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Colin Winslow is a stage designer with many years of professional experience. His work has been wide ranging, from Shakespeare in Flemish to Ibsen in the Prairies; from ballet in London UK to the Edinburgh Military Tattoo in Washington DC.

He has been Head of Design for several theatre companies, including The Royal Lyceum Theatre in Edinburgh, Scotland; the Redgrave Theatre in England; Theatr Clwyd in Wales; The Manitoba Theatre Centre in Winnipeg, Canada and 'Ensemble' in Amsterdam, Holland, and he has taught stage design in many schools and universities. He now teaches and designs at the University of Alberta in Canada.

He has written three books for The Crowood Press: THE HANDBOOK OF SET DESIGN, THE HANDBOOK OF MODEL-MAKING FOR SET DESIGNERS and THE HANDBOOK OF TECHNIQUES FOR THEATRE DESIGNERS. His GLOSSARY OF THEATRICAL TERMS was published by Oberon Books in 1991.

He is a Life Honorary Member of the SBTD.