Graduate of RATI-GITIS School of Directing (class of Leonid Kheyfets), he was invited to join the company upon graduating in 2012.
His debut appearance was Vronsky in the production of Karenin. His other acting credits include Edgar in New Sorrows of Young W. by Ulrich Plenzdorf (directed by Vasily Barkhatov, 2012), August Snodgrass in The Pickwick Club (directed by Evgeni Pisarev), Fadinar in A Straw Hat from Italy by Eugène Labiche (directed by Thomas Bouvet).
He has authored and directed two productions at the Moscow Art: 19:14 (2014) and The Rebels (2015).
Mr. Molochnikov's acting appearances outside the Moscow Art include Vasechka in Dating in the Suburbs (based on The Elder Son by Alexander Vampilov) at Akimov Comedy Theatre in St. Petersburg; Tishka in The Bankrupt by Alexander Ostrovsky at Na Liteynom Theatre in St. Petersburg; Yura in A Slow Sword by Yuri Klavdiev at the Center for Dramaturgy and Directing in Moscow; Puck in Midsummer Night's Dream at the Stanislavsky Musical Theatre; Dmitry / Zvezdich in The Masquerade by Mikhai Ugarov based on the poem by Mikhail Lermontov at the Meyerhold Center in Moscow.
His film credits are listed here.
He is the recipient of two Tabakov Award in 2014 (for the title role in The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane) and in 2015 (for authoring and directing the production of 19:14). His performance in The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane brought him the special prize of the Russian National Harlequin Award.