People’s Artist of Russia, set designer and an architect, professor, head of the Set Design Department of RATI-GITIS, winner of State and Theatrical Awards (including the Golden Mask),holder of the Silver Medal of the Russian Arts Academy.
He graduated from the Moscow Institute of Architecture in 1962 and designed more than 150 productions (opera, ballet and drama) in many cities of the former Soviet Union and abroad: in Germany, Finland, Sweden, Japan and the Czech Republic.
He collaborated with famous Russian directors such as Oleg Efremov (Chekhov’s The Seagull, Svobodin’s Narodovoltsy), Yuri Lyubimov (Moliere’s Tartuffe), Roman Victyuk (Williams’ The Rose Tattoo, Zorin’s Tzar’s Hunt),Vladimir Fokin (Albee’s Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?).
Since the 1980s he collaborated with Kamo Ginkas and Genrietta Yanovskaya as a set designer in the Moscow Young Generation Theatre where he designed sets for the following productions: Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler, Bulgakov’s The Heart of a Dog, Nedzvetsky and Marshak’s Good-bye, America!!!, Andersen’s Nightingale, Chekhov’s Ivanov and Others, Offenbach’s Jacques Offenbach, Love and Twedle-Dee, Ostrovsky’s The Storm.
In 1988 - 1990, he was the chief designer at the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Music Theatre (productions: Bellini’s Il Pirata, Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliette, Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov). In 1995 - 2000, he was the chief designer at the Bolshoi Theatre (Verdi’s Aida and La Traviata, Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta, Adam’s Giselle and other productions). In 1992, he founded the Set Design Department of RATI-GITIS.
Catalani's La Wally — Set Designer
Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin — Set Designer
Pyotr Tchaikovsky. Eugene Onegin (DVD) — Set Designer