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Sadeysa Greenaway Bailey demystifies the role and responsibilities of a set and costume designer, sharing her experiences and career journey so far.

Sadeysa Greenaway Bailey is a Performance Designer, Scenic Artist, Storyteller and Carnival Artist. She started working in the arts in the carnival arts and outdoor theatre sector, which took her across the UK and internationally.

She then trained at Rose Bruford College in scenic painting, set construction and prop making. After which she pursued a long-standing interest in design, believing having a better understanding of different disciplines would make for a better collaborative environment overall and as a practitioner.

She has since worked to build her career across both disciplines in new writing, devised, outdoor productions and working with young people, at venues including The Barbican, The Kiln and The National Theatre. She also has a keen interest in non – verbal storytelling and communication including dance, creating/developing new work and expanding her work across the UK and Internationally.

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