Freelance writer/director


Toby is best known for his innovative and pioneering work as co-founder and Artistic Director of the internationally-renowned Trestle Theatre Company 1981-2004.  With Trestle he was part of the team that wrote, designed and performed all the work.  He developed his composition skills at Trestle, and branched off into Opera. From 2004 - 2010 he wrote and directed 3 shows for the State Theatres of Turkey, directed several new operas and worked extensively with West Sussex Youth Theatre.  In 2011 he established Metamorpho Theatre Company, a new mask company whose first production, 'Devil in the Detail' toured Britain in 2011/12. He is currently working with Transtango for an Argentinin/European project for 2018