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Mark Baldwin

Biography: Dancer with Ballet Rambert (later Rambert Dance Company) 1979-1980, 1983-1992; Artistic Director of Rambert Dance Company (later Rambert) 2002-2018.
 
Born in Fiji and educated in New Zealand, Mark Baldwin graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Auckland where his enduring interest in choreography began. He helped found Limbs Dance Company, later dancing with the New Zealand Ballet, EMMA Dance Company, and Australian Dance Theatre. Upon leaving Rambert as a dancer in 1992, Baldwin established the Mark Baldwin Dance Company, which he ran for almost 10 years.
 
Baldwin returned to Rambert as Artistic Director in December 2002. As a choreograher, he created 12 works for Rambert as well as works for other companies, including the Royal Ballet, Scottish Ballet, Cisne Negro (Brazil), Royal New Zealand Ballet, Berlin State Opera House and Teatro dell' Opera di Roma. Baldwin was instrumental in the capital campaign to build Rambert's purpose-built headquarters on London's South Bank (opened in 2013), as well as establishing the post of Music Fellow at Rambert as a result of his interest in choreographic development and its relationship to music.
 
Baldwin's oral history interview for the Rambert Archive is available at http://www.rambert.org.uk/explore/rambert-archive/rambert-voices 
Archive catalogue: DS/UK/17

Works

Banter Banter
Mark Baldwin, 1994
The Comedy of Change
Mark Baldwin, 2009
Constant Speed
Mark Baldwin, 2005
The Creation
Mark Baldwin, 2016
Dark Arteries
Mark Baldwin, 2015
Eternal Light
Mark Baldwin, 2008
Gone
Mark Baldwin, 1992
Island to Island
Mark Baldwin, 1991
Lady into Fox
Andrée Howard, Mark Baldwin, 2006
Spirit
Mark Baldwin, 1993
What Wild Ecstasy
Mark Baldwin, 2012

