Booked a commerical for Frond
Performing in Emily J. Daly's new play Mamó
for The New School's MFA Thesis reading series
Performing in BEDLAM's Do More: New Plays reading series
Joined Actors Equity!
Bloom Bloom Pow is a FINALIST for the
2022 EMOS Ecodrama Playwrights Festival!
Voiceover gig for the NYC Department of Education's
English Language Learner (E.L.L.) Institute
A full production of my play Guarding at Holton-Arms School
in Bethesda, Maryland!
Played Malcolm in Bay Street Theater's Macbeth
Recipient of a
2022 NYSCA-A.R.T./New York Creative Opportunity Fund grant, for the upcoming world premiere production
of my play Bloom Bloom Pow
A residency for Bloom Bloom Pow at Arts On Site,
supported by New Georges
Filmed spaghetti western web series Bushwick Jodi
GENEVIEVE SIMON (they/them) is an Equity actor and writer based in New York. They performed the title role in Hamlet at Nebraska Shakespeare Festival, and have helped playwrights develop new work at Ensemble Studio Theatre, BEDLAM, New Georges, The New School, Columbia University, and The Tank. Regional theatre credits include: Macbeth (Bay Street Theater), The Thanksgiving Play (Urbanite Theatre), Adaptive Radiation (Denizen Theatre), This Is A Mortality Play Set In An Office Depot (Urbanite Theatre), Henry IV Part I (International Shakespeare Center Santa Fe with Tabling: The Podcast), and All’s Well That Ends Well (Nebraska Shakespeare). Next up: a lead role in the short film Crow God from Live Source Films.
As a playwright, Genevieve centers women and nonbinary people in magical worlds at the intersection of family, queer identity, and water. Their climate-doom-comedy BLOOM BLOOM POW was recently named a Finalist for the 2022 EMOS Ecodrama Playwrights Festival. Genevieve's recent plays include Sister/Friend, Midwest Nice, Real Birds, Impossible Mom, Guarding, The Lowest Point Of Any Given Thing, and Romeo + Juliet + Anybodys. Genevieve’s work has been produced and developed in New York at The Tank, Corkscrew Theatre Festival, The People’s Improv Theatre, Pete’s Candy Store, and The HIVE. Regionally, their plays have been seen at Arts on Site, the Cincinnati Fringe Festival, PortFringe Festival, and with Actors Theatre of Louisville's Apprentice Company.
Up next: a WORLD PREMIERE production of Bloom Bloom Pow at the Gural Theatre at A.R.T./NY Theatres in September!
- a TV pilot based on their hearfelt teenage-lifeguard-comedy Guarding
- a lesbian-vampire-murder-mystery inspired by their friend Kate's actual dream
- a play where every single person is a twin called "Oops! All Twins"
Awards: Critic’s Pick and Producer’s Pick of the Fringe (Cincinnati Fringe 2017). Finalist, Art House INKubator and EST/Youngblood playwriting groups. Recipient of the City Artist Corps Grant 2021.
Genevieve is proud to be a New Georges Affiliated Artist.