Born in Irkutsk in 1974.
Graduated from the Irkutsk Theatre School, then studied in the Shchukin Theatre Institute in Moscow.
Ivan Vyrypaev lives in the Polish capital of Warsaw.
He works and stages his plays in Russia, Europe and the United States.
From 2013–2016, he directed the Praktika Contemporary Drama Theatre in Moscow.
From 2019–2021, he served as head producer of Okko Theatre in Moscow.
Currently, he is the co-owner and head producer of the WEDA PROJECT theatre company in Warsaw.
He has written and directed films (Salvation, Delhi Dance, Euphoria and Oxygen), short films (Promoted Content and To Feel) and teleplays (Entertainment, UFO, and World of Beautiful Butterflies).
He has received awards at the Venice Film Festival, the Golden Mask Festival, Nika, Kinotavr, the Contact International Festival (Poland), the New Drama Festival, the Triumph Festival, the Hope of Russian Drama Festival, the Stuckemarkt International Contemporary Drama Festival in Heidelberg (Germany) and others.