oscar toeman

oscar toeman

theatre director

  • Career stage: Early
  • Freelancer: Available

As Director: After October (Finborough Theatre);  Female Transport (New Diorama); Measure for Measure (North Wall Arts Centre, Oxford); Richard III (Stanwix Theatre, Carlisle); What they Took With Them (National Theatre, Lyttelton Platform); The Seven Acts of Mercy (RSC - rehearsed reading);  The Grandfathers (Mountview),  Why I want to work at Tesco's (Bush Theatre); Laburnum Grove, Hey Brother (Finborough), A.G.M (nabokov/ Soho), The Ballard of the Copper Revolution (nabokov/ Old Vic Tunnels)

As Associate/Staff/Assistant Director, credits include: Oslo (National Theatre/ Harold Pinter Theatre, dir. Bartlett Sher); Waste (National Theatre, Roger Michell); The Merchant of Venice (RSC, Polly Findlay); Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Theatre Royal Bath, Adrian Noble), Accolade (Finborough, Blanche McIntyre), Uncle Vanya, (Print Room, Lucy Bailey), Skane (Hampstead, Tim Carroll) Mirror Teeth ( Finborough, Kate Wasserberg), and Twelfth Night (Shakespeare's Globe/ Apollo Theatre, Tim Carroll).

 Member of Lincoln Center Theatre Directors Lab.

MGC FUTURES bursary recipient.

Represented by Giles Smart at United Agents http://www.unitedagents.co.uk/oscar-toeman


Work History

Staff Director, Waste - National Theatre

Sep 2015 - Dec 2015

Assistant Director, The Merchant of Venice - RSC

Feb 2015 - Sep 2015

Director, The Grandfathers - Mountview

Oct 2014 - Mar 2015

Assistant Director, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? - Theatre Royal Bath

May 2014 - Jul 2014

Director, Laburnum Grove - Finborough

Jan 2013 - Mar 2013

Associate Director, Twelfth Night - Shakespeare's Globe/ West End

Aug 2012 - Feb 2013

Assistant Director, Uncle Vanya - The Print Room

Feb 2012 - Jul 2012

Assistant Director, Skane - Hampstead Theatre

Sep 2011 - Nov 2011

Assistant Director, Accolade - Finborough Theatre

Jan 2011 - Feb 2011


English - BA - University of Cambridge

Sep 2006 - Jun 2009