Dmitry Krymov is a painter, set-designer and theatre director.
He has designed more than 90 performances in Russia and abroad, many directed by his father, the legendary Russian director Anatoly Efros. His paintings are included in the collections of The State Tretyakov Gallery (Moscow), The State Russian Museum and The State Theatre Museum (Saint-Petersburg), The Victoria and Albert Museum (London), The Vatican Museum and in many private collections all over the world. Krymov currently teaches at the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts (RATI-GITIS), Moscow.
In 2004 Dmitry Krymov founded the Dmitry Krymov Laboratory, and began directing. Since then he has directed over 20 performances, some of them commissioned by the International Chekhov Theatre Festival and the Edinburgh Festival, and participated in the theatre festivals all over the world. Some of his students have become highly acclaimed artists and work alongside him on the Lab's productions, which are constantly met with critical and audience acclaim.
Now he is one of Russia's most renowned contemporary theatre directors.