Andrei Smirnov was born in Moscow. In 2004 graduated from the Acting Department of GITIS, Alexander Zbruev’s workshop. In 2003-2006 Andrei Smirnov participated as an actor in the Theatre of Nations, Meyerhold Center projects. In 2004 Andrei Smirnov was one of the founders of Liquid Theatre. Since 2006 Andrei Smirnov has taken part in the activities of The Fire People street performance laboratory. In 2010 - 2011 Andrei Smirnov participated in Music Here, Music There ... cooperation and seminars program for Russian and Austrian actors (in the performances Almost and Privacy, Please! , jointly with Anne Juren). Andrei Smirnov is children's teacher of the TSEKh dance school.