Born and raised in Leningrad/ St. Petersburg, Russia. Immigrated to Germany in 1992. After completing a degree in theatre studies, worked at the Deutsches Theater and the Volksbühne Berlin with directors Jürgen Gosch, Dimiter Gotscheff and Frank Castorf, among others. Work as a dramaturg and literary translator. In addition, jobs in exhibition production for various institutions and companies. Conception and realisation of interdisciplinary projects at the intersection of visual and performing arts. Developing and experimenting with ritualistic and cultic practices. Certified Hypnotherapist since 2018 (Clinical Hypnosis after Milton Erickson).