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