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Nathan W. Bailey

Nathan W. Bailey is a Los Angeles-based assistant art director for film, television, and commercials. Nathan was accepted into the Art Directors Guild as an assistant art director through a portfolio review in July 2015. Nathan’s projects include art directing the music video for Beyoncé’s Hold Up and Denial, as well as assistant art directing the sixth season of American Horror Story and a pilot for CBS rebooting the 1970’s show S.W.A.T., among others. 

Name: Nathan W. Bailey

Discipline: Stage Design and Production

Class Year: 2003

Current Gig: Assistant Art Director on HBO’s Westworld

Best Lesson Learned at BSA: To have confidence in myself as an artist and designer.

Most Awkward BSA Moment: Thinking I was a good dancer at prom.

Funniest BSA Memory: Performing in The Tech Nutcracker, a short video of the tech students’ own hilariously uncoordinated rendition of The Nutcracker. 

Proudest Moment: Seeing my first fully designed and built set come to life for our senior play, Eugène Ionesco’s The Bald Soprano.

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