ABOUT THE THEATER

The Youth Theater Mimicry began its life in May 2003. The company is always looking for new tools and forms of self-expression, communication with the world, experimenting at the crossroads of pantomime and other arts.

The theater’s brand is stage, street, and art performances involving the public in the play.

In Russia and abroad the Mimicry theater is known as the organizer of national and international festivals: International Festival of Street Theatre Street Dreams (2005-2015), Festival of Youth and Student Theaters Theatre Revolution (2007-2015), Experimental Stage project (2013-2016).



Mimicry is the repeated winner of Russian and international festivals, holder of diplomas for promoting and developing theatrical art. In 2012 the theatre became a finalist of the Minute of Fame national show.

SPECTACLE

2003
PLAYS AND FESTIVALS
REWARDS
  • Participants of the VIII Regional Festival "Student Spring" (Tyumen)
  • Participants of the Konstantin Raikin Ikariada Festival (Kazan)
  • Participants of the VI Modern Pantomime and Plastic art International Festival "Mimolyot" (Irkutsk)
  • Organizators of the "Two evenings of the brilliant pantomime in Tyumen"
  • The play "Raz-obshenie"
  • A winner in a category "Theatre", nomination "TMF", VIII Regional Festival "Student Spring"
  • II degree Diploma in a category "Original Genre", nomination "Plastic art and Pantomime", VIII Regional Festival "Student Spring"
  • "The best Dramatic Art", VI International Festival of the modern Plastic Art and Pantomime "Mimolyot"
2004
PLAYS AND FESTIVALS
REWARDS
  • Organizators of the VII International Festival of the Modern Pantomime and Plastic Art "Mimolyot"
  • Organizators of the charity action in the city hospitals "Clown-therapy"
  • Organizators of the show program "Without Words"
  • Street perfomance "Mimes on the city streets"
  • A prezentation of the Plastic Arts in Tyumen "Without Words"
  • Comic-mime show "Cranks"
  • Appreciation letter from the Municipal Remedial general education school №77 for the realization of the New Year's celebration for hearing-impaired children
  • Diploma for a great contribution to the festival movement development in pantomime and for the organization of the VII International Festival of the Modern Plastic Art and Pantomime "Mimolyot 2004" in the city of Tyumen
  • Diploma from the Russian Centre of Pantomime for the best theatre ensemble, for the precise and effective theatre school
2005
PLAYS AND FESTIVALS
REWARDS
  • Participants of the All-Russian Festival of student theatres "New look"
  • Organizators of the International Street Theatre Festival "Street Dreams"
  • VIP Mime - party "Without Words"
  • A street performance "On the clouds…"
  • The play "The Pier's Passion"
  • The golden reward in the category "Original genre", a music horror "Black Quartet", X Regional Festival "Student Spring"
  • Diploma for the best producing, diploma for the best music performance design "The Pier's Passion". Russian Student Theatres Festival "New look" (Saint Petersburg)
  • Appreciation letter from the Department of the consumers, production markets and services protection of the Tyumen Administration for the professional, highly artistic realization of the celebration "We buy"
2006
PLAYS AND FESTIVALS
REWARDS
  • Participants of the XIV All-Russian Concluding Festival "Russian Student Spring"
  • Organizators of the II International Street Theatre Festival "Street Dreams"
  • Organizators of the antismoking action in city schools "Doctors vs. tobacco: Smoke-NO Operation"
  • Organizators of the PARTY Convention: The Theatre Revolution (party in the machine-tool factory)
  • Appreciation letter from the head of the city S.I. Smetanyuk for the great contribution in preparation and realization the activities devoted to the celebration of the anniversary since the Tyumen foundation day, II International Street Theatre Festival
  • A Winner's Diploma of the competition "Public Acknowledgement" in the nomination "The young Russia - a new business"
  • Grand Prix in the category "Original Genre", XVI All-Russian Concluding Festival "Russian Student Spring" (Volgograd, 2006)
2007
PLAYS AND FESTIVALS
REWARDS
  • The street play "Forbidden Fruit or a temptation by small apples" according to Jean Effel
