Marsel Kalmagambetov was born in 1987. From 2005–2010 he studied at the St Petersburg State Academy of Theatre Arts, faculty of stage deseign and theatre costume (workshop of Vyacheslav Okunev).
Participated in productions of the plays Der gute Mensch von Sezuan at the Lensoviet Theatre (2008), Rainbow Flower at St Petersburg's Music Hall (2011), The Little Witch and Rent at the Bryantsev Theatre of Young Spectators (2011), The Musicians of Bremen at the Yunost Theatre in Tallinn (2011), The Playground Is not Important at the Hermitage Theatre (2011), I Wish to Speak at Moscow's Gogol Centre (2013), and The Bench at the Moscow Gubernatorial Theatre (2015).
As a production designer and set designer he has worked on the films Stradivarius (directed by Julia Ershova, 2009), Snowstorm (directed by Ilya Kazankov, 2010), New Year's Happiness (directed by Ilya Kazankov, 2014), Black Water (directed by Roman Karimov, 2014), Have Fun, Vasya! (directed by Roman Karimov, 2016), Byvshie (directed by Evgeniy Baranov, 2018), Inadequate People 2 (directed by Roman Karimov, 2019), the animated videos Ocean and Lethe (2011 and 2012), and the TV series Secrets of Investigation (2012), Spy (2013), Liteiny (2013), Headhunters (2013) and Ghosted (2017).
As a production designer he has taken part in the installations Seven Suns on Revolution Square in Vologda (2015), Expoforum in St Petersburg (2015) and in Sestroretsk (2016), as well as the Slavic cultural festival Slavic Fair in St Petersburg (2016 and 2017).
Member of the Union of Artists of Russia and the Russian Union of Theatre Agents.
Information for October 2019