The lighting designer, stage designer and fine artist Dominique Drillot studied art at the École des Beaux-Arts in his hometown of Tours. He created his first stage design in 1987 for »Thème et 4 Variations« by the choreographer Jean-Christophe Maillot with whom he since then has been working regularly. In addition to many productions for Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo – e.g. »Le Jardin Jeux d’Amour«, »Home Sweet Home«, »Vers un Pays Sage«, »Duo d’Anges«, »Roméo et Juliette«, »Recto Verso«, »Cendrillon«, »Casse-Noisette Circus«, »Le Fils Prodigue«, »Scheherazade« and »Daphnis et Chloé« – he created stage and lighting designs for the Ballet du Nord, Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux, Bolshoi Ballet Moscow, Ballet British Columbia, Stuttgart Ballet, Introdans and Ballet de l'Opéra de Lyon. Furthermore, Dominique Drillot works with many international choreographers such as Itzik Galili, Ed Wubbe, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Josette Baïz, Matjash Mrozewski, Ted Brandsen, Nicolo Fonte and Lucinda Childs. For the Nouveau Musée National de Monaco, he developed the lighting concepts for the exhibitions »Etonnez-moi« and »Looking up«. Since 2003, Dominique Drillot has held a professorship in scenography at the École Supérieure d’Arts Plastiques de Monaco. In 2010, Prince Albert II of Monaco appointed him Chevalier de l’Ordre du Mérite Culturel.