NIKOLAI ZYKOV THEATRE
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designed, and built by Nikolai Zykov in 1994.
Puppet form: short string marionette.
Height: 102 cm / 40 in.
Materials: papier-mache, foam plastic, foam rubber, wood, metal wire, fabric, foil, glass furniture.
First presentation - September 1, 1994, Zvezda Concert Hall , Narofominsk, Russia.
TTUNISIAN BEAUTY - multifunctional trick marionette with illusions: appearing of real water in empty pot, opening of the flowers after watering.
The puppet has moving side to side eyes and breathing chest.
Step 1: dance of the puppet with a jag on her head.
Step 2: the Beauty tries to water flowers, but the jag is empty.
Step 3: the Beauty goes to the spring to take water (pantomime).
Step 4: the Beauty waters the flowers with real water.
Step 5: the flowers come out.