Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of RA

Biography
Born on 21, January, 1980

Education
2001-2004, Postgraduate Education at RA National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Arts
1997-2001, Yerevan State Institute of Theatre and Cinematography
Academic Degree – PHD in Arts; Author of a scientific work and dozens of articles

Work Experience

2019, June 4, Appointed to be Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of RA
2017-present, Member of the Board of Directors of
Yerevan Committee of "Dante Alighieri" Associations
2017-2019, Executive Director of Armenian Tourism Development Foundation
2014-2018, Advisor to the Director of the Matenadaran on Museum Management and CIS Member States Relations
2013-2017 Theatre Course Leader at Yerevan State Institute of Theatre and Cinematography
2012, “Preventive Conservation as a Key Factor in Preservation of Museum Collections: Manuscript Funds” UNICEF Regional Chief Coordinator
2011-2013, Author and Head of “Young Directors Support Project"
2010-2017, President of the Republican Festival “Theatre X”
2010 President of the First International Dramaturgy Festival “Restoration of the Present”
2009-present, Head of “National-Theatrical Creative Union” NGO
2009-2017, Head of Matenadaran Archive Department
2007-2008
Founder and Editor of First Theatrical Newspaper “Skene”
2004-present Senior Researcher at RA National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Arts
2003-2004, Lecturer at YSU, Department of Art
2003, Head of Literary Department at H. Toumanyan Puppet Theatre of Yerevan
2002-2009, Senior Researcher at Charents Museum of Literature and Art

Awards

2017, Honorary Figure of Culture of Yerevan
2015, “Drastamat Kanayan” Medal of Armed Forces of RA
2013, “Movses Khorenatsi” medal (on the Occasion of the 22nd Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence of the Republic of Armenia, for Long-Term Dedicated and Productive Work
2012, Laureate of First Online Theatrical Award in "Best Online Theatrical Expert" nomination

Other information
Languages: English and Russian