Franck Evin was born in Nantes/France. In 1983/84 he has received a scholarship by the French Ministry of Education and the Arts and became assistant to the lighting chief of the Opéra de Lyon. Here he has worked together with Ken Russell and Bob Wilson, amongst others. Since 1986 he works regularly at the Düsseldorf Schauspielhaus, in Nantes, Strasbourg, Montpellier, Paris, Caen, Lyon, Bochum, Vienna, Los Angeles, Bonn and Brussels. In the last years he has worked as well at the opera houses of Oslo, Amsterdam, Stockholm, Tokio, at the Munich Staatsoper and the Opéra de la Bastille in Paris, as well as at the Scala di Milano. Since the 1995/96 season, he is Artistic Direcor of Lighting at the Komische Oper Berlin and is responsible, amongst others, for the lighting design in The Love of Three Oranges, Don Giovanni, The Gipsy Princess, Alcina, The Abduction from the Seraglio, Lady Macbeth of Mzensk, Le nozze di Figaro, Jewgeni Onegin, Così fan tutte and The Knight of the Rose. In March 2006, Franck Evin was awarded the »Opus – the German Stage Prize 2006« in the category lighting design for the lighting design of the opera Così fan tutte.