Nicholas Georgiadis

Nicholas Georgiadis was born in  Greece and in 1953 went to  England.  He studied architecture in  Athens, New  York and the Slade School of  Fine Art in  London, where he now lectures on  stage  design.
  His designs for the ballet  include  MacMillan's Danses  Concertantes,  House of Birds, Noctambules,  Agon,  The Burrow, The Invitation, Las  Hermanas, Song of the Earth,  Manon,  Mayerling, Orpheus (for The  Royal Ballet), Benjamin  Britten's  Prince of the Pagodas  (for the  Royal Opera House), Swan  Lake (for the Berlin Opera  House); Nureyev's production of  The Nutcracker, The  Tempest and MacMillan's  production of Manon (for  The  Royal Ballet and the Paris Opera  Ballet), Swan Lake  (Vienna  State Opera House), The  Sleeping  Beauty (La Scala, Milan,  National  Ballet of Canada, Vienna State Opera  and London Festival Ballet),  Raymonda (American Ballet  Theatre, Zurich Opera House and Paris  Opera Ballet), Manfred (Zurich  Opera House), Don Quixote  (Zurich, Berlin and Paris Opera  Houses, and International Ballet  Festival, Boston); and Lynn Seymour's  Intimate Letters  (Sadler's Wells  Royal  Ballet).
Mr. Georgiadis' designs for  Orpheus and The  Tempest won him the London  Evening Standard Ballet Award  for the  most outstanding achievement in  1982.

Mr. Georgiadis' designs for opera  include Aida and The  Trojans (The Royal Opera);  Medea (Frankfurt Opera  House); Anna Bolena (Athens  Opera House); and Don  Giovanni (Athens Festival). He  also designed for  Aix-en-Provence  Festival Mozart's La Clemence de  Tito, and last year Chillea's  Adriana Lecouvreur for the  Athens Opera. His designs for plays  include Lysistrata (Royal  Court), Montherlant's La Reine  Morte (Oxford Playhouse),  Julius Caesar (Old Vic),  Antony and Cleopatra  (Prospect Theatre Company), All  for Love (Prospect),  Captain  Brassbound's Conversion  (Haymarket), more recently  Pirandello's As You Desire Me,  (for which he received the  Carlos Koun  Prize) and Schintzler's  Anatol.  His costume designs for films include  Euripides' The Trojan Woman,  and the reconstruction of the Ballets  Russes designs for  Nijinksy. Mr. Georgiadis received the  C.B.E. at  the 1984 Birthday  Honours.