Boris Alexandrovich studied at the Voronezh gymnasium named after V. M. Chernozubov.
Since 1906, Boris Alexandrovich joined the performing arts. A member of the theater class, which was led by L.S. Vivien. Since 1911, he has performed on the local stage, performing various roles based on plays by William Shakespeare, Friedrich Schiller, Alexander Nikolayevich Ostrovsky, Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, and Leonid Nikolaevich Andreev.
After October 1917, Boris Alexandrovich was engaged in cultural and educational activities in Voronezh, participated in the development and conduct of mass theatrical performances, and directed the People's Drama Studio (1918). He was a head, director-instructor of the faculty of the Voronezh Institute of theatrical art (since April, 1921).
From the spring of 1922, Boris Alexandrovich lived in Moscow, and worked as an entertainer until 1930. In 1930-1966 was an accountant at a car factory.