Resume

Simon Harding
Set and Video Design

Member of United Scenic Artists 829

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Selected Theater Design Credits
Arktype/Various (Touring)
Triptych
  • dir. Kaneza Schaal
  • Video Design
Queens College
Middletown
  • dir. Susan Einhorn
  • Set/Video Design
Prototype Festival
Echo Drift
  • dir. Mallory Catlett
  • Video Design
Opera Omaha
Stranger in Paradise
  • dir. Kevin Lawler
  • Scenic Design, Video Design
Nene Humphrey/3LD
Circling the Center
  • dir. Mallory Catlett
  • Video Design
Professional Performing Arts School
Seussical
  • dir. Kyle Pleasant
  • Scenic Design
Trusty Sidekick/ Lincoln Center Education
Up and Away
  • dir. Jonathan Schmidt Chapman
  • Lighting and Video Design
BAM Poetry/BAM Fisher
BAM Poetry 2015
  • dir. Baba Israel
  • Scenic and Video Design
terraNOVA Collective/Bushwick Starr
Social Security
  • dir. Paul Lazar
  • Lighting Design
Professional Performing Arts School
FAME!
  • dir. Kyle Pleasant
  • Scenic Design
2-Headed Calf/Mt Tremper Arts
Jack Spicer’s Billy the Kid
  • dir. Brooke O’Harra
  • Scenic and Lighting Design
T. Ryder Smith/Touring
Measure Back
  • dir. Christopher McElroen
  • Video Design
Reid Farrington/3LD
Tyson vs Ali
  • dir. Reid Farrington
  • Scenic Design, Video Design
The Living Theater
Here We Are
  • dir. Judith Malina
  • Lighting Design
Gas & Electric Arts
Behind the Eye
  • dir. Lisa Jo Epstein
  • Scenic Design
Selected Dance Design Credits
Palissimo
Custodians of Beauty
  • chor. Pavel Zustiak
  • Scenic Design, Video Design
Satellite Collective
Rituals
  • chor. Manuel Vignoulle
  • Video Design
CalArts Dance
Set/Reset/Reset
  • chor. Kathleen Fisher
  • Scenic Design, Video Design
Awards and Grants
Talkin’ Broadway S.T.F. Citations (Fathom)
Overall Production & Technical Achievement
Philadelphia Weekly (designer, Hamlet/ In Sites)
Best Lighting Design Award
ESB Dublin Fringe Festival (co-creator, SaBooge Theatre’s Fathom)
Best Production of Festival
Education
M.F.A. in Scene Design, Video Design & Integrated Media
California Institute of the Arts2012
B.A. with Honors - Major in Theatre Studies, Minor in Computer Science
Swarthmore College1999
Certificate of Excellence
Kiklos Scuola Internazionale di Creazione Teatrale2001
Certificat de Completion
Ecole Internationale de Theatre Jacques Lecoq2000
Related Experience
Associate Video Design
Jeff Sugg
  • Tina! The Tina Turner Musical (Broadway Run)
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Broadway Run)
  • Associate for various regional productions
Co-Creator, Production Designer
Sabooge Theater Co.
  • Founder and Resident Set/Lighting Designer for 7 original productions in multiple venues
  • Taught Lecoq acting  technique classes in several international venues
Motion Graphics Artist
Switzer & Knight
  • Assisted with shooting original green screen footage of performers
  • Created motion graphics backgrounds and animations for an act on America’s Got Talent, using After Effects and Photoshop
Teaching Adjunct
New York School of Interior Design
  • Taught an elective in Scenic Design for interior design students, introducing them to the particular challenges and joys of designing for performance
Teaching Adjunct
Stonybrook University
  • Taught the Stagecraft and Theater and Technology classes