Simon is a freelance theatre multi-disciplinarian: director, writer of plays and musicals, producer, composer and songwriter, as well as being proficient in technical theatre management and design in sound, lighting and staging.
Some of his previous Directing and Producing credits include:
When The Lilac Blooms My Love, Leicester Square Theatre Main Stage (Director and Co-Producer); The Tempest, The Cock Tavern Theatre and The Brockley Jack Studio (Director); Studies For A Portrait, Oval House Theatre (Producer); My Fifteen Minutes, New Wimbledon Studio ATG (Producer); The Ides Of March, White Bear Theatre (Producer); La Ronde, Brockley Jack Studio (Director), and others.
Playwriting and musical book/songwriting credits include:
Fractures (stage play), My Fifteen Minutes (musical), Ghosts In The Attic (stage play), The Rhapsody and The Rhythm (musical), La Ronde (translation and adaptation), Windows (stage play), and other works. Some of his early works are held in The British Library’s archive of Modern Manuscripts and he has several published plays available through Amazon.
Companies and venues he has worked on theatre projects at or with, include: Donmar Warehouse, Leicester Square Theatre, Slackline Productions, Scene and Heard, Peckham Theatre, The Cockpit Theatre, Southwark Playhouse, The Ant Theatre Company, Drayton Arms Theatre, Theatro Technis, Oval House Theatre, Greenwich Playhouse, Theatre Lab Company, Brockley Jack Theatre, Sketty Productions, Good Night Out Presents, Acting Like Mad, Blue Elephant Theatre, Streatham Space Project…
He has worked with a range of well-known people from stage and screen such as: Golden Globe-winner Brian Cox, Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes, Judy Cornwell (Keeping Up Appearances), David Baddiel (comedian/writer), Karen Paullada (Stella), Sally Farmiloe-Neville (Howards Way) and many others.
He is currently General Manager at The Playground Theatre and was Executive Producer and Co-Founder of The Cock Tavern Theatre, Producer for Good Night Out Presents, Artistic Director of Words and Picture Productions, Co-Producer for Alex Von Saxe Productions, Artistic Director of The Ant Theatre Company, and Chair of The Board of Trustees for Stone Crabs Theatre Company.