Alexander Maskalin graduated from the Acting Faculty of the Leningrad State Institute of Theatre, Music and Cinematography (1998, class of T. M. Abrosimova). He has worked at the Youth Theatre on the Fontanka, the Ostrov theatre and the Baltic House Theatre, where he performed the roles of Romeo (Romeo and Juliet), Sebastian (Twelfth Night), Hamlet (Hamlet) and Lensky (Eugene Onegin) among many others. He is a recipient of the Kinoshok prize. At the Mariinsky Academy of Young Singers, he has worked as a teacher of stage diction and acting. At the Mariinsky Theatre, Alexander Maskalin has created a semi-staged production of the opera The Love for Three Oranges. He also created semi-staged productions of the operas The Stone Guest and Maddalena and he has also staged productions of May Night, The Marriage and How Ivan Ivanovich Quarrelled with Ivan Nikiforovich at the Concert Hall of the Mariinsky Theatre. He staged Alexander Smelkov’s opera The Station Supervisor, performed by the Mariinsky Opera Company. At the Vladikavkaz Theatre of Opera and Ballet, he has staged the opera Manon Lescaut.