Nayana Fielkov is a Canadian based performing artist. Beginning with scripted plays and musicals over two decades ago, she evolved through the creation and wearing of masks, into the worlds of improv and original work.
Nayana has created an extensive body of work which brings together the mediums of clowning, dance, mask and physical comedy in a unique, defined and recognizable way. She is co-creator and performer in multi award winning show "Falling Awake" from RAGMOP Theatre, in “Habitats” (supported by Canada Council and BC Arts Council), in the roving troupe The Ladies in White, in the clown troupe Poupon Parade, in the adorable theatrical musical ensemble The Myrtle Family Band, and was assistant director in the Jesse award nominated “Hard Times Hit Parade”. She has a collection of solo cabaret acts which continue to show in a variety of venues, and is an active and founding member of the Dusty Flower Pot Cabaret.
She has taught contact improvisation and clown internationally, and facilitated youth in theatre creation for Still moon festival, The Saltspring Centre of yoga, and The International children's festival .
Nayana is also a maker of puppets, clothing, and costumes, and a proud mother to a seven year old boy.
She is greatly dedicated to the work of play.
“Nayana Fielkov is”… “immensely charming.” - Collin Thomas, reviewer for the Georgia Straight Vancouver.
“Nayana Fielkov show(s) off an impressive range of skills.” CBC