Simon Greiff
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Simon trained as an Actor at the Central School of Speech and Drama graduating in 1997 with a Special Commendation, and, for over twelve years, worked in award winning Theatre, BAFTA winning Television & Film and created leading roles in the West End and across the UK. He also has ten years experience in Casting (assisting and associating for Pippa Ailion), has worked as a Dramaturg, Acting Coach, and has experience Producing.

Since focussing on his career as a Director, predominantly developing new work over the past nine years, his credits include Premieres of Picture Perfect (St James Studio) which he also conceived; Payback (Riverside Studios), Stand Tall A Rock Musical (45th Street Theatre New York & Landor Theatre London); A Song Cycle For Soho (Soho Theatre) which he also co-created; The Pork Crunch (Pleasance Theatre); the Off-Broadway musical Striking 12 (Waterloo East Theatre); Rumpy Pumpy! (Theatre Royal Windsor); the showcases of Stiles & Drewe’s Anything Can Happen! which he also conceived; Van Winkle and Before After (all at St James Theatre); plus Dancing Shadows and Beowulf In Soho for the From Page To Stage season (Landor Theatre), and Soul Mates for BEAM 2018 (Theatre Royal Stratford East). Recent drama school directing includes The Twelve Chairs, Veolia Songs (Royal Central School) Sister Act (Bird College), Stiles & Drewe’s Anything Can Happen! (Royal Welsh College), Merrily We Roll Along, A Little Night Music (both London College Of Music), Animus, Into The Woods, Godspell (all Trinity Laban), Just The Ticket, Bad Girls (both MTA), Spring Awakening (MasterAct), plus numerous masterclasses & workshops including Royal Central School of Speech & Drama, Royal Conservatiore of Scotland, Arts Educational London, AMTA, Associated Studios, Guildford School of Acting, and Beijing University. Development Director on Wildwood (for ATG), The Devil's Disciple, The Five Labours Of Harvey Fish, Stand Tall, Payback, plus Sex And The Village and Barry The Penguin (for Perfect Pitch Musicals). Simon was an Associate member of Mercury Musical Developments, having directed their star studded 20th Anniversary Gala (Novello Theatre) and produced and directed The S&S Award Gala 2014 and 2015 (St James Theatre).

Simon was the Associate Director of The Rocky Horror Show UK Tour 2016, and had the honour of directing The Rocky Horror Show ‘Live’ (Playhouse Theatre) starring the shows creator Richard O’Brien, which was also screened live in Picturehouse cinemas across Europe and broadcast on Sky Arts. Resident Directing work on Tour includes the award-winning number-one tour of We Will Rock You, the 40th anniversary production of The Rocky Horror Show, Monty Python's Spamalot, and Funny Girl starring Sheridan Smith. He is currently the Associate Director of the Tim Firth/Take That musical The Band (UK/Ireland Tour and Theatre Royal Haymarket).

Simon can be found on Twitter @SimG_Director


Simon has his own company, SimG Productions, a champion of new theatre writing, presenting West End concerts, cabarets, plays and industry workshops, and he also runs the 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: or follow on Twitter @SimGProductions

For Theatre Directing enquiries, please email:


For Acting enquiries, please contact:
Mia Thomson at Mia Thomson Associates
3rd Floor, 207 Regent Street, London W1B 3HH
T: 020 7307 5939

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