Attended Kharkov Art Institute between 1977-1978. Graduated in 1983 from the Leningrad State Institute of Theatre, Music and Cinema, where his year was taught by A. Katsman and L. Dodin. Invited that same year to join the Company of the Academic Maly Drama Theatre of Europe, where he instantly became the leading actor.
Joined the Alexandrinsky Theatre Company in February 2015.
Roles at the Alexandrinsky Theatre:
- Vladimir Ognev in Today. 2016 by Valery Fokin, 2016
- Ivan Karamazov’s monologue, Fyodor Dostoevsky, in The Brothers Karamazov (The Roads) by Valery Fokin, 2015
- Fyodor Vasilyevich Protasov in The Third Option (the second edition of The Living Corpse) by Valery Fokin, 2015
- Evgeny Arbenin in Masquerade. Remebrance of the Future by Valery Fokin, 2014