Contact

Email                         mail@froudnet.com
Instagram               @froudagram
Twitter                      @froudtweets
SoundCloud            @froudcloud

Biography

Simon Froud, known as Froud, is an artist, designer and performer, whose practice ranges from sound design and digital art direction, solo performance work, visual art, and creating experimental technologies in performance.

His work operates in the intersections and oscillations between art and technology. Notions of time/space, immersion and interaction, the individual and the collective experience informs his work to comment on a spectrum of topics.

Froud often advises on projects, both technically & artistically, facilitates workshops and guest speaks. He regularly collaborates on projects with other artists and companies from multiple disciplines.

Froud also works nationally and internationally as a stage, production & technical manager.




CV

EDUCATION

2017-18        MA Digital Media, University of Sussex

                     Recipient of the Chancellor's Masters Scholarship


2014-17        BA (Hons) Theatre, University of Chichester

                      First Class

PROJECTS

2017             THE DRIFT

                      R&D Sharing, The ShowRoom, University of Chichester

2016             FABMAX

                      Online Release V1.0

COLLABORATIONS

2019             We Could Be Heroes - Bootworks Theatre Company & Curtis Arnold-Harmer

                      Camden People’s Theatre, SPRINT Festival 2019


2017             The Cities Project - Ashley Williams & Froud



DESIGNER

2020           Research Excellence Framework (REF) & Profile - Jeremy Harrison - Website Design

                     The Candle Project - Abigail Conway - Micro Interactive Website Design

                     FORGE (R&D) - Rachel Mars - Associate Sound Designer

                     When We Died - Alexandra Donnachie - Production Designer

2019            TOUCH - Secondhand Dance - Sound Designer

                     24 Italian Songs and Arias - Brian Lobel - Lighting Designer


FACILITATOR

2020           MaxMSP for Live Art - Workshop Leader - Various

2018            We Could be Heroes - Workshop Leader - Bootworks Theatre Company & B-SIDE WHY? Festival


AWARDS

2017           In Between Time Festival (IBT) - Student Prize


PRODUCTION

2021          Production Manager - The Dan Daw Show - Dan Daw Creative Projects - UK Tour

2020         Production Manager - Night Tree - Secondhand Dance - Film

                   Technical Adviser - The Candle Project - Abigail Conway - R&D

                  Technical Stage Manager, Video & Sound Operator - I'm a Phoenix, Bitch - Bryony Kimmings LTD - Perth Festival

                   Technical Stage Manager, Video & Sound Operator - I'm a Phoenix, Bitch - Bryony Kimmings LTD - Sydney Opera House

2019          Technical Manager - TOUCH - Secondhand Dance - UK Tour

                   Technical Stage Manager, Video & Sound Operator - I'm a Phoenix, Bitch - Bryony Kimmings LTD - Australia Tour

                   Technical Stage Manager, Video & Sound Operator - I'm a Phoenix, Bitch - Bryony Kimmings LTD - Fringe Festival

                   Technical Stage & Production Manager - The Origin of the Pieces - Steve Pretty - Wilton's Music Hall

                   Sound Technician - Binaural Dinner Date - ZU-UK - UK Tour

                   Stage Manager - Atomic 50 - Abigail Conway & Blackhorse Workshop

                   Technical Stage Manager, Video & Sound Operator - I'm a Phoenix, Bitch - Bryony Kimmings LTD - ACCA, Brighton

2018          Stage Manager - SUPERBLACKMAN - Lekan Lawal - Battersea Arts Centre

                  Lighting & Sound Technician - Walter & Lenny - Julia st John & Peter Mcenery - Bernstein in Chichester

                  Technical Stage Manager, Video & Sound Operator - I'm a Phoenix, Bitch - Bryony Kimmings LTD - BAC

                  Technical Manager - Remembering Lenny: Dame Patricia Routledge in Conversation

                  Lighting & Sound Technician - D-Code - Yael Karavan - Tara Arts, London

                  Stage Manager - Latitude Festival - Town Hall Stage

                  Technician - Festival Press Launch - Bernstein in Chichester

                  Lighting & Sound Technician - Pupik - Naomi Silman & Yael Karavan - UK Tour

                  Lighting & Sound Technician - Pupik - Naomi Silman & Yael Karavan - Israel

2017         Technical Assistant - Home Sweet Home - subject to_change - International Arts Carnival, Hong Kong

                  Stage Manager - Latitude Festival - WellCome Trust Hub

                  Ambassador - The Sick of the Fringe - WellCome Trust & ICC

                  Lighting Technician - The Oppression Games - Smallest Majority - Camden People's Theatre

2016         Production Assistant - The Many Doors of Frank Feelbad - Bootworks Theatre Company - Edinburgh Fringe Festival

                  Installation Facilitator - Time Lab - Abigail Conway - Forest Fringe, Edinburgh

                  MFA Coordinator & Assistant - California Institute of Integral Studies & University of Chichester

                  Lighting Operator - Women's Hour - Sh!t theatre - The ShowRoom, University of Chichester

                  Lighting Operator - Pond Wife - Holly & Ted - Marlborough Theatre, Brighton
 
                  Lighting Operator - Can I Start Again Please - Sue Maclaine - The ShowRoom, University of Chichester
                  
                  Lighting Operator - O NO! - Jamie Wood - The ShowRoom, University of Chichester
                   
2015-17    Front of House - The ShowRoom, University of Chichester