Sos And Vicotoria Petrosyans are a talented couple that took the ordinary illusion shows to the next level. Learn more about them and watch their performances here.
Have you ever been in a rush and wished to change your clothes in a second, without any effort? Seems a bit impossible, right?
But there is a talented Armenian tailor who designed special clothes for her wife which she could change in a heartbeat! Just like that, with a mightiest touch! All this “magic” the couple brought to the stage.
These are Sos and Victoria Petrosyans! A happily married couple, who turned their unusual talent into a family business.
Today we’ll introduce you to the world’s most famous quick-change artists. It’s going to be very interesting!
Who are Sos and Victoria Petrosyans & How Did They Start This Show?
As we already mentioned these artists are a married couple of Armenian and Russian origins.
Sos Petrosian was born in Yerevan, Armenia, and then moved to Germany. He is the grandson of Sos (Iosif) Petrosian, the art leader of the cultural centre “Yerevan Circus”.
Sos Petrosian senior has a great contribution in what his grandchild achieved, as he was the teacher that inspired the artist to target the best.
Sos started his career in 1991 as a sole artist, although five years later he met Victoria, with whom he married and his sole play became a double act.
Victoria’s native land is Moscow, Russia. When she was a child, she visited Juri Nikulin’s circus very often, as her parents were working there. Victoria studied Jurisdiction at university, but soon her life changed when she got married.
Now the couple is based in Germany. Sos and Victoria Petrosians are famous for their quick-change shows and they are record holders in High Speed Costume change illusion.
What is in the Show of Sos and Victoria?
Sos and Victoria Petrosyans perform their quick-change act in lightning fast changes and dance moves. They have participated in international shows and have won many awards.
The mix of music, fashion and hip dance makes their performance a modern interpretation of the traditional quick-change art.
As they put it, they are not concentrated on the quantity of characters, as the story they create and present to the public is what matters to them the most.
Due to their unique talent and hard work, they have built a very successful career, as a result of which they have been nominated for dozens of prizes and awards.
Guinness World Records
Incredible fact about this amazing couple: Sos and Victoria Petrosians have been awarded four times for the Guinness World Record.
- 16 costumes in two minutes (Germany, 2007)
- 11 costumes in one minute (China, 2008)
- 12 costumes in a minute (Italy)
- 13 costumes in one minute (2011)
However, this is not the final point of their Guinness World Records.
Sos and Victoria in America’s Got Talent
Besides gaining popularity and success in Guinness World Records, Sos and Victoria Petrosyans became very famous during one of the most interesting American TV shows- “America’s got talent”.
They have appeared in the 11th season of the show, and reached up to the quarterfinal, in which, unfortunately, they were eliminated.
In the Episode 1104, Victoria in a magical way changes her costumes in a very quick time interval, and has got four “Yes” to continue the competition.
In the next episode (Episode 1110) their performance just amazed the Judge Cults. Victoria Petrosyan was changing her cloths in a levitating box, behind sparks through a hoop with curtains.
This performance was considered to be strong enough to allow Sos and Victoria Petrosyans to participate in Quarterfinal, although this time the couple did not receive enough votes to be sent to Semifinal.
Sos and Victoria Petrosians managed to win the hearts of their audiences and they managed to become one of the most popular quick-change artists in the world.
Sos and Victoria are Successful Tailors
It is not only their talent of agility that makes their shows successful, but also their taste of choosing rich wardrobe. The couple spends many days on choosing what costumes to wear in order to ensure they look super good.
They pay attention to the details, as they consider that all the little things need to be perfect in order to have a successful sequence of changes in the end.
They do not wear the same costume after six to seven months in order always to have a fresh look.
The couple has designed and manufactured quick-change outfits for corporate clients. Whenever they travel, they are always looking for good fabric to sew unique cloths.
Sos and Victoria Have Been Awarded “The Best Writer 2010”
“Women’s Dress Transformation” Part 2 and “Men’s Suit Transformation” Part 1 were the books for which the couple has been awarded.
They have been awarded by the Magical Circle in Germany. The books are very popular especially among the ones, who aim to enter the world of magic.
More the 380 shows & Tours in More Than in 38 Countries
Sos and Victoria participate in more than 380 shows annually, including TV shows, Galas, Competitions, Lectures, Presentations, Festivals, etc.
They’ve had international tours in more than 38 countries, including Cyprus, Hungary, Qatar, Korea, China, USA, England, Argentina, Spain, Greece, Italy, Sweden, Denmark, etc.
You can find a lot of articles and videos on the topic “Quick-change revealed by Sos and Victoria”, although one thing is for sure: This couple managed to take the traditional art to the next level by simply creating “The new generation of quick change art”.
It seems that their work is fun, but behind these smiling faces there are the hardships of making a good job that deserves to be presented to different audiences worldwide.
No one can ever explain the key of the couple’s success. Is it the agility? Is it the speed? Is it in their costumes?
It may be all of this, combined with the creativity that Sos and Victoria Petrosyans have.
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