Chuvash State Puppet Theater

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Chuvash State Puppet Theater
Здание Чувашского государственного театра кукол.JPG
Address President's Boulevard
Cheboksary
Chuvashia, Russia
Opened April 15, 1945
Years active 1945-present
Website
http://www.puppet.culture21.ru/

The Chuvash State Puppet Theater (Russian: Чувашский государственный театр кукол, Chuvash: Чăваш патшалăхĕн пукане театрĕ) is a puppet theater, located in Cheboksary, Chuvash Republic, Russia. The group combines traditional European and national styles.

Theater is a member of the International Association of Puppet Theaters (UNIMA) and the Russian Association Puppet Theater-21.

Repertoire[edit]

Actors and actresses[edit]

  1. Alferova Nadezhda
  2. Antonova Larisa
  3. Vasil'eva Iraida
  4. Gomza Alexandra
  5. Zharova Julia
  6. Zorina Zoya
  7. Kalikova Alina
  8. Kurillov Gennady
  9. Klement'ev Piter
  10. Kokshina Svetlana
  11. Kouzmin Ivan
  12. Mel'nik Julia
  13. Mozhaeva Iren
  14. Tarasova Ol'ga
  15. Timofeeva Alevtina
  16. Khor'kova Elena

History[edit]

The Chuvash State Puppet Theater was founded on April 15, 1945 by theater director S. M. Merzlyakov.

On April 15, 1945 the troupe was shown a premiere ("Three girlfriends", author — S. M. Merzlyakov).

In 1951, the theater was eliminated, but a puppet team continued to work in the Chuvash State Philharmonic.

In 1958, M. Antonov (S. V Obraztsov's student) reactivated the theatre.

In 1996, the team wins the M. Sespel's Youth Prize of Chuvashia for its service to the arts.

The theatre is a member of the International Association of Puppet (UNIMA) and of the Russian Association "Puppet Theatre - 21".[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1996 году за заслуги в области театрального искусства коллектив становится лауреатом Молодежной премии Чувашии им. М.Сеспеля

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