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JON BAUSOR: STAGE DESIGNER, CREATIVE DIRECTOR
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Jon is a multi-award winning international stage designer and creative director.
He designed the opening ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London and the kinetic sculpture to light the flame for the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games.
He completed a Music Degree at Oxford University before retraining on the Motley Theatre Design Course in 2000. Since then he has designed extensively in dance, opera and theatre for companies worldwide. He is an associate artist of the Royal Shakespeare Company (2012 – present day).
His work is known for its large-scale visual impact and transformational concepts with strong dramaturgical narratives. From kinetic post-apocalyptic sets for musicals such as Bat Out of Hell – (London/Germany/New York) to a circus themed box of tricks for The Grinning Man (Bristol Old Vic/Trafalgar Studios – Winner, Best Design at the UK Theatre awards), a crashed Boeing-737 for Lord of the Flies (Regents Park Open Air Theatre), to audience interactive design for Tree created by Idris Elba and Kwame Kwei-Armah (Manchester International Festival/Young Vic).
Jon serves on the committee for the Linbury Prize for Stage Design, is designer advocate on sustainability for SiPA and a founder member of the collective SceneChange.