Mr. Ivan Bruns-Trukhin was born in Siberia, Russia. When he was ten years old he was admitted to the Novosibirsk Choreography College, Russia; graduating in 2002. Mr. Bruns-Trukhin has performed as a soloist with multiple Russian ballet theaters and other foreign dance companies in Spain, Japan, Turkey and the USA. Throughout his career, he has performed in over 100 Russian and foreign productions. In 2009 he entered the Russian University of Theatre Arts (GITIS), graduating in 2014 as teacher of Ballet. In 2015 after finishing a contract with a ballet company, Mr. Bruns-Trukhin decided to move to Chicago where he continues to dance and share his skills with students.