  • Organizators of the III International Street Theatre Festival "Street Dreams"
  • The premiere of the tale for adults "A Shadow" based on the similarly named work of Evgeny Schwart
  • Organizators of the All-Russian Student and Youth Theatres Festival "The Theatre Revolution"
  • Pop-project "NestandART"
  • Appreciation letter from The Commettee of Culture in Tyumen Region for the organization and realization the first All-Russian Student and Youth Theatres Festival "The Theatre Revolution" (Tyumen, 2007)
  • A Winner's Diploma for the tale for adults "A Shadow" based on the similarly named work of Evgeny Schwart. The International Russian Student Theatres Festival "New Look 2007" (Saint Petersburg)
  • A Gratitude from the Fund of the city of Tyumen Development executive director V. Barovoy for the participation in the First fair-exhibition of the nonprofit organizations social projects in Tyumen Region
  • A Gratitude from the Director of the Culture and Art Department of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug - Yugra A.V. Konev for the participation in the Music and Choreographic Show "The Art between earth and sky" in the context of the International Festival of Modern Art
  • A Gratitude from the Head of Tyumen Regional State Institute of the Development of the Regional Education O.V. Roitblat for the high-professional work and effective cooperation in the organization of the III (Regional) Stage of the All-Russian School Сhildren Сontest 2007, providing moral assistance and faithfullness to the own duty
  • A Festival Winner's Diploma, Diploma for the best theatre ensemble, Diploma for the original producing play decision. All-Russian Student and Youth Theatres Festival "The Theatre Revolution" (Tyumen, 2007)
2008
PLAYS AND FESTIVALS
REWARDS
  • The performance of the street show-booth "The Road of Fools" in the context of the theatrical celebration devoted to the Day of workers of oil and gas industry - "Our Day - 2008"
  • Participants of the International Theatre Universiade "Unifest" (Chelyabinsk)
  • Organizators of the IV International Street Theatre Festival "Street Dreams"
  • The Project devoted to the fifth anniversary of Mimicry Theatre, "5 years NestandART" which represents series of events consisted of May's Fridays: a tour on "Russian Radio", photo-exhibition on Tsvetnoy Boulevard, the performance of the Play "A Shadow" in Tyumen Puppet Theatre, nonstandart party online-translation for the partners and friend on the Theatre's website, IV International Street Theatre Festival "Street Dreams".
    Premiere - "M/F: a game without rules"
  • Premiere - "M/F: a game without rules"
  • The Gratitude to Leshukova Lyubov Yurievna from the Regional school children contest in general education subjects of the academic year Organizing Committee for a big contribution to forming the intellectual elite of Tyumen Region, successful co-operation, help and support in the realiyation of the Regional school children contest in general education subjects of the academic year
  • Appreciation letter to Leshukova Lyubov Yurievna from the Head of the Tyumen State Institute of the international Economics, management and law for the professional and qualitative director's work and a talented leader of the Student Creative Center (Tyumen)
  • The Golden Diploma for the tale-play for adults "A Shadow", Diploma for the special look on the classical dramatic art, Diploma for the Best Actress of Annuantsiata. The International Theatre Universiade "Unifest" (Chelyabinsk)
2009
PLAYS AND FESTIVALS
REWARDS
  • Participants of the Open City Contest "The Youth of Tyumen - 2009"
  • Participants of the All-Russian Youth Theatre Festival "Lively Faces" with the support of the Ministry of Culture of Russian Federation (Tyumen)
  • Participants in the All-Russian Contest of young art workers "Tyumen Starfall" (Tyumen)
  • The performance of the street project in the context of theatrical celebration devoted to the Day of workers of oil and gas industry "Our Day" - "Gazprom the Universe for you" (Surgut)
  • The performance of the street play "Birds" in the context of the International Contest in Show jumping (Khanty-Mansiysk)
  • Music Laboratory Project with the performance of M-band music band and the music disk presentation for the Theatre
