People’s Artist of the Russian Federation
Graduated from the Saratov Theatre School named after I. Slonov in 1976 (course of A. Shlyapnikova).
Worked in the Saratov Academic Drama Theatre and the Saratov Young Generation Theatre, where he played in such performances as: What Is to Be Done? (Chernyshevsky), As You Like It by W. Shakespeare (Touchstone, a court fool), The Seagull by A. Chekhov (Treplev),The Master and Margarita by M. Bulgakov (Koroviev), Light in the steppe by E. Shornikov (Sasha Lomakin), Our Decameron (He), Crimson Island by M. Bulgakov (Lykke-Tikki), Chevengur by A. Platonov (Prokofy Dwanov), Dodo (Henry), Toybele and her demon by I. Bashevis-Singer (Gimpa-dolt), The New American by S. Dovlatov (Markov), The Lower Depths by M. Gorky (Satine), Berendei by S. Nosov (Venichka), The Marriage of Figaro by P. de Beaumarchais (Briduazon), Lunch with the Marshal of the Nobility by I. Turgenev (Balagalaev).
In 2004 he was accepted into the troupe of the Chekhov Moscow Art Theatre. Playing in performances: Hamlet by W. Shakespeare (Ghost, Actor), The Golovlevs by M. Saltykov-Shchedrin (Vladimir Golovlev), Twelve pictures from the life of artist by Y. Kuper (Michelle), Live and remember by V. Rasputin (Miheich, Maxim Vologjin, Innokenti Ivanovich, Grandfather Matvei), Moon Monster by R. Kalinoski (Gentleman), The Seagull by A. Chekhov (Sorin), The Pillowman by M. McDonagh (Tupolski), Ivanov (Matthew Shabelsky).
For his work in The Pillowman, together with the other creators of the performance, was awarded the Theatre Award Seagull (2007) in the category Best Acting Ensemble Award and Prize of the Charitable Foundation named after Oleg Tabakov For the ability to open new possibilities of acting in the knowledge of bizarre twists and turns of the human psyche (2008).
In the Moscow Theatre managed by O. Tabakov played in the performance Bolero by P. Kohout (Thomas); currently engaged in the performance Elder Son by A. Vampilov (Sarafanov).