Maxim Mityashin is an actor of theater and film. He grew up in the Republic of Karelia (city of Kostomuksha). In 2007, he was accepted to an acting course led by prominent Russian theater director Lev Erenburg (Nebolshoy Dramaticheskiy Teatr) in St. Petersburg. He completed the course in 2011 with a diploma of performance and focused on Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment, where he created the role of Svidrigaylov. The show continues its successful run as a repertoire performance of NDT Theatre since 2012, on a stage of Baltiyskiy Dom in St. Petersburg. While completing his studies, he worked as a film and TV actor, and in 2012, relocated to Moscow, where he acts in multiple shows and performances as a core artist of the theatrical project of Vadim Demchog Arlekiniada (Arlekiniada.com).