From: Norwich, UK
Trained: Bird College, Kent
Joined balletLORENT: 2015
balletLORENT productions: Snow White; Rumpelstiltskin; After Dark; Great North Star; The Lost Happy Endings; lullaby; The Current; Parade; Rapunzel; Rapunzel After Dark; Extravaganza
Career: Scottish Dance Theatre performing works by Janet Smith, Liv Lorent (with LUXURIA and Tenderhook), Rui Horta, Adam Benjamin, Hofesh Shechter, James Wilton, Ben Duke, Ina Christel Johannessen, Kate Weare and Rachel Lopez De La Nieta; Norrdans performing works by choreographers including Ohad Naharin, Marcos Morau, Thomas Noone, Anthony Missen, Yossi Berg and Oded Graf, and Fernando Melo; Emma Martin Dance; Yossi Berg; Oded Graf Dance Theatre. Toby has taught at London Contemporary Dance School, Northern School of Contemporary Dance, NSCD summer school, Rambert Dance School and Gothenburg Ballet Academy. Toby was a member of Scottish Dance Theatre (U.K) for over 8 years, and Norrdans (Sweden) for 3 years. Toby has also danced with Yossi Berg and Oded Graf Dance Theatre (Israel) and Emma Martin Dance (Ireland). Toby also teachers for companies and dance institutions. He joined balletLORENT in 2015.
“Being a part of balletLORENT is about looking around the room and seeing that you’re part of a vision that doesn't aim to score dance points but seeks to go deeper into storytelling and truth.”
Photo by Luke Waddington