Simon Harris

Acting Tutor

Simon is an award-winning theatre maker and currently Director of Lucid. After training as at RADA, Simon worked as an actor for twelve years with many of the UK’s leading directors and companies. Until 2007, he was Artistic Director of the national company for new writing in Wales – the multi-award-winning Sgript Cymru, where he was responsible for a rolling programme of new work including over twenty productions. In 2009, Simon won a highly-prized Creative Wales Award from the Arts Council of Wales. In 2010, he was made Associate Director at the Torch Theatre in Milford Haven. Recently, among other work, Simon has devised and directed Pea! with emerging theatre company Likely Story, created The Elsinore Project for Volcano Theatre, directed Flowers From Tunisia for the Torch Theatre and worked with playwrights on Sherman Cymru’s Spread the Word programme. He is currently developing a version of Chekhov’s early play Platonov for Lucid and a project for National Theatre Wales for 2013.