Chamber Theatre in Voronezh was founded by Mikhail Bychkov. in 1994. It is a new type of theatre combining a creative approach to realistic and psychological theatre with modern theatrical forms. First years were devoted to Russian classics, Pushkin, Lermontov, Dostoyevsky, Czechov, also Nabokov, Ionesco or Singer. This new formula became popular and won its faithful audience. Last few years have been focused on contemporary Russian drama – Grishkovec, Ugarov, Bugadze. The company took part in New Drama Festival and Mikhail Bychkov won the award for the best director.