Raphael Simon is a New York based actor, teaching artist, musician, and director. He began studying at LSTFI at the age of 16 in the Young Actors program. He holds a BFA with Honors in Drama from NYU Tisch School of the Arts, where he continued his training at Strasberg, studied Shakespeare at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, and created an original play for his thesis at The Experimental Theater Wing. Some favorite stage credits include Macbeth in Macbeth, Telegin in Uncle Vanya, and Bernard in Death of A Salesman.
Outside of Strasberg, Raphael teaches improv for science communication with Irondale Theatre Company, yoga to kids of all ages with Yogi Beans, and several other subjects with Curated Care. Most recently, he stage managed Irondale Theatre’s Mother Courage and Her Children as part of their “Brecht in Exile” series. He is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association.