Simon Daw

Set & Costume Designer

Simon studied Fine Art at Winchester School of Art and Glasgow School of Art followed by a Postgrad at Motley Theatre Design Course, London.

Recent stage design credits include: World Factory (Metis Arts/Young Vic); Widower's Houses and The Widowing of Mrs Holroyd (Orange Tree Theatre); Sister Act (Kilworth House); Wonderful Tennessee (Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield); Pied Piper (The Yard Theatre); The Planet and Stuff (Polka Theatre/Tonic Theatre); The Secret Agent (Theatre O, Traverse Theatre/Young Vic and UK Tour); Eventual Progress (Ekaterinburg State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre); The Winters Tale and The Daughter-in-Law (Crucible Theatre, Sheffield); Two, Tanika's Journey and Tyrannosaurus Drip (Deafinitely Theatre), Life for Beginners (Theatre503); Democracy (Crucible Theatre, Sheffield & The Old Vic, London); The Metamorphosis (Linbury, Royal Opera House and The Joyce, New York); Dead Heavy Fantastic and Lost Monsters (Liverpool Everyman); As One (Royal Ballet); Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare’s Globe); Double Sentence (Soho Theatre); Dolls (National Theatre of Scotland); Fast Labour (Hampstead Theatre/West Yorkshire Playhouse); DNA, Baby Girl, The Miracle of Enchantment (National Theatre); Elling (Bush and Trafalgar Studios); French Without Tears (English Touring Theatre); Between Us and Not The Love I Cry For (Arcola Theatre); Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp based on Philip Pullman’s book at the Bristol Old Vic; Jackets (Young Vic/Theatre 503); Fragile Land (Hampstead Theatre); The Bodies by Peter Flannery (Live Theatre, Newcastle); Tall Phoenix by Chris O’Donnell (Belgrade Theatre, Coventry); Rutherford and Son, Rafts and Dreams and Across Oka (Royal Exchange, Manchester); Romeo and Juliet (RSC, Stratford/Albery); Adam and Eve (TPT, Tokyo); Relatively Speaking, The Witches, Everyman and Habeas Corpus (Northampton Theatres); Under the Curse and Tragedy: A Tragedy (Gate Theatre); Astronaut (Theatre O, Barbican Pit and UK Tour); Kebab (Royal Court Theatre Upstairs); Bloom (Rambert) and The Stepfather (Candoco).

Design for Opera includes: Owen Wingrave (Set Design) for Aldeburgh Music/Edinburgh International Festival.

Installation/performance commissions include: The Competition (Shoreditch Town Hall); 3rd Ring Out (UK tour); Wave Structures, Hopefully It Means Nothing, Sea House (Aldeburgh Festival) and New Town (site specific/Arches).