• Recipient of the State Prize of Russia
• Recipient of the Golden Sofit, St Petersburg´s highest theatre award
Born in Leningrad. Graduated from the Leningrad State Cherkasov Institute of Theatre, Music and Cinema (class of lecturers Akimov and Bruni). Her first production was Warsaw Melody for the Leningrad Maly Drama Theatre.Has worked in major theatres in Moscow (including the Operetta Theatre, the Chekhov Moscow Arts Theatre (MKhAT) and the Mayakovsky Theatre), St Petersburg (the Lensoviet Theatre, the Komissarzhevskaya Theatre, the Mariinsky Theatre and the Operetta) and many other cities.