Graduate ofáthe Crimean Art College (1976-1979) and the Leningrad Theatre, Music and Film Institute (Class ofáGennady Sotnikov, 1983-1988), heáwas the Head ofáDesign atáthe Krasnoyarsk Musical Comedy, Novgorod Drama, and the Baltic Fleet Theatre. His set design portfolio consists ofámore than 70 productions and includes collaborations with the most prominent theatres ináMoscow and St.áPetersburg asáwell asáwith playhouses all over Russia. Among his major highlights are The Gypsy King atáthe Krasnoyarsk Musical Comedy; The Demons and Pannochka atáthe Novgorod Playhouse; Romeo and Juliet atáthe Bolshoi Drama ináSt.áPetersburg; Henry IV atáthe Baltic House; The Twelve Chairs atáThe Baltic House; Lower Depths and Ivanov atáthe Nebolshoi Playhouse, dir. Lev Erenburg; The Great Waltz byáJohann Strauss, Jr.áatáthe Buryat Opera; Boris Godunov atáthe Pushkin Center; and Vassa atáthe Chekhov Moscow Art, dir. Lev Erenburg. Member ofáthe Union ofáArtists ofáRussia since 1990, heáisáalso teaching set design atáthe St.áPetersburg Theatre Academy since 1991.