Vienna Opera Backstage, Austria

Simon Bejer is a London based designer working in theatre, opera and film and dance.

Simon has a degree in Fine Art from the VCA, University of Melbourne and completed his postgraduate studies designing for the stage at Motley Theatre Design. He has worked in art conservation at the Guggenheim and for the Venice Biennale of Art before focusing his attention on design. As well as working independently he has also had much experience as an Assistant and Associate Designer working at Major theatres and opera houses such as La Fenice, Venice, The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Teatro Del Liceu, Barcelona; Teatro Petruzzelli, Bari and La Scala, Milan. Simon is a founding member of the Third Hand, the UK’s only dedicated Puppet Opera company. Simon comes from a long line of resourceful creative enterprise, and inherited his family’s skills and can do attitude, always brave (or foolish) enough to take on any challenge.