At school he was fond of mathematics and physics, and graduated from the tenth grade in a special boarding school at Moscow State University. In addition to high school and graduated from music. After school, he entered the Moscow Energy Institute, where there was a strong student theater. After graduating from the institute, he served as an officer for two years. After the army entered the Theater School. Shchukin. In 1992 he graduated from the directing faculty of the Shchukin School (workshop M. Tep-Zakharova). In the movie he made his debut in 1982 in the film "Monogamous".