Jon Bausor studied at Oxford University before training on the Motley theatre design course. He designed the opening ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London.
As an associate artist of the Royal Shakespeare Company he has designed numerous productions including Hamlet, King Lear, The Winter’s Tale and the entire 2012 season.
Recent Theatre includes: Bat Out of Hell (London/ Germany/ New York); True
West (Vaudeville); Knight’s Tale (Tokyo); Fatherland (with Underworld/ Manchester International Festival); The Band- the Take That musical (UK Tour); The Grinning Man (Bristol Old Vic/Trafalgar Studios- Best Design UK Theatre awards ); the James Plays (NT/ NTS/ World tour); KURSK (Sound and Fury/Young Vic/ Sydney); Ghost Stories (West End/ Toronto/ Moscow); Peter Pan, Lord of the Flies Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre); MAMETZ (National Theatre of Wales- winner best design UK Theatre awards and Wales Theatre awards); You for me for you (Royal Court); I am Yusuf (Shebbahurr, Palestine/ Young Vic, London), Water (Filter/ Lyric/ BAM); Lionboy (Complicité), and Plough and the Stars (Abbey Theatre, Dublin/ Melbourne/ New York/ Boston).
Dance includes: The Nutcracker, Firebird (Norwegian National Ballet); Hansel and Gretel, Ghosts, Pleasure’s Progress (Royal Opera House); Scribbling (Rambert); Blood Wedding (Finnish National Ballet), HOWL (Bern Ballet), Snow White in Black (Phoenix Dance Theatre); In Media Res (Nederlands Dans Theater); Lest We Forget (English National Ballet).
Opera includes: Walküre (Bordeaux National Opera); Cendrillon (Glyndebourne); The Knot Garden (Theatre an der Wien); Agrippina (Grange Park); Queen of Spades (Festival Theatre, Edinburgh); The Lighthouse (Teatro Poliziano, Montepulciano) and The Soldier’s Tale (Old Vic, London/ Iraq).