Merited Artist of the Russian Federation (2003). He graduated from the Sverdlovsk State Theater Institute in 1987. From 1987 to 1992, he worked at the Chelyabinsk Drama Theater, the Sverdlovsk Youth Theater, the Tula Drama Theater, and the Latvian Youth Theater. Since 1992 - actor of the Bolshoi Drama Theater named after GA. Tovstonogov (BDT). In 1998-2002, he taught acting at St. Petersburg Humanitarian University of Trade Unions, and since 2002 he has been actively teaching various types of training in private companies.