Evgeny Vinogradov has created the lighting design for over 150 productions in various theatres, and has repeatedly been nominated for the prestigious Golden Mask Award for his achievements. He has been the main lighting designer for the Lenkom Theatre in Moscow since 2011. Vinogradov graduated from the Moscow Art Theatre School in 2006 where he studied with lighting designer Damir Ismagilov. He has collaborated with the Bolshoi Theatre in Russia, Chekhov Art Theatre in Moscow, the Stanislavski and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theatre, the Theatre Art Studio in Moscow, the Moscow and St. Petersburg Youth Theatres, the Theatre of Nations in Moscow, the National Academic Grand Opera and Ballet Theatre of the Republic of Belarus, the Ekaterinburg State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre, the Omsk Academic Drama Theatre, the Buryat State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre, the Khabarovsk Theatre of Musical Comedy, the Novosibirsk Academic Youth Theater Globus, the Perm Academic Theatre, the Et Cetera Theatre in Moscow, the Moscow Sovremennik Theatre, the Daile Theatre in Riga and many others.
He has previously created the lighting design for the Latvian National Opera’s productions of Iemūrētie (The Immured) by Ēriks Ešenvalds and Die fledermaus by Johann Strauss. He was nominated for the Latvian Theatre Awards, Spēlmaņu nakts, in 2017 for his work on the theatre production of Carmen for the Daile Theatre. In 2012 he received the Musical Heart of the Theatre Award in Russia, and the Leonov Award in 2013. He has worked together with many prominent stage directors, including Mark Zakharov, Alexander Titel, Sergey Zhenovach, Edmunds Freibergs, Yevgeny Kamenkovich, Alvis Hermanis, Konstantin Bogomolov, Yury Butusov, and others. Vinogradov teaches in the faculty for
Stage Design and Theatre Technologies at the Art Theatre School in Moscow, and at the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts in the Lighting Design department, and also presents educational seminars in various regional towns in Russia.