Nadine Baylis

(b. 1940)

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(b London, 15 Jun. 1940)

British designer. She studied at the Central School of Art and Design in London. She began an association with Ballet Rambert in 1965, designing Norman Morrice's Realms of Choice. She is most closely associated with the ballets of Glen Tetley, for whom she designed Ziggurat (Ballet Rambert, 1967), Embrace Tiger and Return to Mountain (Ballet Rambert, 1968), Field Figures (Royal Ballet, 1970), Sacre du printemps (Munich State Opera, 1974), The Tempest (Ballet Rambert, 1979), Alice (National Ballet of Canada, 1986), Orpheus (Australian Ballet, 1987), and Oracle (National Ballet of Canada, 1994). She also designed Michael Corder's Romeo and Juliet (1992) for the Norwegian National Ballet, London Contemporary Dance Theatre's The Phantasmagoria in 1987, and Ben Stevenson's Alice in Wonderland (1992) for Houston Ballet. An austere and stylish designer.

Subjects: Dance.

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