Performances

Date ↿⇂ Dance Work ↿⇂ Role ↿⇂ Venue ↿⇂
24 Jan 1980
Evening
Bell High* Dancer Opera Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
9 Feb 1984
Evening
Entre Dos Aguas* Dancer Opera Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
27 Mar 1984
Evening
Voices and Light Footsteps* Dancer Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
27 Mar 1984
Evening
Voices and Light Footsteps* Dancer Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
17 May 1984
Evening
Entre Dos Aguas Dancer Theatre Royal, Brighton
17 May 1984
Evening
Wildlife* Dancer Theatre Royal, Brighton
5 Oct 1984
Evening
Sergeant Early's Dream* Dancer Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
16 Nov 1984
Evening
Sergeant Early's Dream Dancer Theatre Royal, Bath
16 Nov 1984
Evening
Voices and Light Footsteps Dancer Theatre Royal, Bath
16 Nov 1984
Evening
Death and the Maiden* Dancer Theatre Royal, Bath
8 Feb 1985
Evening
Entre Dos Aguas Dancer Palace Theatre, Manchester
8 Feb 1985
Evening
An Occasion for Some Revolutionary Gestures* Dancer Palace Theatre, Manchester
13 Mar 1985
Evening
Mythologies* Asdiwal Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
13 Mar 1985
Evening
Death and the Maiden Dancer Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
13 Mar 1985
Evening
Sergeant Early's Dream* Dancer Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
26 Nov 1985
Evening
Dipping Wings (Continual Departing)* Dancer Theatre Royal, Glasgow
4 Feb 1986
Evening
Soda Lake* Dancer Opera Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
4 Feb 1986
Evening
Death and the Maiden Dancer Opera Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
5 Feb 1986
Evening
Death and the Maiden Dancer Opera Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
5 Feb 1986
Evening
Soda Lake Dancer Opera Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
6 Feb 1986
Evening
Death and the Maiden Dancer Opera Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
6 Feb 1986
Evening
Soda Lake Dancer Opera Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
7 Feb 1986
Evening
Pierrot Lunaire Pierrot Opera Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
7 Feb 1986
Evening
It's A Raggy Waltz* Dancer Opera Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
8 Feb 1986
Evening
Pierrot Lunaire Pierrot Opera Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
8 Feb 1986
Evening
It's A Raggy Waltz Dancer Opera Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
13 Feb 1986
Evening
Pierrot Lunaire Pierrot Birmingham Repertory Theatre
13 Feb 1986
Evening
It's A Raggy Waltz Dancer Birmingham Repertory Theatre
14 Feb 1986
Evening
Pierrot Lunaire Pierrot Birmingham Repertory Theatre
14 Feb 1986
Evening
It's A Raggy Waltz Dancer Birmingham Repertory Theatre
15 Feb 1986
Evening
It's A Raggy Waltz Dancer Birmingham Repertory Theatre
15 Feb 1986
Evening
Pierrot Lunaire Pierrot Birmingham Repertory Theatre
30 May 1986
Evening
Soda Lake Dancer Alhambra Theatre, Bradford
30 May 1986
Evening
Zansa* Zansa Alhambra Theatre, Bradford
31 May 1986
Evening
Soda Lake Dancer Alhambra Theatre, Bradford
31 May 1986
Evening
Zansa Zansa Alhambra Theatre, Bradford
11 Jun 1986
Evening
Mercure* La Nuit Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
11 Jun 1986
Evening
'Unsquare Dance' from 'It's a Raggy Waltz' Dancer Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
11 Jun 1986
Evening
Mercure* Danse des Grâces Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
11 Jun 1986
Evening
'Duet' from 'Concertino' Dancer Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
17 Jun 1986
Evening
Swamp* Dancer Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
17 Jun 1986
Evening
Soda Lake Dancer Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
18 Jun 1986
Evening
Soda Lake Dancer Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
18 Jun 1986
Evening
Swamp Dancer Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
19 Jun 1986
Evening
Swamp Dancer Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
20 Jun 1986
Evening
Soda Lake Dancer Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
25 Jun 1986
Evening
Carmen Arcadiae Mechanicae Perpetuum* Dancer Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
25 Jun 1986
Evening
Swamp Dancer Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
10 Oct 1986
Evening
