Andrey Uraev is a director, an educator, an honoured worker of culture of the Russian Federation. An active member of the Russian Guild of film directors and educators of plastic arts.

He received his higher education in the Moscow State Institute of Culture, he’s got his research degree in the Boris Shchukin Theatre Institute.

He produced numerous plays in Russia and abroad.

He led the army theater "Paradox" in East Germany.

At various times he taught and teaches at the Moscow Art Theater School, Boris Shchukin Theatre Institute, Russian University of Theater Arts, the Graduate School of Performing Arts, the artistic universities of Orel and Yaroslavl, Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Italia Conti Academy of Theater Arts and many other educational institutions.

He is the author of numerous master-classes and educational programs for institutes and festivals like TERRITORY, International Summer Theater School of the STD of the Russian Federation, "Living Faces", Academy of International Education (AIB, Bonn, Germany), "The Silver Sword".