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Mark Bailey

Mark’s extensive career has included numerous designs for Musical Theatre, Theatre, Ballet and Opera both in the UK and internationally. His West End credits include Mack & Mabel (TMA nomination ‘Best Musical’), Rent, Legal Fictions, The Importance of Being Earnest (also Toronto), The Winslow Boy, Present Laughter, Iolanthe, The Gondoliers, Rat Pack Confidential and Which Witch (Costumes). He is currently Associate Artist at Clywd Theatr Cymru.

Productions

2017

TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT

Director: Philip Breen
Citizen's Theatre, Glasgow

ESCAPE THE SCAFFOLD

Director: Hannah Price
Theatre 503/The Other Room

SEANMHAIR

Director: Kate Wasserberg
The Other Room

SINNERS CLUB

Director: Titus Halder
Theatre ClwyD/The Other Room

BOY IN THE STRIPED PYJAMAS

Director: Daniel de Andrade
Northern Ballet

 

2016

GHOST THE MUSICAL

Director: Bob Tomson
Bill Kenwright UK Tour

TREASURE ISLAND

Director: Philip Breen
Birmingham Rep

BARNBOW CANARIES

Director: Kate Wasserberg
West Yorkshire Playhouse

CYRANO DE BERGERAC

Director: Philip Breen
Theatre Clwyd

SNOW QUEEN

Director: Michael Corder
Czech National Ballet

SLEEPING BEAUTY (revival)

Director: Cynthia Harvey
Hong Kong Ballet at National Arts Centre Ottawa Canada

THE MOTHER

Director: Laurence Boswell
Tricycle Theatre

 

2015

THE GLENN MILLER STORY

Director: Bob Thomson & Bill Kenwright
On Tour

THE SNOW QUEEN

Choreographer/Director: Michael Corder
Vienna Staatsballet

NIJINSKY
(world premiere)

Choreographer/Director: Daniel de Andrade
Slovakian National Ballet (music by Carl Davis)

ALL MY SONS

Director:Kate Wasserberg
Clwyd Theatr Cymru

THE MOTHER

Director: Laurence Boswell
Theatr Royal Bath/Ustinov

HAMLET

Director: Terry Hands
Clwyd Theatr Cymru

THE HERBAL BED

Director: Emma Lucia
Clwyd Theatr Cymru

 

2014

NOT ABOUT HEROES

Director: Tim Baker
Clwyd Theatre Cymru

KING LEAR

Director: Barbara Gaines
Chicago Shakespeare Theater

A HISTORY OF FALLING THINGS

Director: Emma Lucia
New Vic Theatre, Stoke

ARMS AND THE MAN

Director: Emma Lucia
Clwyd Theatr Cymru

A PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A YOUNG DOG

Director: Tim Baker
Clwyd Theatr Cymru

INTIMATE APPAREL

Director: Laurence Boswell
Theatre Royal Bath, Ustinov/ Park Theatre

THE SNOW QUEEN

Choreographer: Michael Corder
Lithuanian National Opera & Ballet

 

2013

DICKENS ABRIDGED

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DON GIL DE LAS CALZAS VERDES

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EL CASTIGO SIN VENGANZA

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LA DAMA BOBA

Director:  Laurence Boswell
Ustinov Autumn Season, Theatre Royal Bath
Arcola Theatre/Belgrade Theatre Coventry

THE WINSLOW BOY

Director:  Terry Hands
Clwyd Theatr Cymru

I LOVE YOU, YOU ARE PERFECT

Director: Mehmet Ergen
Talimhane Theatre, Istanbul

RAPE OF THE FAIR COUNTRY

Director: Tim Baker
Clwyd Theatr Cymru

SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME

Director: Keith Strachan
Bill Kenwright Tour

 

previous productions

SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS

Director: Mehmet Ergen
Arcola Theatre

AS YOU LIKE IT

Director: Terry Hands
Clwyd Theatr Cymru

MADAMA BUTTERFLY

Director: John Doyle
Grange Park Opera (2012)
Nevill Holt/Pimlico Opera Tour(2010)