Zansa Zansa Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
10 Oct 1986
Evening
Mercure Bath of the Graces: The Comte de Beaumont Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
10 Oct 1986
Evening
Mercure Night: The Comte de Beaumont Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
13 Jan 1987
Evening
Pulcinella* Caviello Grand Theatre Leeds
8 May 1987
Evening
Rushes* Dancer Opera Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
8 May 1987
Evening
Carmen Arcadiae Dancer Opera Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
8 May 1987
Evening
Night with Waning Moon The Captain Opera Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
6 Aug 1987
Evening
Strong Language* Dancer Big Top, Battersea Park, London
6 Aug 1987
Evening
Dipping Wings (Continual Departing) Dancer Big Top, Battersea Park, London
11 Aug 1987
Evening
Strong Language* Dancer Big Top, Battersea Park, London
11 Aug 1987
Evening
Wolfi (An Allegory)* Leopold, Mozart's father Big Top, Battersea Park, London
11 Aug 1987
Evening
Rushes Dancer Big Top, Battersea Park, London
20 Nov 1987
Evening
Strong Language Dancer Theatre Royal, Glasgow
3 Mar 1988
Evening
Rhapsody in Blue* Dancer Birmingham Repertory Theatre
3 Mar 1988
Evening
Rushes Dancer Birmingham Repertory Theatre
28 Apr 1988
Evening
Swamp Dancer Opera Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
28 Apr 1988
Evening
Rhapsody in Blue Dancer Opera Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
8 Jun 1988
Evening
Dark Elegies 2nd Song Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
21 Oct 1988
Evening
Hymnos* Dancer Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
21 Oct 1988
Evening
Strong Language Dancer Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
21 Oct 1988
Evening
Soldat* Tango Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
22 Oct 1988
Evening
Soldat Tango Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
22 Oct 1988
Evening
Strong Language Dancer Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
22 Oct 1988
Evening
Hymnos Dancer Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
27 Oct 1988
Evening
Dark Elegies 2nd Song Opera Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
27 Oct 1988
Evening
Embarque* Dancer Opera Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
28 Oct 1988
Evening
Embarque Dancer Opera Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
28 Oct 1988
Evening
Dark Elegies 2nd Song Opera Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
29 Oct 1988
Evening
Embarque Dancer Opera Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
29 Oct 1988
Evening
Dark Elegies 2nd Song Opera Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
2 Mar 1989
Evening
Cinema* Dancer Birmingham Repertory Theatre
2 Mar 1989
Evening
Dark Elegies 2nd Song Birmingham Repertory Theatre
3 Mar 1989
Evening
Cinema Dancer Birmingham Repertory Theatre
3 Mar 1989
Evening
Dark Elegies 2nd Song Birmingham Repertory Theatre
4 Mar 1989
Evening
Cinema Dancer Birmingham Repertory Theatre
4 Mar 1989
Evening
Dark Elegies 2nd Song Birmingham Repertory Theatre
8 Mar 1989
Evening
Hymnos Dancer Haymarket Theatre, Leicester
8 Mar 1989
Evening
Embarque Dancer Haymarket Theatre, Leicester
9 Mar 1989
Evening
Hymnos Dancer Haymarket Theatre, Leicester
9 Mar 1989
Evening
Embarque Dancer Haymarket Theatre, Leicester
10 Mar 1989
Evening
Hymnos Dancer Haymarket Theatre, Leicester
10 Mar 1989
Evening
Embarque Dancer Haymarket Theatre, Leicester
11 Mar 1989
Evening
Embarque Dancer Haymarket Theatre, Leicester
11 Mar 1989
Evening
Hymnos Dancer Haymarket Theatre, Leicester
12 May 1989
Evening
Cinema Red and Blue Nottingham Playhouse
12 May 1989
Evening
Cinema Black and Yellow Nottingham Playhouse
12 May 1989
Evening
Septet Dancer Nottingham Playhouse
13 May 1989
Evening
Cinema Red and Blue Nottingham Playhouse
13 May 1989
Evening
Cinema Black and Yellow Nottingham Playhouse
13 May 1989
Evening
Septet Dancer Nottingham Playhouse
21 Jun 1989
Evening
Mythologies Dancer Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
21 Jun 1989
Evening
Carmen Arcadiae Dancer Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
22 Jun 1989
Evening
Carmen Arcadiae Dancer Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
22 Jun 1989
Evening
Mythologies Dancer Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
23 Jun 1989
Evening
