New Zealand
Mark Baldwin was born in Fiji and raised and educated in New Zealand where he pursued a degree in Fine Art at the University of Auckland. He danced with Royal New Zealand Ballet before joining Ballet Rambert in 1983. He left ten years later to become resident choreographer at Sadler’s Wells, where he established the Mark Baldwin Dance Company (1993 – 2001). His status as a leading choreographer was affirmed with the creation of over 40 works for his own as well as for other major dance companies including: The Royal Ballet, Royal New Zealand Ballet, Berlin State Opera House, Phoenix Dance Theatre, Scottish Ballet, London City Ballet and Rambert.

In December 2002, Mark returned to Rambert as Artistic Director. His vision since then has been to encourage collaborations with other art forms. Critically praised for reinvigorating the Company and its repertoire, Mark has commissioned new works by numerous British and international choreographers.

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