Simon Arrowsmith

Name

Simon Arrowsmith

Biography

I work as a composer, writer and sound designer. I also run a storytelling consultancy. Below is a recent programme blurb for my work history and some credits:

Simon graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University with a first-class BA Hons and later a Masters in Contemporary Arts. His focus was on live performance with sound as an integral ingredient. His work has been selected for festivals and showcases including Manchester’s Greenroom London’s ICA, and as part of the National Review of Live Art. Composition and sound design includes Checkpoint Chana (Finborough), The View from Nowhere (Park Theatre), Something Something Lazarus (King’s Head Theatre) April in Paris (English Theatre of Hamburg) and Two Gentlemen of Verona, Jekyll & Hyde (White Horse Theatre, Touring Germany). He also produces music and sound for film and games. His most recent digital project is The Monarch Papers an interactive year-long story from New York publisher Ackerly Green. He was nominated for an Off West Award (Offie) in 2018 for his work on The Lesson (Hope Theatre)

Credits include:

Thrill Me – The Hope Theatre, London (sound designer)

The Lesson – The Hope Theatre, London (sound designer and composer) 2018 OFFIE NOMINATION

Jekyll & Hyde – touring, Germany (sound designer and composer)

Something, Something Lazarus – Kings Head Theatre, London (composer)

The View from Nowhere – Park Theatre, London (composer and sound designer)

Checkpoint Chana – Finborough Theatre, London (sound designer)

April in Paris – English Theatre, Hamburg (composer)

Questions of Terrorism and Repression – Lion and Unicorn Theatre, London (sound designer)

Two Gentlemen of Verona – touring, Germany (composer)

Julie Andrews Ate My Calvins – ICA, London / Green Room, Manchester (composer, sound designer)

Songs From A Road Movie – Axis Arts Centre, Cheshire (composer, sound designer)​

Website

soundofstories.com

Writer Type

Bookwriter, Lyricist, Composer