NIKOLAI ZYKOV THEATRE
wordless radio-controlled puppet show for children
puppet technique - 17 radio-controlled puppets 30 cm to 3 meters
duration - 40 minutes/ up to 1000 spectators
transportation - 3 persons/ no paid luggage
RADIO-CONTROLLED PUPPET SHOW - one-of-a-kind completely radio-controlled live stage puppet variety show for children. The show demonstrate 7 completely radio-controlled puppet vignettes - 7 different types of using radio-controlled mechanisms in puppetry. All radio-controlled puppets are created, designed and made by Nikolai Zykov. 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 - March 22 2011, GlavUpDK Cultural Centre, Moscow, Russia.
IN THE PROGRAM: APHIDS, SPIDER, ROBOT, ALIEN, MATRYOSHKAS, JOHNNY AND NATALIE,. GIANT CATERPILLAR.
See PHOTO ALBUM of RADIO-CONTROLLED PUPPET SHOW
"Nikolai Zykov - a talented director, actor and artist, who uses the cutting-edge innovations." Moscow Region TV, Russia.
"Nikolai Zykov is making the step of technical development into the future." Jacob Steiner, Austria.
"We can straightly say, it is fantastic." Latvian News. Daugavpils, Latvia.
First participation of radio-controlled puppet-Alien in TV show, TV Russia, Moscow, Russia, 2005.
First TV interview about RADIO-CONTROLLED PUPPET SHOW, TV Doverie, Moscow, Russia, 2011
RADIO-CONTROLLED PUPPET SHOW 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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