leatss tutors - past

LEATSS

Luxembourg European Annual Theatre Summer School

SIMONE COXALL

Director, Movement Director, Deviser and Teacher

The truth, the absolute truth, is that the chief beauty for the theatre consists in fine bodily proportions.

Sarah Bernhardt (actress and dancer)

Simone Coxall has worked in Australia, America and the UK for the past 15 years. She has been involved in and directed several site-specific productions in Australia and the UK including To the Ends of the Earth on a pier in Williamstown, Australia, and Kaleidoscope in a disused butter factory in the Gippsland area. She directed Our Country’s Good at the Landor theatre in 2010 and for the past 4 years has directed site-specific pieces in Hammerton Hall, Clapham. Her work as a Movement Director includes over 30 productions, including: The Three Lives of Lucie Cabrol, Tales from Vienna Woods, Our Town, Assassins, Festen, The Winter’s Tale, Days of Significance, Into the Woods, Oh What a Lovely War, Poppy, Cloud 9, Road, Candide, All’s Well That Ends Well, and Happy End. Several of these shows toured to Edinburgh for the Fringe Festival. For 10 years she was Head of Movement on the BA Acting Course at Italia Conti in London.

Over the past 10 years she has taught devising theatre practice and has directed several devised theatre pieces. Her current productions include a reworking of Under Milk Wood with Aoife Smyth directing; a new piece of writing called The Boy Who went Forth based on a Grimm's fairy tale; and developing/devising/directing a site-specific children’s theatre piece called Balthazar’s Bazaar of the Bizarre for her new theatre company, Ragged Edge. Balthazar’s Bazaar of the Bizarre was produced by Greenwich Theatre.

Simone Coxall was a tutor in: 2003 2012 2018