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NIKOLAI  ZYKOV THEATRE

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大演出的光木偶发光对象和木偶的独特家庭表演(60分钟或1小时45分钟同休息时间/3/无付费行李/多达1200名观众/无语)

GRAND SHOW OF LIGHT PUPPETS

spring tour 2018

autumn tour 2018

 

                       February 4  ZHUKOVSKIY

                        February 7  OREL

                        February 18  KONAKOVO

                        March 3  ZHELEZNODOROZHNY

                        March 4  SERGIEV POSAD

                        March 10  MOSCOW

                       

                       

                        March 11  OBNINSK

                        March 17  TVER

                        March 24  PERM

                        March 25  NIZHNIY TAGIL

                        March 31  KLIMOVSK

                        April 12  MOSCOW

 

 

                        September 23  PODOLSK

                        September 29  STUPINO

                        September 30  OREKHOVO-ZUYEVO

                        October 20  VOSKRESENSK

                        October 28  KOROLEV

                       

 

wordless puppet performance for children and family audience

technique - LED and El-wire string marionettes, giant, hand and experimental puppets

duration - 60 min or 1 h 45 min with intermission/ up to 1200 spectators

transportation - 3 persons/ no paid luggage

GRAND SHOW OF LIGHT PUPPETS - funny and unpredictable wordless puppet show featuring a stunning variety innovative electro-luminous objects. Unique marionettes, giant, rod, hand and experimental puppets will entertain and delight the whole family. 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. Assistants  of puppeteer - NADIA DUBININA, SERGEY ISAEV. Stage technician - SERGEY ISAEV. All puppets are created, designed and made by NIKOLAI ZYKOV.

Presentation of the first edition - May 27 2012, Chengdu, China.

Presentation of modern edition - December 10 2016, Tepoztlan, Mexico.

"Excellent Show" Award of the 21st UNIMA  Congress and World Puppet Festival in Chengdu (China).

Award of the 4th Colombo International Theatre Festival (Sri Lanka).

Diploma of the 17th San Louis Potosi Festival del Desierto (Mexico).

Award of Pedro Lopez Elias Centro Cultural (Mexico).

Official Sell-out show Laurel of Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 (UK)

PRESS REVIEWS AND TECHNICAL INFORMATION

 

IN THE PROGRAM: FIREBIRD, NEON CUCUMBERS, SNOW FANTASY, SPIDER-ALIENBIRDS, MOSCOW NIGHTS, GLOW GIANT, NEON BUTTERFLY, SKELETOSAUR.

See PHOTO ALBUM of GRAND SHOW OF LIGHT PUPPETS.

"Nikolai Zykov is one of the most important puppeteers of the world ... a master!" Festival de Bonecos, Canela, Brazil.

"The work Nikolai Zykov does both modern, and classical is beautiful to look at. Nikolai Zykov is definitely a National Treasure". Steven Mark Overton, USA.

"Nikolai Zykov is a celebrated Russian puppeteer, known for pushing the boundaries of traditional puppetry." World Performing Arts Festival, Lahore, Pakistan.

"Nikolai Zykov has a variety of technical surprises that make his shows a success. Nikolai Zykov is making the step of technical development into the future." Jakob Steiner, Austria.

"...amazing, what great great puppets, excellent, original, funny, entertaining and unique." Peter Garofalo, Northampton, United Kingdom.

"The humor, elaborate sets and the virtuoso operating technique galvanizes the audience..." Tatiana Russkikh. Youth Review, Russia.

"Zykov captivates the audience by precise and majestic manipulation of his delightful and complex puppets" Festival de Bonecos, Canela, Brazil.

"...a mixture of sizes, shapes and styles, all of which are unique and fascinating to watch. This is a wonderful and somewhat unique concept." Primary Times Children's Choice Awards Review, United Kingdom.

 GRAND SHOW OF LIGHT 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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