Slava is based in Kiev, Ukraine and has trained as an actor at the Ukrainian Film School, the New York Film Academy in Los Angeles and the British Academy of Stage and Screen Combat. He speaks fluent English, Ukrainian and Russian.
His extensive Television credits include ‘Berlin Station’ (Epix/Paramount) starring Richard Armitage and Rhys Ifans, and multiple Series Regular and Recurring roles in popular Ukrainian TV series including Nickolai in crime drama ‘Renunciation’, Boris in romantic comedy ‘The Worst Friend’ and Samsonov in two seasons of criminal comedy 'Precinct Cop From DVRZ'. Slava is currently working on new romantic comedy series 'S kem povedeshsya' ('You Are What You Eat') as supporting character Vasya, and major historical drama series 'Coffee With Cardamom' where he plays Milos opposite famous Polish actor Pawel Delag.
Slava’s other screen credits include Feature Films ‘The Forebodings’ and ‘While We Sleep’ directed by Andrzej Sekula. Also Slava wrote, directed and performed a leading role in his own short comedy film 'Immigrant Holdem’, winning multiple awards for Best Actor, Best Acting Ensemble and Best Screenplay at international festivals in the USA, Canada and Czech Republic.
His Theatre credits include ‘The Cripple of Inishmaan’, ‘The 8th Take’ and ‘From the Red Rat to the Green Star’.
He is also a successful Television writer in Ukraine, having written 92 episodes of ‘Kogda my doma’ and 10 epsiodes of ‘Adaptatsiya’.