Merited Artist of the Russian Federation, winner of the Russian State Prize. In 1990 Devotchenko finished the Leningrad State Institute of Theatre, Music and Film (acting class of A. Katzman and L. Dodin).
He worked at Youth Theatre of St. Petersburg, Theatre for Children On the Neva, Lensovet Theatre, Theatre on Liteyny, Alexandrinski Theatre, Tovstonogov Grand Drama
Theatre, Maly Drama Theatre — Theatre of Europe.
Roles in Theatre
Youth Theatre of St. Petersburg: Holden Caulfield in David Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye (director A. Andreyev); Porfiri Petrovich in Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment; Prince in Oscar Wilde's Happy Town Sonata (director G. Kozlov).
Maly Drama Theatre — Theatre of Europe: Fool in Shakespeare's King Lear (director Lev Dodin).
Theatre on Liteyny: Schastlivtsev in Alexander Ostrovsky's The Forest (director G. Kozlov).
Alexandrinsky Theatre: Prince Alexi in F. Gorenstein's The Legend of Czar Peter and His Murdered Son Alexi (director A Galibin); Kreisler in P. S. from Bandmaster Johannes Kreisler, His Author and Their Beloved Julia after H. -T. -A. Hoffman and W. -A. Mozart (director G. Kozlov). Khlestakov in Nikolai Gogol's Government Inspector, Golyadkin Jr. ; Dostoyevsky's The Double (Director V. Fokin). The Alexander Devotchenko Project (mono-plays): Sasha Cherny's Concert for a Piano and an Actor; The Diary of a Provincial in St. Petersburg (director G. Kozlov); Epitaph; Songs of the Western Slavs; Pushkin. Theatre. Tragedy. Actor. (director V. Michelson).
Moscow Youth Theatre: Poprishchin in Madman's Notes after Dostoyevsky (director K. Ginkas).
Winner of Golden Floodlight Prize (St. Petersburg) in Best Male Part nomination (Crime and Punishment, 1995) and Best Duet of Actors (P. S. , The Forest, 1999).
Stanislavsky Prize for the role of Porfiri Petrovich in Crime and Punishment (1995).
Works in film: V. Ogorodnikov's The Barrack; Red Sky, Black Snow; A. Kotts's Convoy PQ-17; Y. Mamin's Never Think of White Monkeys; A. German Jr. 's The Last Train; V. Bortko's St. Petersburg Gangsters.