Founder and Art director of Helikon-Opera, Moscow, People's Artist of Russia.
Graduated from Russian Academy of Theatre Arts (GITIS) (G. Anisimov course).
In 1990, he created the Helikon-Opera musical theater in Moscow, which received state status in 1993.
Since 1994, Dmitry has been teaching at the Opera Studio in Bern (Switzerland), conducting master classes at the Moscow Conservatory. Since 1996, he has been the artistic director of the workshop, and since 2003 is a Head of of Directing and Mastery of the Musical Theater Acting courses at the Russian Academy of Theater Arts. In October 2008, Dmitry Bertman was awarded the title of professor.