The Chuvash State Puppet Theater (Russian: Чувашский государственный театр кукол, Chuvash: Чӑваш патшалӑхӗн пукане театрӗ) is a puppet theater, located in Cheboksary, Chuvash Republic, Russia. The group combines traditional European and national styles.
|Opened||April 15, 1945|
Theater is a member of the International Association of Puppet Theaters (UNIMA) and the Russian Association Puppet Theater-21.
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Actors and actressesEdit
- Alferova Nadezhda
- Antonova Larisa
- Vasil'eva Iraida
- Gomza Alexandra
- Zharova Julia
- Zorina Zoya
- Kalikova Alina
- Kurillov Gennady
- Klement'ev Piter
- Kokshina Svetlana
- Kouzmin Ivan
- Mel'nik Julia
- Mozhaeva Iren
- Tarasova Ol'ga
- Timofeeva Alevtina
- Khor'kova Elena
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".