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Campbell Baird

Associate Arts Professor

B.F.A., North Carolina School of the Arts; M.F.A., New York University. Recent design credits include Mrs. WhitneyHalf 'N Half 'N HalfA PicassoThe Persian Quarter, Tranced and Fabuloso for Merrimack Repertory Theatre; Happy Birthday for TACT in NYC; Crazy For You and Always...Patsy Cline (with Sally Struthers and Carter Calvert) for Oqunquit Playhouse; I Do! I Do! for Peterborough Players; The Nutcracker, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Peter Pan for Nashville Ballet; The Producers, Crazy for YouJesus Christ SuperstarGypsy and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat for North Shore Music Theatre; The Music Man, The Sound of MusicForever Plaid, Kiss Me, KateFiddler on the RoofPump Boys and DinettesCarouselThe Mikado, A Chorus Line and Crazy For You for Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre; Somewhere for the Old Globe in San Diego; One Mo’ Time on Broadway and for Williamstown Theatre Festival; Into The Woods for Michael Montel; Victoria and West Side Story for Los Ninos Cantores, Bogota, Colombia; world premiere of Sonya, starring Julie Harris; scenery and costumes for The Nutcracker, Fort Worth Dallas Ballet and the North Carolina School of the Arts; scenery for West Side Story, Paris, France; scenery and costumes for world premieres of Peter Pan (new musical version) for Minneapolis Children’s Theatre Company and The Singing Child by Gian-Carlo Menotti at Spoleto USA Festival, Charleston, S.C.; numerous ballets for the Joffrey Ballet, including Edward Stierle’s Empyrean Dances and Charles Moulton’s Panoranogram; ballets for Ohio Ballet, Santa Barbara Ballet, American Repertory Ballet, Oregon Ballet Theatre, and Universal Ballet of Seoul, Korea; regional theatre productions for Huntington Theatre Company, Roundabout Theatre Company, North Carolina Shakespeare Festival, and INTAR.  He was principal assistant to Oliver Smith for eleven years on productions for American Ballet Theatre, Royal Ballet at Covent Garden, La Scala, San Francisco Ballet, and Joffrey Ballet. He has painted scenery for many productions at the Metropolitan Opera, including War and PeaceIl TrovatoreThe GamblerSamson et DalilaLa TraviataLe Nozze di FigaroCarmenLucia di Lammermoor, andTosca; and for the films Malcolm X and Three Sovereigns for Sarah (with Vanessa Redgrave). He is listed in the Bristol Who’s Who as well as with the 2012 Marquis Who’s Who in America.

Courses

Stagecraft (Scene Painting), Connections, Costume Exploration, Transitioning into the Profession, Year III Production

Education

B.F.A., North Carolina School of the Arts
M.F.A., New York University