Received the City Artist Corps Grant to continue developing my climate-doom-comedy play, Bloom Bloom Pow!
Filming supporting role in spaghetti western web series Bushwick Jodi
Commissioned to write a new play for Studio Tisch 2021: Convents + Covens (tentative title)
Booked a commercial for SnackMagic
A residency for Bloom Bloom Pow at Arts On Site, supported by New Georges
Short film Love's Best Habit (co-writer) in post-production
Performed in Urbanite Theatre's virtual New Works Festival
Played Hotspur in Henry IV, Part I for Radio Shakespeare Lab 2021, produced by International Shakespeare Center Santa Fe with Tabling: The Podcast
Wrote a sketch for Talking To Myself, produced by Emma Maltby + Honey Tree Studios
GENEVIEVE SIMON (she/they) is an 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, New Georges, Columbia University, and The Tank. Regional theatre credits include: 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 non-binary people in magical plays about mundane things. Their recent work includes Bloom Bloom Pow, Sister/Friend, Guarding, and Romeo + Juliet + Anybodys. Genevieve’s plays have 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, her plays have been seen at the Cincinnati Fringe Festival, PortFringe Festival, and with Actors Theatre of Louisville's Apprentice Company. Awards: Critic’s Pick, Producer’s Pick of the Fringe (Cincinnati Fringe 2017). Genevieve is proud to be a New Georges Affiliated Artist.