Carmen Arcadiae Dancer Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
23 Jun 1989
Evening
Mythologies Dancer Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
24 Jun 1989
Evening
Carmen Arcadiae Dancer Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
24 Jun 1989
Evening
Mythologies Dancer Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
30 Jan 1990
Evening
Soldat Tango Birmingham Repertory Theatre
9 Feb 1990
Evening
Septet Dancer Anthony Hopkins Theatre, Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold
9 Feb 1990
Evening
Embrace Tiger and Return to Mountain Dancer Anthony Hopkins Theatre, Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold
9 Feb 1990
Evening
Currulao* Dancer Anthony Hopkins Theatre, Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold
14 Mar 1990
Evening
Hymnos Dancer Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
14 Mar 1990
Evening
Currulao Dancer Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
21 Mar 1990
Evening
Embarque Dancer Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
21 Mar 1990
Evening
Embrace Tiger and Return to Mountain Dancer Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
24 May 1990
Evening
Embrace Tiger and Return to Mountain Dancer Theatre Royal, Brighton
16 Nov 1990
Evening
Currulao Dancer Apollo Theatre, Oxford
16 Nov 1990
Evening
Four Elements* Water Apollo Theatre, Oxford
16 Nov 1990
Evening
Four Elements* Air Apollo Theatre, Oxford
7 Dec 1990
Evening
Roughcut* Dancer Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne
7 Dec 1990
Evening
Embrace Tiger and Return to Mountain Dancer Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne
12 Apr 1991
Evening
Embarque Dancer Mayflower Theatre, Southampton
23 Apr 1991
Evening
Embarque Dancer Riverside Studios, London
24 Apr 1991
Evening
Embarque Dancer Riverside Studios, London
26 Apr 1991
Evening
Soda Lake Dancer Riverside Studios, London
27 Apr 1991
Matinee
Soda Lake Dancer Riverside Studios, London
27 Apr 1991
Evening
Embarque Dancer Riverside Studios, London
27 Apr 1991
Evening
Dealing with Shadows Dancer Riverside Studios, London
27 Apr 1991
Matinee
Dealing with Shadows Dancer Riverside Studios, London
27 Apr 1991
Matinee
Embarque Dancer Riverside Studios, London
19 Jul 1991
Evening
Roughcut Dancer Complexe sportif Val de l'Arc , Aix-en-Provence, France
20 Jul 1991
Evening
Roughcut Dancer Complexe sportif Val de l'Arc , Aix-en-Provence, France
11 Oct 1991
Evening
Four Elements Dancer Haymarket Theatre, Leicester
12 Oct 1991
Evening
Four Elements Dancer Haymarket Theatre, Leicester
22 Oct 1991
Evening
Four Elements Dancer Royalty Theatre, London
22 Oct 1991
Evening
Roughcut Dancer Royalty Theatre, London
23 Oct 1991
Evening
Roughcut Dancer Royalty Theatre, London
23 Oct 1991
Evening
Four Elements Dancer Royalty Theatre, London
24 Oct 1991
Evening
Four Elements Dancer Royalty Theatre, London
24 Oct 1991
Evening
Roughcut Dancer Royalty Theatre, London
20 Nov 1991
Evening
Four Elements Dancer Apollo Theatre, Oxford
20 Nov 1991
Evening
Roughcut Dancer Apollo Theatre, Oxford
21 Nov 1991
Evening
Four Elements Dancer Apollo Theatre, Oxford
21 Nov 1991
Evening
Roughcut Dancer Apollo Theatre, Oxford
22 Nov 1991
Evening
Wildlife Dancer Apollo Theatre, Oxford
23 Nov 1991
Evening
Wildlife Dancer Apollo Theatre, Oxford
13 Apr 1992
Evening
Roughcut Dancer Northcott Theatre, Exeter
14 Apr 1992
Evening
Roughcut Dancer Northcott Theatre, Exeter
15 Apr 1992
Evening
Roughcut Dancer Northcott Theatre, Exeter
12 Jun 1992
Evening
Cat's Eye* Dancer Bristol Old Vic
12 Jun 1992
Evening
Roughcut Dancer Bristol Old Vic
13 Jun 1992
Evening
Cat's Eye Dancer Bristol Old Vic
13 Jun 1992
Evening
Roughcut Dancer Bristol Old Vic
20 Jun 1992
Evening
Roughcut Dancer Royalty Theatre, London
23 Jun 1992
Evening
Roughcut Dancer Royalty Theatre, London
24 Jun 1992
Evening
Roughcut Dancer Royalty Theatre, London
25 Jun 1992
Evening
Roughcut Dancer Royalty Theatre, London
26 Jun 1992
Evening
Cat's Eye* Dancer Royalty Theatre, London
27 Jun 1992
Evening
Cat's Eye Dancer Royalty Theatre, London
27 Jun 1992
Matinee
Cat's Eye Dancer Royalty Theatre, London
12 Feb 2003
Evening
The Parades Gone By Dracula Hall for Cornwall, Truro
13 Feb 2003
Matinee
The Parades Gone By Dracula Hall for Cornwall, Truro
13 Feb 2003
Evening
The Parades Gone By Dracula Hall for Cornwall, Truro
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