Simon Greiff
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THEATRE DIRECTOR

Simon is currently the Associate Director on the Take That / Tim Firth musical THE BAND (UK/Ireland Tour and West End), and is directing MADE IN DAGENHAM (Bird College).

 

Simon trained as an actor at THE CENTRAL SCHOOL OF SPEECH AND DRAMA, and for over twelve years worked in award winning Theatre, BAFTA winning television and film, and created leading roles in the West End and across the UK. He also has experience in producing, casting, has worked as a dramaturg, and as an acting coach.
 
Credits as Director: PICTURE PERFECT (St James Studio, premiere) which he also conceived, PAYBACK (Riverside Studios, premiere), STAND TALL A ROCK MUSICAL (45th Street Theatre New York and Landor Theatre London, premiere), A SONG CYCLE FOR SOHO (Soho Theatre, premiere) which he also co-created, THE PORK CRUNCH (Pleasance Theatre, premiere), the Off-Broadway musical STRIKING 12 (Waterloo East Theatre, European premiere), RUMPY PUMPY! (Theatre Royal Windsor, premiere) and GIRL IN A CRISIS (Crazy Coqs at Zedel, premiere).

 

Showcase/Readings include: WILDWOOD (Ambassador Theatre Group), Stiles & Drewe’s ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN! which he also conceived, VAN WINKLE and BEFORE AFTER (all St James Theatre), SOUL MATES (Stratford East as part of BEAM 2018), THE CHIEF (Finborough Theatre). Simon was an associate member of Mercury Musical Developments, having directed their star-studded 20TH ANNIVERSARY GALA (Novello Theatre) and directed/produced THE S&S AWARD GALA 2014 and 2015 (St James Theatre).

 

Drama school credits as Director: MY FAIR LADY (Mountview), THE TWELVE CHAIRS (Royal Central School of Speech & Drama), SISTER ACT (Bird College), ANIMUS (Trinity Laban), MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG (London College Of Music), ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN (Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama), JUST THE TICKET (MTA), GODSPELL (Trinity Laban), A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC (London College Of Music), VEOLIA SONGS (Royal Central School of Speech & Drama), INTO THE WOODS (Trinity Laban), BAD GIRLS (MTA), SPRING AWAKENING (MasterAct) and A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING (Arts Educational).

 

Simon also leads masterclasses and workshops at Royal Central School, Royal Welsh College, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Arts Ed London, Associated Studios, Southampton University, Irish College of Musical Theatre and Guildford School of Acting.


Credits as Associate Director: THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (UK/European 2016 Tour) and THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW ‘LIVE’ (Playhouse Theatre London) starring the shows creator Richard O’Brien, which was also screened live in Picturehouse cinemas across Europe. Credits as Resident Director: WE WILL ROCK YOU (UK/Ireland Tour 2009), the 40th anniversary production of THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (UK/Ireland Tour 2013), MONTY PYTHON’S SPAMALOT (UK/Ireland Tour) and FUNNY GIRL (UK/Ireland Tour) starring Sheridan Smith.

 

For more information please follow on Twitter @SimG_Director

PRODUCER

Simon has his own company, SimG Productions, the UK’s foremost champion of new theatre writing, presenting West End concerts, Cabarets, plays and industry wokshops, and he also runs the leading independent label SimG Records who have released 34 albums including West End solo artists, concept recordings and original cast recordings.

For more information please visit: www.SimGProductions.com or follow on Twitter @SimGProductions

For Theatre Directing enquiries, please email:
Directing@SimonGreiff.com

 
     
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