Simon Sharkey

Artistic Director and CEO
The Necessary Space

Simon Sharkey is Artistic Director and CEO of the internationally renowned “The Necessary Space.” Best known as one of the founding directors of The National Theatre of Scotland where he pioneered the “Theatre Without Walls” methodology, he now travels the world with his “Theatre of Opportunity” embedding artists in communities to affect social change and advising on how to impact on UN sustainable goals by creating “acts of wanton wonder” and reimagining the impossible through art, community, and connection.