Martin Hauk was born in 1961 in Berlin. He studied theatre and event technology. While being employed by Art Lab Studios, Berlin, he produced events for Shell, Skoda and IBM, and created the lighting for Cora Frost, Gayle Tufts, Tim Fischer and Alex B. He has worked with Sasha Waltz since 1996. He lit Zweiland, Körper, S, noBody, insideout, Impromptus, Jagden und Formen (Zustand 2008), Gezeiten, Continu, Matsukaze, and Orfeo. He developed both lighting and stage design for Sasha Waltz’s Métamorphoses. In 2012 he participated as lighting designer in the dance project MusicTANZ – Carmen within the educational programme of the Berliner Philharmoniker.