  • A Premiere of A joke based on the Chekhov's tales "Let's kick the bucket"
  • Organizators and participants of the project in the City Day celebration "High-level Celebration"
  • A street play-parable "Birds"
  • Aprticipants of the Museum Night project "The Night of Attraction"
  • Organizators of the II All-Russian Youth and Student Festival "The Theatre Revolution - 2009"
  • Winners in the Open City Contest "The Tyumen Youth - 2009" in nominations:
    "Performing Art - Collective Art", "Performing Art - Personal Art" (a theatre's actress Yuliya Burakevich)
  • Grand Prix in the Festival for the play-jokebased on the Chekhov's tales "Let's kick the bucket", Diploma for Best Actress in play (Yuliya Burakevich). The All-Russian Youth Theatre Festival "Lively Faces" with the support of the Ministry of Culture of Russian Federation (Tyumen)
  • A Winner's Diploma in the nomination "A Presenter (compere, animator, showman, toast-master)" of the All-Russian Contest of young art workers "Tyumen Starfall"
  • Grand Prix of the All-Russian Contest of young art workers "Tyumen Starfall"
  • A Winner's Diploma in the nomination "The Author's Creative Project Program". The All-Russian Contest of young art workers "Tyumen Starfall"
  • A Winner's Diploma of All-Russian festival of student and youth theaters "Theatre revolution" for the performance "M/F: a game without rules" (Tyumen)
2010
PLAYS AND FESTIVALS
REWARDS
  • Participants of The International Theatre Universiade "Unifest" (Chelyabinsk)
  • Organizators of the V International Street Theatre Festival "Street Dreams"
  • A street play-parable "Birds"
  • A stage play  "It's not a time for love" based on the A. Arbuzov work "My poor Marat" devoted to the 65th Victory Anniversary in Great Patriotic War based on the A. Arbuzov work "My poor Marat"
  • The street play based on the Salvador Dali works "Dreams of Clown"
  • A Golden Diploma for the best Play of the Festival "M/F: a game without rules" at the International Theatre Universiade "Unifest" (Chelyabinsk)
2011
PLAYS AND FESTIVALS
REWARDS
  • Participants of the International Congress «AITA/IATA» and the International Theater Festival "Dialogue 2011" (Norway)
  • Participants of the Art-Festival "TeatrASH" (Ekaterinburg)
  • Participants of the International Student and Youth Theatres Festival "Vstrechnoe Dvizhenie" (Kemerovo)
  • Participants of the Modern Art Festival "Living Perm" (Perm)
  • Organizators of the VI International Street Theatre Festival "Street Dreams" (Tyumen)
  • Organizators of the III All-Russian Youth and Amateur Theatres Festival "The Theatre Revolution" (Tyumen)
  • A play of the Young Artist School of Mimicry Theatre based on the similarly named Ray Bradbury work "All Summer in one Day"
  • A play "Overcoming" (a plastic drama based on the P. Neruda work "Blaze and Death of Joaquín Murrieta")
  • A street performance "Dolls fallen from the sky"
  • "The Golden Diploma" from the International Student and Youth Theatres Festival "Vstrechnoe Dvizhenie" for the play "M/F: a game without rules" directed by Lyubov Leshukova
  • Diploma "Ural Federal District Brand" to the VI International Street Theatre Festival "Street Dreams" for a big contribution to the development of the sociocultural space of the Tyumen city and Ural Federal District
  • Diploma "The best Brand" International Street Theatre Festival "Street Dreams" in the context of the exhibition "Youth Brands of UFD"
2012
PLAYS AND FESTIVALS
REWARDS
  • Organizators of the VII International Street Theatre Festival "Street Dreams"
  • The performance of the street play "Dolls fallen from the sky" in the context of the Yalutorovsk City Day Celebration
  • Participants of the International Theatre Festival «Gatves Atostogos» (Lithuania)
  • Organizators of the Art-objects Contest "Art-Lamp" (Tyumen)
  • A play of the Young Artist School of Mimicry Theatre based on the tale of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry "The Little Prince"
  • Organizators of the city photo-project "The Theatre's Day" (Tyumen)
  • Organizators of the artistic song evening "PopoiKa" (Tyumen)
  • Participants of the Minute of Fame national show. The theatre became a finalist of this project.
