Simon joined Frantic Assembly in 2008 as a practitioner after assisting Steven Hoggett on the movement direction for 365 with the National Theatre of Scotland, and is proud to have been part of the company ever since, sharing the Frantic Method through workshops and projects across the world. In January 2017 he became Associate Director (Learn & Train) where he has helped to develop the company’s Learn & Train programme, training new practitioners and artists, and leading on Frantic’s MA with Coventry University. In 2017 Simon directed a version of Frantic’s Othello for the National Youth Theatre, and co-directed Sometimes Thinking for the company in 2019.
Alongside his work with Frantic, Simon works as a freelance director and movement director for companies including the Royal Shakespeare Company, the National Theatre of Scotland, Soho Theatre, Unicorn Theatre, The Donmar Warehouse, West Yorkshire Playhouse, and in the West End. He trained as a director on the Birkbeck Theatre Directing MFA, the National Theatre Studio Course, and as resident director at The Library Theatre Manchester.