Born in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova, Zhenya grew up in a household of musicians and from an early age developed a great passion for the arts. After studying ballroom dance for nine years, he was invited to become a member of Moldova’s Show Ballet Theodor where his versatility in a range of dance styles had a chance to shine. In 2006 Zhenya arrived in Canada where quickly became an active member of the contemporary dance scene.
He has been featured in the works of a number of companies including; BoucharDanse, Coleman Lemieux Compagnie, Chimera Project, Corpus, Danny Grossman Dance Company, Menaka Thakkar Dance Company, Kaha:wi Dance Theatre.
Fort the past three years he has been a member of Dusk Dances core ensemble.