Vasilyev's first education was as a designer of economic informational systems. Subsequently he graduated from Yury Avsharov's acting course and the vocal department of the International Slavic Institute. He is a member of Boris Yukhananov's Studio of Individual Directing (MIR-4).
At the Stanislavsky Electrotheatre he is performs as an actor in Love Machines, and The Constant Principle. He works as an actor and director in The Golden Ass project.
He is the founder of the Mad Pierrot Cabaret, and is the head of the Electro Cubes project.