Evgenii Khanin Portugal

Wooden Horse Theater


Evgeny Khanin was born in Leningrad Russia in 1985. Evgeny has spent all his childhood in the theatre. His father Igor Fokin was teaching him to perform marionettes 5. After Igors death in 1996, Evgeny came back to Russia and studied. When he was 15 he made his first professional full performance of the puppet show for a film of Elena Demikovsky about his father, Igor “The Story of Finist”. Soon he started to perform shows on the streets of the Sankt-Petersburg and as well as learning academic singing. In 2006, the puppet show was broadcast on television for the New Year Show in Sankt-Petersburg. Starting from that moment on, Evgeny performed in diferent places in Russia, such as 'the day of the Sankt-Petersburg'. From 2011 he was traveling in Europe with his theater. In 2014, he started to work in Asia working in Genting Highlands Malaysia. Evgeny with his Wooden Horse Puppet Theatre was taking part in many festivals, like 2015 G-tour festival in Pusan (South Korea) and 2015 Puppet and Mime festival in Daegue. And other fests in Europe and Asia. One of main events for the theatre in year 2015 was making a show at the opening of Zurcher theater spektakel 2015.

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