Inna Ivanova was born on February 24, 1973 in the city of Saratov. In school she was involved in multiple classes and after-school activities: swimming, ballroom dancing, drama club. After graduating from high school, Inna entered the Saratov College of Culture, where in 1993 she got qualifications as a choir conductor. Inna is a professional musician – she plays piano, guitar and she also majored in vocal singing, her vocal range being contralto-soprano.
In 1993-1996 she worked in Karl Marx Drama Theater in Saratov. In 1996-1999 Inna was a student at Mikhail Shchepkin Higher Theatre School (course of O.N. Solomina and Y.M. Solomin). In 1999 she joined the Maly Theatre’s company.
For the first time Inna Ivanova walked onto the renowned stage as a second-year student, and in1997 she made her professional stage debut as Katyusha Maslova in «Resurrection» based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy. For years of work in Maly Inna became one of the leading young actresses of the theatre. Inna’s brilliant physical attributes allow her to play lyrical roles, but she is best, however, at performing character parts.
Inna made her television debut on «Moscow, Central District».
Inna Ivanova takes active part in various social activities of the theatre, she is a permanent member of the concert teams of the Maly Theatre that perform in state enterprises and military units of Moscow and the Moscow region. Inna’s involvement in social activities has been repeatedly acknowledged by the theatre’s management.
With hard work, passion and dedication, Inna has what it takes to reach her highest potential.
Roles in the Maly Theatre:
1998 - Katyusha Maslova, «Resurrection» by LeoTolstoy, directed by Eduard Martsevich
1999 - Afrosinya, «Tsar Peter and Alexei» by Friedrich Gorenstein, directed by Vladimir Beylis
2000 - Lisa, «Woe from Wit» by Alexander Griboedov, directed by Sergey Zhenovach
2001 - Babakina Marfa Egorovna, «Ivanov» by Anton Chekhov, directed by Vitaliy Solomin
2001 - Elena, «Prince Serebrenni» by Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy, directed by Vitaliy Ivanov
2002 – Lady Rosaline, «Love’s Labour’s Lost» by William Shakespeare, directed by Vitaliy Ivanov
2004 - Madame Rappet, «Mysterious Chest» by Pyotr Karatygin, directed by Alexander Klukvin
2004 - Natalia Ivanovna, «Three Sisters» by Anton Chekhov, directed by Yuri Solomin
2006 - Marya Antonovna, «The Government Inspector» by Nikolay Gogol, directed by Yuri Solomin and Vasiliy Fyodorov
2007 - Anisya, «The Power of Darkness» by Leo Tolstoy, directed by Yuri Solomin
2013 - Klava, «The Last Idol» by Alexander Zvyagintsev, directed by Vladimir Dragunov
2013 - Anna Andreevna, «The Government Inspector» by Nikolay Gogol, directed by Yuri Solomin and Vasiliy Fyodorov
2015 - Chanel, «Eight Loving Women» by Robert Thomas, directed by Vladimir Beylis
2017 - Goneril, «King Lear» by William Shakespeare, directed by Anton Yakovlev
2018 - Dorine, «Tartuffe» by Molière, directed by Vladimir Dragunov