Simon Gauthier is the lighting designer and creative director at Lumin-ART Productions. For the past 15 years, he has proven his ability to design concepts that are both creative and technically complex for the performing arts industry (Cirque du Soleil, Cirque Éloize, Céline Dion, Madonna, Franco Dragone, and more) as well as for events (Black & Blue, Bal en Blanc, ÎleSoniq, Black Party, and more) and festivals (Montréal en Lumières Festival, Francofolies, Arab World Festival of Montreal, Just for Laughs Festival, and more). These projects have allowed him to remain at the forefront of the latest technological trends and to further develop a team of talented and innovative experts. With this goal in mind, he recruits and trains creatives who constantly raise industry standards. – Simon Gauthier won the 2011 Arista award for Quebec Young Leader Without Borders for his international achievements.