Simon works internationally as a lighting designer for theatre, dance, and opera. He has designed work for most of Scotland’s leading theatre companies.
Recent highlights include the world premiere of Disney’s Bedknobs and Broomsticks (UK & Ireland), Islander (New York / London / Edinburgh), Vanishing Point’s Metamorphosis (Scotland / Italy), Vox Motus’s Flight (worldwide) and Robert Lepage’s production of The Magic Flute (Quebec City).
Other recent work in Scotland includes; A Mountain for Elodie (Aria Entertainment), Group Portrait in a Summer Landscape (Pitlochry/Lyceum), Sunk (Lyra Edinburgh), Prism (Catherine Wheels Company), Love the Sinner (Vanishing Point), Castle Lennox (Royal Lyceum), A Mother’s Song (Macrobert Arts Centre/KT Producing), A Love Beyond (Traverse Theatre / Tron Theatre), Peter Pan (Pitlochry), Undertow Overflow (Scottish Tour), Don Quixote (Dundee Rep / Perth Theatre), Muster Station Leith (Grid Iron / Edinburgh International Festival), the Runrig musical The Stamping Ground (Raw Material / Eden Court), I Am Tiger (Perth Theatre), The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar (HM Productions), The Children (Dundee Rep), An Unexpected Hiccup (Lung Ha) and Christmas Tales (Royal Lyceum).
Simon has won the Critics Award For Theatre in Scotland for Best Design three times - for Flight in 2018, Black Beauty in 2017 and Bondagers in 2015. Over the years, his lighting has created a Guinness World Record, brought 30,000 people to a windswept Highland Forest and caused reports of an alien invasion.