  • A TV-project about the theatre "Guest Artists" (in co-operation with TV-channel "Tyumenskoe Vremya")
  • The performance "By Clown's Eyes" (a public confession based on the similarly named Heinrich Böll's work)
  • A winner's Diploma of the STD Russian Federation reward, the acknowledgement "For the support of amateur theatre in Russia", Lyubov Leshukova was rewarded
  • Diploma from the Tyumen City Administration for the performance "Dolls fallen from the sky"
  • A laureate of the International Theatre Festival «Gatves Atostogos» (Lithuania)
2013
PLAYS AND FESTIVALS
REWARDS
  • Organizators of the IV International Youth Theatres Festival "The Theatre Revolution"
  • Organizators of the VIII International Street Theatre Festival "Street Dreams"
  • The presentation of the street performance "Birds" in the context of The Youth Educational Forum ECOLINE-2013 (Krasnokamensk, Zabaykalsky Krai)
  • The presentation of the street performance "Birds" in the context of the 86th anniversary of Yar-Sale foundation (YANAO)
  • The presentation of the street performance "Birds" in the context of the 116th anniversary of the first mention about Aksarka (YANAO)
  • Participants of the International Theater Festival "Goda Pakts" (Latvia)
  • Participants of the International Theater Festival "Urkunde" (Germany)
  • Organizators of the interactive exhibition "The big story of small theatre" in the Kolokolnikov's Estate Museum
  • A performance by the students of the Young Artist School of Mimicry Theatre based on the similarly named play by V. Zheleznikov "Chuchelo"
  • Concert-presentation of the second disk "Music for the Theatre" by M-Band music band
  • Festive artistic evening "10 years about Theatre"
  • Organizators of the photo-project "Home Photograph album" (in co-operation with the Chain of coffee houses "Shokoladnitsa")
  • A "sketch-play" of Shakespeare's tragedy "Hamlet"
  • Diploma "The best play of the festival" for the staging of the public confession based on the similarly named H. Böll's work "By Clown's Eyes" directed by Lyubov Leshukova (International Youth Theatres Festival "The Theatre Revolution", Tyumen)
  • Laureate of the International Theater Festival "Goda Pakts" (Latvia)
  • Laureate of the International Theater Festival "Urkunde" (Germany)
  • The winner of the public acknowledgement contest 2012 in the nomination "Sensation of the Year"
  • Diploma from the Tyumen city Administration for the performance "Cranks"
  • A scholarship from the Government of Tyumen Region for the staging of a "sketch-play" of Shakespeare's tragedy "Hamlet"
2014
PLAYS AND FESTIVALS
REWARDS
  • Organizators of the IX International Street Theatre Festival "Street Dreams"
  • The presentation of the street performance "Birds" in the context of Tobolsk City Day celebration
  • The street performance "House of Romanov: A one Family Story" (with the financial support of the Government of Tyumen Region)
  • A scholarship from the Government of Tyumen Region for the staging of the street performance "House of Romanov: A one Family Story"
  • Participant's Diploma of the IX International Street Theatre Festival "Street Dreams"
2015
PLAYS AND FESTIVALS
REWARDS
  • Organizators of the X Anniversary International Street Theatre Festival "Street Dreams"
  • Organizators of the V Anniversary International Youth Theatres Festival "The Theatre Revolution"
  • A play "Clown FOUR" (based on the O. Antonov's play "Death Defying Acts" in a staging by Vladimir Filonov)
2016
PLAYS AND FESTIVALS
REWARDS
  • Участник VIII Международного молодежного театрального фестиваля «Живые лица» (Тюмень)
  • Организаторы XI Международного фестиваля уличных театров «Сны улиц»
  • Участник III-го Международного фестиваля молодежных и студенческих театров «Идиллиум» (Москва)
  • Участник IX Международного фестиваля любительских театров «Театр начинается…» (Санкт-Петербург)
  • A play "To kill amicably" (with a financial support of the Government of Tyumen Region)
  • Диплом «Лучший актерский дуэт» за спектакль «Убить полюбовно» режиссёра Полины Карабчиковой (VIII Международный молодежный театральный фестиваль «Живые лица», г. Тюмень)
  • Диплом лауреата VIII Международного молодежного театрального фестиваля «Живые лица» (Тюмень) за спектакль «Убить полюбовно» режиссёра Полины Карабчиковой
  • Диплом 1 место IX Международного фестиваля любительских театров «Театр начинается…» (Санкт-Петербург) за спектакль «Клоун FOUR» режиссёра Владимира Филонова