NIKOLAI ZYKOV THEATRE
wordless puppet show for family audience
technique - string marionettes, experimental and giant puppets
duration - 20-30 min/ up to 1000 spectators
transportation - 1-3 persons/ no paid luggage
NEW YEAR DIVERTISSEMENT - unique award-winning puppet sketches for New Year celebration. Nikolai Zykov is an artist of the world stage, who has delighted spectators in more than 50 countries of Europe, Asia, Africa, North and South America, has created more than 200 unique puppets, glove, rod and experimental puppets. Nikolai is the author, director, artist and performer of more than 30 puppet shows with many international awards for innovative creativity and outstanding performance, including awards of the UNIMA World Puppeteers 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, 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
Nikolai Zykov performs New Year puppet divertissement for adults since 1980.
Diploma of the 5th Moscow International Exhibition of Entertainment Industry "Ded Moroz" (Russia).
The most popular puppet sketches for adults:
Also have a great successes:
See PHOTO ALBUM of NEW YEAR DIVERTISSEMENT
"Nikolai Zykov is one of the most important puppeteers of the world ... a master!" Festival de Bonecos, Canela, Brazil.
"Nikolai Zykov has a variety of technical surprises that make his shows a success." Jakob Steiner, Austria.
"...the most titled puppeteer of Russia, the master of world class..." News. Culture TV, Russia.
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