Simon has enjoyed an extensive career both on the West End stage and in events management. He brings a fresh and current approach in his teaching style and will inspire the students of West End Wendies during workshops, encouraging hard work and a determination to succeed. He is a true professional and will provide a unique perspective to the working life of a performer. We are excited to be welcoming him to our team of guest artists.
Simon Coulthard trained at the Italia Conti Academy in London. His West End Theatre credits include:
- Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat - Swing and Assistant Dance Captain (The Adelphi Theatre)
- 'Cosmo' Singing in the Rain with Adam Cooper (Sadlers Wells)
- 'Sidney Cohen' On Your Toes with Adam Cooper (Royal Festival Hall)
- Follies (Royal Festival Hall)
- 'Costamonger' My Fair Lady (National Theatre Drury Lane)
- 'Eddie' Mamma Mia! (Prince Edward Theatre)
- Swing, understudied & played 'Macavity' & 'Rumpus' Cats (New London Theatre)
- Understudied & played 'Roger, Sonny & Vince Fontaine' Grease (Dominion & Cambridge Theatre)
- Always (Victoria Palace Theatre)
- 'Society Max, Joey Bilmore' Guys and Dolls (Piccadilly Theatre)
Simon has also been lucky to travel the world performing in a variety of shows including; Lead singer - Spirit of Christmas @Tropicana, Atlanta USA, Resident Director/lead singer - Simply Ballroom World Tour, Lead singer - Hollywood Symphonic, Concerts in Lille, Paris & Cyprus, 'Terry' Boogie Nights, South Africa & New Zealand, Associate Choreographer to Alan Harding & Resident Director on a spectacular new dance show 'RED' which opened in Johannesburg.
Other UK Theatre credits include:
- Ensemble, Boogie Nights – Churchill Theatre, Bromley
- Heavenley Bodies – Leicester Haymarket
- The Principle role of 'Norman' - Ladies Night UK Tour
- 'Ugly Sister' in Cinderella - Southend
- 'Genie' in Aladdin – Opera House, Manchester
In addition to his Theatre work, Simon has undertaken various Corporate events including; 'Vintage Hollywood Gala' - Singer, Niagara Falls Casino with Mickey Rooney (Spirit Productions), 'Strictly Tap Fever' - Singer, Niagara Falls Casino (Spirit Productions), Simon Cowells 50th Birthday Party - Stage Director (Banana Split Productions) and The Goodwood Revival - Choreographer (KSM Group).
Simon has appeared in numerous television specials that include:
- A Royal Celebration – Prince Charles 50th Birthday (BBC1)
- The Royal Variety Performance (BBC1)
- Children's Royal Variety Performance (BBC1)
- The Hello Girls (BBC1)
- The Generation Game (BBC1)
- Mr Clay Mr Clay (Granada TV)
- Push The Button (ITV1)
- Paul O'Grady Series (Channel 5)
Simon has also appeared as a dancer in the film 'Beyond The Sea' Directed by and starring Kevin Spacey.
- Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat
- Mamma Mia!
- Singing in the Rain
- Simon Cowells 50th Birthday Party
- A Royal Celebration - Prince Charles 50th Birthday (BBC1)
- Push the Button (ITV1)