Set & Costume Designer

Mark Bailey

Selected credits

  • Alice in Wonderland Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse/ Theatre Royal Plymouth
  • Cinderella Slovak National Ballet
  • The Glee ClubOut of Joint, Theatre Company
  • The Provoked Wife Royal Shakespeare Company
  • Chaplin The Tramp Slovak National Ballet
  • The Snow Queen English National Ballet


Mark is a set and costume designer with hundreds of productions of theatre, musical theatre, opera and ballet to his credit.  He has worked for most leading UK theatres including Royal National Theatre, Chichester Festival Theatre, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Bristol Old Vic, Theatre Royal York, Birmingham Rep, Nottingham Playhouse and Theatre Clwyd. His designs have also been enjoyed throughout Europe, the USA and beyond.

His recent productions include Alice in Wonderland directed by Kate Wasserberg for Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse/Theatre Royal Plymouth, The Glee Club directed by Kate Wasserberg for Out of Joint Theatre Company, The Provoked Wife for the Royal Shakespeare Company,  and Cinderella, choreographed and directed by Michael Corder for the Slovak National Ballet.

Featured work

Alice in Wonderland

Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse/ Theatre Royal Plymouth
Directed by Kate Wasserberg
Set & Costume Design by
Lighting Design by Simeon Miller
Sound Design by Aidan Jones

‘(The) setting is realised with inventive panache by the designer Mark Bailey’ ★★★★ The Times

‘The set and costume design by Mark Bailey is wonderful’ Theatre & Tonic


Composed by Sergei Prokofiev
Slovak National Ballet
Direction & Choreography: Michael Corder
Set & Costume Design: Mark Bailey
Lighting Design: Martin Račko
Photographs by Juraj Žilinčá

The acclaimed international choreographer Michael Corder, who has collaborated with world-class ensembles such as the Royal Ballet, Sadler’s Wells Royal Ballet in London, brings a contemporary choreographic vision and an original directing concept that augments the design by the celebrated British set and costume designer Mark Bailey.



The Provoked Wife

Royal Shakespeare Company
Written by John Vanbrugh
Director: Phillip Breen
Lighting: Tina MacHugh
Music: Paddy Cunneen
Sound: Dyfan Jones
Movement: Ayse Tashkiran
Video: Courtesy of RSC

Chaplin, The Tramp

Slovak National Ballet
Composer: Carl Davis
Libretto, Choreography & Direction:
Daniel de Andrade
Lighting: Martin Račko
Conductor: Carl Davis, Dušan Štefánek
Dramatical oversight: Patricia Doyle
Video design: Tim Reid
Photos: Courtesy of SNB

Nijinsky, Lord of the Dance

Slovak National Ballet
Liberetto, Choreography, & Director:
Daniel de Andrade   
Music: Carl Davis                             
Co-Director: Patricia Doyle     
Lighting: Martin Račko
Photos: Courtesy of SNB

The History of Falling Things

New Vic Theatre, Stoke
Written by James Graham
Director: Emma Lucia
Lighting Design: Nic Beadle

Madame Butterfly

Neville Holt Opera / Grange Park Opera
Director: John Doyle
Lighting: Wayne Dowdeswell

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