Honored Artist of the Russian Federation
Graduated from B.V. Schukin Theater School in 1989, course of L.V. Kalinovsky and Yu.A. Stromov.
In 1990 was admitted to the company of Evg. Vakhtangov Theater.
As a reciter performs with the programs “Love is an endless journey” “… I want to roses”, “Inviting to listen to faraway”, “And laughter, and tears, and love…” on many concert grounds of Moscow (Gerzen Museum, Arkhangelskoe Museum-Estate, Polytechnic Museum, House of Veteran Teachers), Saint-Petersburg, Samara, Rostov, Yaroslavl, Kaliningrad, Sovetsk, Zelenogorsk, and also, in Ukraine (Putivl, Kharkov, Sumy, Dnerpodzerzhinsk), Lithuania (Vilnius, Visaginas), Moldavia (Kishinev), Armenia (Erevan).
Yury Kraskov as Poprischin in a performance “Diary of a Madman” by N.V. Gogol revived by Rimas Tuminas has many times participated in theater festivals of little stages in Russia and near-abroad: Orel (Russia), Kaunas (Lithuania), Erevan (Armenia), Kishinev (Moldova).