Mikhail is an actor, director, and theatre-maker. After graduating from the DSM, he continued his training at Drama Centre, London and The Boris Shchukin Theatre Institute, Moscow.
As an actor, he has been a part of several international productions, often in the lead role. These include the Bollywood musical ‘Taj Express’ and the production ‘Four Play’.
He has worked with several well-known directors including Greg Doran, Chris Holt, Toby Gough, Derek Bond, Alyque Padamsee, Mahesh Dattani and Kussum Haider.
As a facilitator, he has conducted workshops for corporates, teachers and young people. He has also taught theatre at different colleges and schools in Bangalore and New Delhi.
His body of work as an actor has involved collaborative productions with International companies like the Royal Court (U.K) and MoonFool Theatre (U.K). Recent credits include: Troilus and Cressida (RSC), Blood (Royal Court), 3 Sleeps (FatLip Films), Taj Express (U.S tour / Sadler’s Wells) Mikhail has recently been in Troilus and Cressida at the Royal Shakespeare Company directed by Gregory Doran.