Born in Leningrad, since her childhood Marina has been shot in films. Since the age of 17 she worked at the St Petersburg Musical Comedy Theatre. In 1993, she graduated from the St Petersburg State Conservatory and the same year joined the Mikhailovsky Opera Company.
In 2000-2002, she was the guest soloists and the Russian language teacher at the Baden Theatre (Karlsruhe, Germany). In 2004-2008, she cooperated with Duke University. In 2006, she participated in a concert of Indiana Conservatory.
Her repertory includes: — Rosalinda (The Bat) — Desdemona (Othello) — Donna Anna (Don Giovanni) — Tatiana (Eugene Onegin) — Leonora (Il trovatore) — Gorislava (Ruslan and Lyudmila) — Mimi (La boheme) — Tosca (Tosca) — Iolanthe (Iolanthe) — Abigail (Nabucco) — Silva (Silva) — Domna Saburova (The Tsar’s Bride) — Yaroslavna (Prince Igor)
In 2005, she was nominated for the St Petersburg Theatre Premium Golden Soffit for the role of Domna Saburova in Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Tsar’s Bride.