Simon Usher is a talented Artistic Director and acting tutor who has trained at RADA, the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, and East 15. He has worked across the UK as an Artistic Director, at the Belgrade Theatre and for Presence Theatre Company, as well as Associate Director of the Leicester Haymarket Theatre.
Amongst his impressive director credits are The Tempest (The Print Room), The Complaint (Hampstead Theatre) and Making the Sound of Loneliness (Actors Touring Company at Latitude Festival). Simon has also staged a number of major productions for the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Royal Court Theatre, and the National Theatre.
On top of his classes being fun and inclusive, Simon works to make sure that every student gets the most out of their time in class and that it is relevant to each individual.
“I enjoy working with students to create real pathways for improvement, developing the acting craft, and witnessing students unlock the language of Shakespeare in fresh and understandable ways.“