Lucid exists to inspire and produce theatre that is clear-sighted, revelatory and original. Currently, its focus is in two main areas:
- to act as a catalyst and resource for artist development
- to be a producer of innovative and distinctive theatre projects
Simon Harris is a freelance theatre director and dramatist. Originally training at RADA, Simon established Thin Language Theatre Company with Michael Sheen and was its Artistic Director until 1999. His first play Badfinger premiered at The Donmar and he has been under commission to the National Theatre and Soho Theatre, among others. Until 2007, Simon was Artistic Director of the national company for new writing in Wales – the multi-award-winning Sgript Cymru, where he was responsible for a rolling programme of new work including over twenty productions. Simon was also a Fellow on the prestigious Clore Leadership Programme – the first to be selected from Wales – and a National Adviser to The Arts Council of Wales. In 2009, Simon won a highly-prized Creative Wales Award to enable him to develop new and innovative theatre projects. In 2010, he was made Associate Director at the Torch Theatre in Milford Haven. He launched Lucid in 2012.