Regarded as the best clown show in the world, Slava's Snowshow will meet Turkish audiences at the Zorlu Performing Arts Center between Feb. 24 and March 6. They call him "the best clown in the world." Mesmerizing people around the world with his show inspired by dreams and fairytales, Slava's Snowshow will take the grownups back to their childhood.
A cultural icon in the 70s, Slava Polunin still preserves his popularity with his countless theatrical and street shows.
About Slava Polunin
Born in 1950, Slava Polunin is one of the most famous clowns in the world. His passion and successful career have made him one of the most famous performance artists in the world. Polunin was called "the World's Greatest Clown" by the Times. Thanks to his passion and success, he has educated hundreds of young clowns.
Beside art of clowning, he has many other talents and performances, yet his priority has always been clowning. In his youth, Polunin was a big admirer of the great Charlie Chaplin, and his successful Chaplin impersonations in the school theater were his first steps towards his future career as a performance artist. In 1968, he founded a pantomime theater called "Litsedeyi." He won prestigious awards including Gold Angle, Gold Nose, the Triumph and the Laurence Olivier Award. Besides his namesake performances, he also starred in such amazing shows as the Asisyai Revue and Diabolo, and took on many roles in Russian cinema. In 2002, he starred as himself in an autobiographic short film "Clown," and also voiced a character in a stop-motion animation film "Hoffmaniada," which will be released in early 2016.