Nikolaj Gheorghevic Kustov (1900?-1976), collaborator of Vsevolod Emil'evic Meyerhold, was one of those that went in deep in Theatrical Biomechanics and took in possession in the most expressive manner its tradition on technical level, but also on the scene.
At the end of '20 he was entrusted of being a new teacher of Theatrical Biomechanics of Meyerhold during the studying process of the students-actors at the same theatre. The hypothesis was formed that for this reason he is rarely present in the performances that Meyerhold made in those years.
Escaped from the massacre of Stalin in '40, remain in Soviet Union, preferring secluded life in province to a certain success at theatre (on the condition that he renounce the connection with Meyerhold and "forget" everything). He continued to develop the pedagogy of Theatrical Biomechanics by himself and with a small groups of young actors not professionals for 30 years.
At 1972, when he was old, he was called by artistic director and first director of Theater of Satire of Moscow Valentine Plucek (actor of the last period of Meyerhold and a cousin of Peter Brook) to teach on daily basis the system of Meyerhold to a group of voluntaries of young actors of the company.