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.

2017

TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT
Director: Philip Breen
Glasgow Citz
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
Prague State Opera
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
Volksoper Wien
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
Director: Adam Long
Arts Theatre/Tour
DON GIL DE LAS CALZAS VERDES
Director:  Mehmet Ergen
Ustinov Autumn Season, Theatre Royal Bath
Arcola Theatre/Belgrade Theatre Coventry
EL CASTIGO SIN VENGANZA
Director:  Laurence Boswell
Ustinov Autumn Season, Theatre Royal Bath
Arcola Theatre/Belgrade Theatre Coventry
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 (then 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
Director: 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
All Buxton
WHAT PRICE CONFIDENCE?
FALSE LOVE, TRUE LOVE
Director: Both Caroline Gawn
Both 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 Clwyd 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
Also tour
THE DRUID’S REST
HOBSON’S CHOICE
WAITING FOR GODOT
SILAS MARNER
Also tour
ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF AN ANARCHIST
Also tour
HARD TIMES
Also 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
Also 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
And New Theatre Cardiff
KING LEAR
BLITHE SPIRIT
FOUR SEASONS
BETRAYAL
THE RABBIT
PRIVATE LIVES
PLEASURE AND REPENTANCE
Director: All 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: Both 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