John Baker

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John Baker (19*-) Lighting designer.





He made his name as a lighting engineer in Britain and was appointed as Chief Lighting Technician at the Nico Malan Theatre Centre in 1973.

Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

Shows include Mother Courage, A Collier's Friday Night, Love's the Best Doctor (1977), Fiddler on the Roof, Snoopy!!! (PACT, PACOFS, CAPAB, 1985), The Miracle Worker, Die Nag van Legio, Richard III, Arcadia, Death of a Salesman, Die Ryk Weduwee, Wuthering Heights, Kinkels innie Kabel, Mame, Broken Glass, London Assurance, First Monday in October, The Madness of George III.

Awards, etc

Nominated Vita Award The Madness of George III, 1995.


Proceedings of the Symposium held at the Nico Malan Theatre Centre, Cape Town, 5-7 August, 1974 / under the auspices of CAPAB Theatres ; [edited by Don Hay-Whitton].

Die Burger, 13 July 1995.

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