Toby graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art in 1999.
Toby has written for numerous TV series including Think Tank (in development with Network 7), LUCKY DRAGON (in development with Network 7), BARGAIN COAST and developed the bible for SHAKEN NOT STIREED with writer Lally Katz. He has also written episodes for an online series called PINK DRAGON.
For theatre in 2002 Toby won the Patrick White Award for his play LUCKY, which was performed by Australian Theatre for Young People. In 2004 Toby’s play CHICKS WILL DIG YOU! won the Australian National Playwrights Award, and was part of the 2003 B Sharp season. Two other plays; DREAMALITTLEDREAMALITTLE and PAN have also been produced as part of B Sharp seasons. Further productions includ FIFTEEN AND THEN SOME, CUNT PI, THIS BLASTED EARTH: A CHRISTMAS MIRALCE WITH MUSIC and CAPTURE THE FLAG produced by Tamarama Rock Surfers at the Old Fiztroy Hotel. In 2007 Toby was shortlisted for the Philip Parsons Young Playwright’s Award. In 2011 Toby’s play CAPTURE THE FLAG toured nationally with Playwriting Australia. His most recent play I WANT TO SLEEP WITH TOM STOPPARD will be produced by Tamarama Rock Surfers at Bondi Pavilion in 2012.
In 2008 Toby directed Neil LaBute’s THIS IS HOW IT GOES, at the Darlinghurst Theatre to critical acclaim. Toby also directed CAPTURE THE FLAG and WORK IN PROGRESS for Tamarama Rock Surfers and BOYS LIFE for the Sydney Fringe Festival.
In 2017 Toby directed Louis Nowra’s THIS MUCH IS TRUE at the Old Fitz Theatre to great acclaim
Toby is also an accomplished actor, his work includes Theatre: Bell Shakespeare Company: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING. La Boite Theatre: HAMLET, Wharf2Loud: RABBIT, SELF ESTEEM. STC: TRAVESTIES, THE GREAT, MAJOR BARBARA, HANGING MAN, THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL, THE GREAT MAN. Company B: THE WILD DUCK, MEASURE FOR MEASURE, RUEBN GUTHRIE. B SHARP: THE LONESOME WEST, RUBEN GUTHRIE. Griffin Theatre Company: THE EMPEROR OF SYDNEY, THE MARVELLOUS BOY, THE WOMEN WITH DOGS EYES. TRS: FIFTEEN AND THEN SOME, CUNT PI. Naked Theatre Company: ONE THUMB OUT. Kicking and Screaming: TURNSTYLER. Rogue Star: MEN. Film: GRIFF THE INVISIBLE, THE RGAE IN PLACID LAKE, SOMERSAULT, THREE BLIND MICE, SOLO, EMSULSION. TV: BLACK SAILS, NEWTOWN’S LAW, THE COOKS, THE HEARTBREAK TOUR, WHITE COLLAR BLUE, HOME AND AWAY, WATER RATS, FAT COW MOTEL.