Katya is a Lecturer in Acting at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Originally from Moscow, Katya trained as an actor at the Vakhtangov Theatre School and worked across all media before re-training as a lecturer in acting at the All-Russian State Cinematography Institute (VGIK).

She has lived and worked in Scotland for the past 12 years, teaching acting based on her own development of the Stanislavski system.

Katya was the Russian language consultant on Jean Benedetti’s new translation of An Actor’s Work.