《新动画》 新类型的动画对象成人实验木偶表演(60分钟或90分钟/3人/无付费行李/多达800名观众/无语)



wordless puppet performance for adults

technique - vertical and horizontal marionettes, giant, radio-controlled, LED, pneumatic and experimental puppets

duration - 60 or 90 min/ up to 500 spectators

transportation - 3 persons/ no paid luggage

NEW ANIMATION - one-of-a-kind experimental visual performance of new constructional types of animated objects for adults, innovational journey into the dreams and hopes of human. 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

Wardrobe, assistant  of puppeteer - NADIA DUBININA

Stage technician, light operator  - SERGEY ISAEV

All puppets are created, designed and made by NIKOLAI ZYKOV

First presentation - December 10 2012, Masters of Arts Central House, Moscow, Russia.

Modern edition - February 7 2015, Moscow Puppet Theatre, Russia.


In the program: PROLOGUE  (experimental construction), TRIPTYCH  (CD-marionettes), ASTROLOGY (radio-controlled objects),  HOKU (electro-mechanic object), EXORCISM (garbage marionettes), METAMORPHOSES (electro-mechanic object), HISTOIRE D'AMOUR (glow marionettes), ISLAND OF LOVE (LED-pneumatic object), WORM (experimental construction), GARBAGE CANS  (vocal quartet), EPILOGUE (electro-mechanic transformer).





"Nikolai Zykov - a talented director, actor and artist, who uses the cutting-edge innovations." Moscow Region TV, Russia.

"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.

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






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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