Mim i Richi
Before their appearance on a world scene, the Mim-i-Richi (the former name "Mim-i-Krichi") went on tour up and down former Soviet Union .
Victories and prizes gained at different festivals and competitions have brought to actors huge popularity. It was granted the status of professional Theatre in the year 1989. Since the first tour in Germany the Mim-i-Richi has made a bright impression upon the audience and has provoked a great interest in press and on TV.
In 1991 they were included into the World Clown Association in Bognor Regirz ( Great Britain ).
The professionalism of the Theatre has been confirmed by the Gold Prize obtaining at the 1-st International Contest of Actors of a Variety show in Stuttgart . This event has correctly directed their creative work. Later there were other countries and the competitions, new awards and the achievements, memorable meetings and joint performances with “Mini-Max”, Dimitri, Olli, Hardy Hatter, Jango Edwards, “Kolombaoni”, Polunin, “Licedei” and many other stars of the present.
In 1997 the Mim-i-Richi actors received the greatest delight and a new creative power during the meeting in Brussels with Marsel Marceau, the world master of a pantomime, who became for them a spiritual preceptor and an example of the greatest skill.
Studying and analyzing the creative works of M. Marceau and of some great comedians, such as Charley Chaplin, Baster Keaton, Mim-i-Richi actors have found their way developing their own original style.
Synthesizing a circus genre and a genre of a variety show, the actors use the theatrical art of performance based on a pantomime.
Distinguishing feature of the Mim-i-Richi is improvisation and continuous contact with audience which they use in their performances.
Having in their repertoire some solo programs and going on tour with them, the Mim-i-Richi possesses a wide experience in a combination of concerts with other genres performers.
The Mim-i-Richi name means a rich mimicry and plastic, they help actors not only to attract attention but also to be various in their shows in any country of the world, irrespective of an age category.
The Mim-i-Richi theatre of a plastic comedy has already obtained world recognition, going on tour and continuing to give concerts in the Europe, South America , Japan , Germany and other countries.
They are laureates and prize-winners of the following international festivals:
Golden Smile, a prize of winners, Odessa (Ukraine)
Winners of Engibarov Festival, Moscow (Russia)
Laureates of the 1-st USSR Contest of Humour and Satire
The Theatre receives the official status
Members of the World-wide association of Clowns, Bognor Regirz (the Great Britain)
Gold Prize at the First International Festival of a Variety show, Stuttgart (Germany)
Laureates of the International Festival of Humour, Aroza (Switzerland)
Prize-winners of the Professional Theatre Festival, Kiev (Ukraine)
The tour around European in the frame of the International Festival of Clowns and Comedies with participation of the World Stars of modern clownery
Silver Prize of the International Festival named by Charlie Rivel, Barcelona (Spain)
Laureates of the International Festival of a pantomime, Braunschweig (Germany)
Laureates of the International Clowns Festival, Utrecht (Holland)
The best foreign group, Chili (South America)
The "Mim-i-Krichi" theatre of clowns changes the name to “Mim-i-Richi” theatre of plastic comedy
Laureates of the International Theatre Festivals "Nadala L`escante ", Valencia (Spain) and "Temporada alta Girona ", Girona (Spain) , and the International Festival of Arts, Kordoba (Spain)
Laureates of the second International Festival "Planet of clowns ", Riga (Latvia)
The best show of the Edinburgh festival ( )
General Prize of the Variety Shows Festival in France
The best group of the year, Manchester ( England)
Laureates and prize-winner of the World Performing and Visual Art Festival 2006 in Lahore, Pakistan
Prize-winners of the International Festival "ALFIL" in Madrid, Spaine