Graduated from the scenery art faculty ofáthe M.áB.áGrekov Art School ináRostov-on-Don iná1985. Iná1987ástarted working atáthe Theatre ofáthe Young Spectator ináVologda. Iná1989áheámoved toáthe Krasnodar Drama Theatre, and iná1990áŚ toáthe Rostov Academic Youth Theatre, where heáworked asáchief designer for 12áyears.
Has frequently worked with theatre and film director Kirill Serebrennikov since 1995. Nikolai Simonov was production designer ofáSerebrennikov's series Rostov-Daddy and set designer ofáhis Moscow theatre productions Plasticine and C.áE.áO.á atáthe Playwright and Director Centre, Some Explicit Polaroids atáthe Pushkin Theatre, Sweet Bird ofáYouth, The Naked Pioneer, Antony and Cleopatra. AáVersion atáthe Sovremennik Theatre, The Demon atáthe 814áTheatrical Association, Terrorism, The Petty Bourgeoisie, Playing the Victim, The Forest, The Golovlyov Family and The Pillowman atáthe Moscow Art Theatre, Joan ofáArc atáthe Stake (Jeanne d'Arc auábûcher) atáthe Moscow International House ofáMusic, within the framework ofáthe Vladimir Spivakov Invites festival, Falstaff atáthe Mariinsky (Kirov) theatre, The Return ofáPersephone atáthe Moscow International House ofáMusic, within the framework ofáthe Cherry Forest festival, Figaro. Events ofáOne Day fopráthe Yevgeny Mironov theatre company.
Heáalso worked onáproductions byáYury Butusov (Resurrection. Super, Oleg Tabakov Theatre), Nikolai Skorik (The Last Day ofáSummer, Moscow Art Theatre), Yevgeny Pisarev (Leading Ladies, Moscow Art Theatre).
Among his notable prizes are the Triumph (2002), Crystal Turandot (2005) and Chaika (2005) awards.
Perfomances in our theatre
19.14, Set Designer
A Streetcar Named Desire, Set Designer
Leading Ladies, Set Designer
Rebels, Set Designer
Scared ToáBecome Kolya, Set Designers
The Double Bass, Set Designer
The Forest, Set designer
The Master and Margarita, Set Designer
The Pillowman, Set designer
The Scales, Set Design by
The Village ofáFools, Set Designer