A TIME THERE WAS

Choreographer: Michael Corder
Tivoli Theatre

GOD OF CARNAGE

Director: Emma Lucia
Clwyd Theatr Cymru

CHAPLIN

Director: Martin Connor
Guildhall School

KISS ME KATE

Director: Martin Connor
Guildhall School

JEKYLL AND HYDE

Director: Martin Connor
Bill Kenwright tour

THE USUAL AUNTIJIIES

Director: Barry Kyle
Belgrade Theatre Coventry

DAMN YANKEES

Director: Martin Connor
Guildhall School

MACBETH

Director: Barbara Gaines
Chicago Shakespeare Theatre

PRIVATES ON PARADE

Director: Ian Brown
West Yorkshire Playhouse / Birmingham Rep

LEGAL FICTIONS

Director: Christopher Morahan
West End and Bath Theatre Royal UK tour

THE SUICIDE

Director: Barry Kyle
Theatr Clwyd Studio

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

Director: Tim Baker
Theatr Clwyd

RENT

Director: William Baker
West End

HAMLET

Director: Terry Hands
Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, USA

MACK AND MABEL (nominated for a TMA Best Musical Award)

Director: John Doyle
West End & previously at the Watermill Theatre & UK tour

THE RIVALS

Director: Christopher Morahan
Bath Theatre Royal and UK tour

RAT PACK CONFIDENTIAL

Director: Giles Croft
West End/Nottingham Playhouse

THE THREEPENNY OPERA

Director: Tim Baker
National Theatre and Mobile tour

BABES IN ARMS

Director: Martin Connor
Cardiff International Festival of Musical Theatre

IOLANTHE

Director: Martin Connor
D’Oyly Carte at The Savoy Theatre

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST

Director: Terry Hands
Old Vic and Toronto

ENTERTAINING MR. SLOANE

Director: Jeremy Sams ( John David on tour)
Greenwich and tour

PEACE IN OUR TIME

Director: Wyn Jones
Richmond

A JUDGEMENT IN STONE

Director: Neil Bartlett
Lyric Hammersmith

THE WINSLOW BOY

Director: Wyn Jones
The Gielgud

WHICH WITCH (costumes)

Director: Piers Haggard
Piccadilly Theatre

PRESENT LAUGHTER

Director: Richard Olivier
Aldwych Theatre/Wyndham’s Theatre

 

previous opera and dance

THE SLEEPING BEAUTY

Director: Cynthia Harvey
Hong Kong Ballet

THE SNOW QUEEN

Choreographer: Michael Corder
Revival at the Coliseum, English National Ballet, previously tour & Coliseum

L’ARLESIENNE – A NEW MICHAEL CORDER BALLET (Costume)

English National Ballet School

THE SNOW QUEEN

Director: Choreographer Michael Corder
English National Ballet tour & Coliseum

RISE AND FALL OF THE CITY OF MAHAGONNY – (set)

Director: John Doyle
LA Opera

MELODY ON THE MOVE

Director: Michael Corder
English National Ballet, Sadlers Wells

“Varii Capricci” for THE WRIGHT OCCASION – in celebration of Peter Wright’s 80th birthday

 

LADDERS AND SNAKES

Director: Caroline Gawn
Opera North

ARIADNE AUF NAXOS

Broomhill Festival, 1997 Maggio Musicale Florence and Opera de Lausanne

IL MAESTRO DI CAPELLA

 

THE TELEPHONE

 

SUZANNA’S SECRET

Director: All Stuart Hopps
Buxton

WHAT PRICE CONFIDENCE?

 

FALSE LOVE, TRUE LOVE

Director: Caroline Gawn
Almeida Opera Festival

 

for the watermill theatre

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF (TMA Best Musical Award

 

THE GONDOLIERS (TMA Best Musical Award)

Also Covent Garden & West End transfer

IRMA LA DOUCE (TMA Best Musical Award nomination)  

CABARET (TMA Best Musical Award nomination)

 

CARMEN (also Covent Garden Festival)

 

PIAF

 

CINDERELLA AND THE ENCHANTED SLIPPER

 

A STAR DANCED

 

TEN CENTS A DANCE

Director: All John Doyle
Also Cardiff International Festival of Musical Theatre

 

for guildhall school
of music and drama

BYE BYE BIRDIE

 

BONNIE AND CLYDE

 

BABES IN ARMS

 

RAGS

 

GRAND HOTEL

Director: All Martin Connor

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

 

