Theater, television and film director, he is the Artistic Director of the Gogol Center since 2012. He staged his first play when he was still a student. In 1992, he graduated from the Rostov State University physics department with honors. In 2008, he formed an experimental actor-director class at the Moscow Art theatre School. In 2012, the class becomes the Studio Seven, which is now a Gogol Center full-time resident.


Tchaikovsky's Wife (2022, D’A 2023), Petrov’s Flu (2021, D’A 2022), Leto (2018), The Student (2016, D'A 2017), Betrayal (2012), Crush (co-directed, 2009), Yuri’s Day (2008), Playing the Victim (2006), Bed Stories (2005), Ragin (2004), Razdetyye (1998)