Ivan Matiuskin was born in Bryansk/Russia in 1987. He studied acting and directing in Bryansk and St. Petersburg. From 2009 to 2016 he worked as an actor and director in Russia, p.a. for the Cabaret Esenin and for the Sochi-Park. Within his work as a director, he focuses on physical theatre forms that don’t need any words, for example with the project Beautiful Friends (St. Petersburg). Since 2018, he has been working as an assistant director at Theaterhaus Frankfurt.
Ivan Matiushkin is co-director and dramaturge for The Blue House.