Nikoli Theatre, firstly named as White Clown, was established in 1990 in Kiev by Nikolai Veprev – director and actor from Russia. Since 1992 the theatre has been located in Cracow, Poland.
Between 1990 and 1993 it was cooperating with the Cracow theatres: STU and KTO.
Together with the Polish-French EquiLibre Foundation, it was the originator and producer of the project "Therapy through Laughter" (1992-2002) presented in Poland, France, Macedonia, Palestine and Azerbaijan.
The theatre was also a producer of such projects as: "Smile Festival" in Cracow (2002), the Festival "Science Fiction" in Wieliczka (2003) and 1st Mime Festival in Cracow (2013).