Canadian-born actor and singer Simon Gfeller first studied acting at École Supérieure de Théâtre in Montréal and furthered his vocal training at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (London).
Simon worked extensively in theatre for most of his early career whilst based in Canada. Amongst several productions, he has played “Timms” in a french translation of Alan Bennett’s renowned play History Boys at Montreal’s Theatre Jean-Duceppe. On screen, he has appeared in the American series Accident Investigators for Discovery USA. He also recently played the role of “Guillaume” in the movie Laurentie that was awarded Best International Feature prize at the Raindance Film Festival in 2012. Simon has also appeared in TV commercials in both French and English speaking Canada.
Recently, Simon appeared on a germanic stage for the first time in the role of Florestan in Die Schumann Sonate presented both at the TAK Theater Liechtenstein and at the STOK Theater Zürich to critical acclaim.
Recent operatic engagements include Pete Peterson for English Touring Opera, which won the Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Opera in 2014.
Sixth Servant Capriccio (Royal Opera House), four servants Les Contes d’Hoffmann (Opera Project), Billy Mahagonny-Songspiel (London Philharmonic Orchestra) and Man in Arm Die Zauberflöte (Opéra de Montréal).