Playwright, director, actor.
Born in Irkutsk in 1974.
Graduated from the Irkutsk Theatre School, then studied in the Shchukin Theatre Institute in Moscow.
Ivan Vyrypaev lives in the Polish capital of Warsaw and is a citizen of the Republic of Poland. His plays are staged all over the world from South Korea to New York.
As a director he works and stages performances in theaters in Europe and the United States.
Currently, he is the co-owner and head producer of the WEDA PROJECT theatre company in Warsaw.
He has written and directed films (Salvation, Delhi Dance, Euphoria and Oxygen), short films (Promoted Content and To Feel) and teleplays (Entertainment, UFO, and World of Beautiful Butterflies) and many others.
He has received awards at the Venice Film Festival, the Golden Mask Festival, Nika, Kinotavr, the Contact International Festival (Poland), the New Drama Festival, the Triumph Festival, the Hope of Russian Drama Festival, the Stuckemarkt International Contemporary Drama Festival in Heidelberg (Germany) and others.