Theater critic, art director of the festival NET, deputy artistic director of the Theatre of Nations. He graduated GITIS theatrical faculty. He worked as an editor in the ‘Moscow Observer’ magazine. Since 1995 he has been working as a reporter, since 1998 he has been working in the ‘Kommersant’ as a theatre reviewer. He became the director of NET (New European Theatre) festival with Marina Davidova the same year. He was a chairman in the advisory council of the national theatre award ‘Golden Mask’ in 2003, 2004 and in 2008 years. He is working in Theatre of Nations since 2008. He is also a winner of ‘Seagull’ Award (2003) and A.Kugel Award (2004).