Throughout his life, Nicholas Georgiadis received many honours and awards for his painting and theatre design work that show that he had reached excellence in his field. He was recognised both in the United Kingdom and in Greece with the highest accolades and his work was discussed as works of art and masterpieces that had stood the test of time. He was also passionate about teaching the younger generation of theatre designers, ensuring that they had both guidance and support in pursuing similar careers to his own. He was always generous with his vast knowledge in the arts and he inspired many people who went on to follow successful careers of their own.


List of nicholas georgiadis’ most significant awards and achievements:


  • 1958 – became external lecturer at the slade and ran the theatre department jointly with peter snow


  • 1966 – Bafta award nomination for ballet costumes in the romeo and juliet film


  • 1971 – co-founds the society of british theatre designers


  • 1982 – receives the evening standard award for his designs in the macmillan ballet ‘orpheus’ and noureev’s ballet ‘the tempest’


  • 1984 – awarded a cbe from the queen of england


  • 1988 – awarded the karolos koun prize in greece


  • 1996 – receives the order of the phoenix from the greek government


  • 1997 – voted an academician in the greek academy of arts and sciences 


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