning one-man show of unique marionettes for family audience. 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.
Nikolai Zykov has performed his puppet shows in many cities of Russia and also in Argentina, Brazil, Venezuela, Mexico, United States, Iceland, Estonia, Latvia, Byelorussia, 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, Iran, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, China, Singapore, Taiwan, South Korea and Japan.
Among the awards: "Arts Innovation" Award of the 12th China Shanghai International Arts Festival (2010), Diploma and "Excellent Show" Award of the 21th 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).
Author, artist, director and performer - NIKOLAI ZYKOV
All puppets are created, designed and made by NIKOLAI ZYKOV
First presentation - July 27 2006, 1st Buenos Aires International Festival of Puppetry and Theatre, Argentina.
"Outstanding Creativity" Award of Asia-Pacific UNIMA Commission of the 2nd Nanchong International Puppet Art Week (China).
Diplomas of International Puppet Festivals in Tehran (Iran) and Tlaxcala (Mexico).
Diplomas of International Art Festival Sinaloa (Mexico).
IN THE PROGRAM: ORIENTAL MAGICIAN, PIPES, PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, CD MAN, QUEEN OF DISCO, FUNNY COMPANY.
See PHOTO ALBUM of EXCLUSIVE MARIONETTES
EXCLUSIVE MARIONETTES was presented in Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria, Russia, South Africa, Turkey, Pakistan, Iran, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, South Korea and China.
"Nikolai Zykov is one of the most important puppeteers of the world!" Festival de Bonecos, Canela, Brazil.
"Nikolai Zykov is a celebrated Russian puppeteer, known for pushing the boundaries of traditional puppetry." World Performing Arts Festival, Lahore, Pakistan.
"...amazing, what great great puppets, excellent, original, funny, entertaining and unique..." Peter Garofalo, Northampton, United Kingdom.
EXCLUSIVE MARIONETTES poster
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 4m.
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