THREE SISTERS

Director: Both Wyn Jones

 

for clywd theatr cymru

TAKING STEPS

Director: Lora Davies
Clwyd Theatr Cymru

ANIMAL FARM

Director: Tim Baker
Clwyd Theatr Cymru

GASLIGHT

Director: Kate Wasserberg
Clwyd Theatr Studio

THE TAMING OF THE SHREW

Director: Terry Hands
Clwyd Theatr Cymru

A CHILD’S CHRISTMAS IN WALES

Director: Tim Baker
Clwyd Theatr Cymru

GWLAD YR ADDEWID

Director: Tim Baker
Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru, National Eisteddfod and Welsh tour

PIECES

Director: Kate Wasserberg
Brits Off Broadway, 59E59 / Clwyd Theatr Cymru

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Director: Tim Baker
Clwyd Theatr Cymru

SHAKESPEARE’S WILL

Director: Emma Lucia
Clwyd Theatr Cymru

A GLASS MENAGERIE

Director: Kate Wasserberg
Clwyd Theatr Studio

PYGMALION

Director: Terry Hands
Clwyd Theatr

A HISTORY OF FALLING THINGS

Director: Kate Wasserberg
Theatr Clwyd Studio and Sherman Theatre Cardiff

GREAT EXPECTATIONS

Director: Tim Baker
Theatr Clwyd Studio and Tour

NOISES OFF

Director: Terry Hands
Theatr Clwyd

OH WHAT A LOVELY WAR!

 

OF MICE AND MEN

 

THE WAY IT WAS

& tour

THE DRUID’S REST

 

HOBSON’S CHOICE

 

WAITING FOR GODOT

 

SILAS MARNER

& tour

ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF AN ANARCHIST

& tour

HARD TIMES

& tour

PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A YOUNG DOG

 

The trilogy THE RAPE OF THE FAIR COUNTRY, HOSTS OF REBECCA and SONG OF THE EARTH

 

A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE

& tour

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Director: All Tim Baker
Also tour

AN IDEAL HUSBAND

 

PRESENT LAUGHTER

 

HAYFEVER

Director: All Christopher Morahan

STONE CITY BLUE

Director: Ed Thomas

OLEANNA

Director: Emma Lucia

CHORUS OF DISAPPROVAL

 

BRASSED OFF

 

ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST – These designs were chosen as part of the British entry to the 2007 Prague Quadrennial

& New Theatre Cardiff

KING LEAR

 

BLITHE SPIRIT

 

FOUR SEASONS

 

BETRAYAL

 

THE RABBIT

 

PRIVATE LIVES

 

PLEASURE AND REPENTANCE

Director: Terry Hands

 

for nottingham playhouse

TO REACH THE CLOUDS

 

DOUBLE INDEMNITY

 

THE DAY THAT KEVIN CAME

 

ETHEL AND ERNEST

 

POLYGRAPH

 

THE BOY WHO FELL INTO A BOOK

 

WONDERFUL TENNESSEE

Director: All Giles Croft

 

previous theatre

THE DOUBLE DEALER

Director: Jonathan Miller
The Gate Theatre, Dublin

THE SEAGULL

Director: Lindsay Posner
The Gate Theatre, Dublin

NORTHANGER ABBEY

Director: Tim Luscombe

YORK CYCLE OF MYSTERY PLAYS

 

A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE

 

MACBETH

 

INTO THE WOODS (TMA Best Musical nomination)

Director: All John Doyle
All York Theatre Royal

THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS

Director: Matthew Warchus
West Yorkshire Playhouse

ARMS AND THE MAN

Director: John Harrison
West Yorkshire Playhouse

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST

Director: Erica Whyman
Oxford Playhouse

VOTE DIZZY!

Soho Theatre

ARTURO UI

Director: Philip Breen
Glasgow Citz

HADRIAN VII

Chichester Festival

THE PRETENDERS

Director: Both Terry Hands
The National Theatre of Norway

THE LADY VANISHES

Director: Martin Connor
No 1 tour

MASTER HAROLD AND THE BOYS

Director: Matthew Warchus
Bristol Old Vic

 

television

Mark  designed BROKEN LIVES, a drama documentary, for the BBC Year of the Family.

 

education

Mark read Drama at Hull University before studying Theatre Design at Croydon College of Art

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