Yann Becker was born in 1971 in Switzerland. After his studies at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of Lausanne University and at University Paris X-Nanterre (1991-1996), he learns the skills of stage and lighting design with Bert De Raeymaecker (Zurich) and Roland Deville (Geneva). Since then he has been working as an independent stage, lighting and video designer. In his carrier he has realised over 100 stage works for theatre, dance, opera and multimedia performances in Switzerland and abroad (Germany, France, Italia, Netherland, Czech Republic, Poland, Korea, Japan). He was collaborating with different stage directors such as Andre Steiger, Jacques Gardel, Simone Audemars, Julien Mage or choreographers such as Alain Christen, Estefania Miranda, Samuel Meystre and Mikuni Yanaihara (Nibroll Dance Company).

He has created stage design for theatre plays or opera works by Eschyle, Euripide, Shakespeare, Molière, Racine, Lully, Büchner, Puccini, Bartok, Stravinsky, Pessoa, Ionesco, Sartre, Dürrenmatt, Sarraute, Tchekhov, Beckett, Crimp...

Yann Becker is also working as photographer and visual artist. From 2004 to 2006 he spent an artistic residence in Prague, creating numerous visual art works mixing photography, video and light. He realised exhibitions and installations in Switzerland, Czech Republic, Poland, Japan. He is also often asked to realize photo shooting for magazines, and has published 3 photographic books.

Time to time he is leading is own theatre projects, writing screenplay (The Difficulty of being Casanova, 1998), directing theatre plays (Savannah Bay by Marguerite Duras, 2008) or creating multimedia projects.

Since 2010 he lives in Osaka, and works in Japan and abroad.


ロザンヌ大学とパリ第10大学(1991-1996)の人文・文学部にて学んだ後、Bert De Raeymaecker氏(チューリッヒ)、Roland Deville氏(ジュネーブ)と共に舞台および照明デザインの技法を学ぶ。その後、フリーランスの舞台・照明・ビデオデザイナーとしてキャリアを積む。

今までに、100以上の舞台や照明、映像デザインをスイスおよびその他ヨーロッパ諸国、アジア(ドイツ、フランス、イタリア、オランダ、チェコ共和国、ポーランド、韓国、日本)において、演劇、ダンス、オペラ、マルチメディアを使ったパフォーマンスの為に手掛ける。Andre Steiger氏、Jacques Gardel氏、Simone Audemars氏、Julien Mage氏といったスイスの様々な名立たる演出家や、Alain Christen氏、Estefania Miranda氏、Samuel Meystre氏、矢内原美邦氏(ニブロール)などの振付師とも共同制作を行う。