NIKOLAI ZYKOV THEATRE
wordless puppet show for children and family audience
technique - string marionettes and radio-controlled puppets
duration - 60 min/ up to 500 spectators
transportation - 3 persons/ no paid luggage
RUSSIAN PUPPETS - Russian folk puppet show for children and family audience, continuing the tradition of Russian street puppet performances.
"...the most titled puppeteer of Russia, the master of world class..." News. Culture TV, Russia.
"The humor, elaborate sets and the virtuoso operating technique galvanizes the audience..." Tatyana Russkikh. Youth Review, Russia.
"Zykov captivates the audience by precise and majestic manipulation of his delightful and complex puppets" Festival de Bonecos, Canela, Brazil.
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 50 countries around the world: in Argentina, Brazil, Venezuela, Mexico, United States, Canada, Iceland, Estonia, Latvia, Byelorussia, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, Belgium, United Kingdom, France, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Moldova, Transnistria, Bulgaria, Greece, Cyprus, Turkey, Israel, Egypt, South Africa, Mauritius, Seychelles, Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, China, Singapore, Taiwan, South Korea and Japan.
IN THE PROGRAM: RUSSIAN BEAUTY, RUSSIAN DANCE, RUSSIAN SONGS, WANDERER, RUSSIAN SOUVENIR , FIREBIRD. (The program can be changed)
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 - January 15 2010, World Trade Centre, Moscow, Russia.
Gratitude of Masters of Arts Central House, Moscow, Russia.
See PHOTO ALBUM of RUSSIAN PUPPETS
RUSSIAN PUPPETS 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 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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