Born in Tbilisi. Graduated from the Rustaveli State Institute in Tbilisi (studio of Mikhail Tumanishvili). As a director works for theatres in Tbilisi and abroad. Among his productions are Tree by M. Doiashvili, Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert (the D. Alexidze Theatre, Tbilisi), Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov, Salome by Oscar Wilde (the K. Mardzhanashvili Theatre, Tbilisi). He also staged A Midsummer Night?s Dream by William Shakespeare for the Royal National Theatre in London and The Crucible by Arthur Miller in the Playhouse Theatre in Leeds, Great Britain. Since 1998, Principal director of the K. Mardzhanishvili State Academic Theatre in Tbilisi. The production of Lucia di Lammermoor is his first work for an opera company.