Graduated from the Perm State Institute of Arts in 1983, specializing in directing. He founded the theatre “At the Bridge” (U Mosta) in 1988, and in 1992 it became a state theatre. Fedotov has been Artistic Director of the theatre for 18 years and staged more than 50 productions. Since 1994 the theatre has been invited to participate in international festivals in Poland, the Czech Republic, Germany, Bulgaria, Austria, etc. Among Fedotov’s productions are: Pannochka, The Marriage, The Gamblers, The Inspector General, Brother Chichikov, Evenings on a Farm Near Dikanka by N. Gogol, The Suicide by N. Erdman, and The Master and Margarita by M. Bulgakov. Fedotov is Professor of the Prague Theatre Academy and the Perm State Institute of Arts and Culture (PGIIiK).