Born in Moscow, Russia in 1976. In 2000 graduated from the Russian Academy of Theater Art with an MFA. Directed number of productions in Russia and abroad, including Moscow main-stages “Orpheus” by E. Boyakov (2000), “Yvonne, princes of Burgundies” by V. Gombrovich (2005), “Dead man cell phone” by S. Ruhl (2008) ; as well as such experimental projects as “Tania-Tania” by Olga Mukhina (1999, Armenia), “Dostoevsky-trip” by Vladimir Sorokin (2003, Berlin/Novosibirsk), “Vodka. Fucking. Television” by Maxim Kurochkin (2006, Moscow), and others. Taught and participated in number of master-classesin Russia, the USA, the GB, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, and Uganda.Translatedinto Russian plays of E. Albee, M. Mc Donagh, and S. Ruhl. During the season of 09/10 worked on and directed number of plays of the Russian Season at Towson University as a Fulbright Scholar in Residence .