Tolley Angell

Tolley Angell

Theatre Director

  • Location: London
  • Career stage: Early
  • Freelancer: Available

Tolley is a National Award Winning UK based theatre director, originally from Devon but now living in London. He has a passion for all aspects of musical theatre and bringing high quality entertainment to the masses.

Tolley has recently completed his Masters in Musical Theatre Direction at Guildford School of Acting. His aim is to tell stories that matter - create an unforgettable experience of true emotions, entertaining spectacle and professional quality.

Tolley is always interested in connecting with new artists, producers, or anyone with ideas for future development.

Tolley has worked as assistant director to Julian Woolford and been the director's intern on West End Productions; Kinky Boots and Les Misérables.

Winner of:
2016 - GSA School of Arts Scholarship
2011 - NODA Presidents Cup for Best Youth Production
2010 - NODA Award for Excellence

As Director:
2017 - STILES & DREWE'S GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS - Guildford School of Acting
​2017 - THE END OF THE DAY - MA Showing, Guildford School of Acting
2016 - WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING AT? based on The Seagull by Anton Chekhov - MA Showing, Guildford School of Acting
2016 - TROUBLESOME TREPLEV based on The Seagull by Anton Chekhov - MA Showing, Guildford School of Acting
2016 - BARNUM - Queen’s Theatre, Devon
2015 - THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA - Queen’s Theatre, Devon
2013 - GOODNIGHT MISTER TOM THE MUSICAL - Queen’s Theatre, Devon
2012 - BUGSY MALONE - Queen’s Theatre, Devon
2011 - PETER PAN THE MUSICAL - Queen’s Theatre, Devon
2010 - ANNIE - Queen’s Theatre, Devon
​2010 - MACBETH THE MUSICAL - The University of Plymouth

As Assistant Director:
2017 - THE SECRET GARDEN - Guildford School of Acting, Dir. Nick Scrivens
​2017 - GREEKS PROJECT - BA Showing, Guildford School of Acting, Dir. Chris Palmer
​2017 - SPEAK LOW - World Premiere, Guildford School of Acting, Dir. Julian Woolford

Work History

Practitioner - Bristol Old Vic Young Company

Nov 2017 - Present

Director - Freelance

Sep 2017 - Present

Drama Teacher - Stagecoach Performing Arts

Sep 2015 - Dec 2017

Director's Intern - Kinky Boots

May 2017 - Aug 2017

Director's Intern - Les Miserables

Apr 2017 - Jun 2017

Theatre Director - North Devon All Starz

May 2007 - Dec 2016

Education

Creative Practice and Direction (Musical Theatre Creation) - Master of Arts (MA) - Guildford School of Acting

Sep 2016 - Sep 2017

Education Studies - Bachelor of Arts (BA) - University of Plymouth

Sep 2007 - Apr 2011

Film Studies, Media Studies, Mathematics, Psychology, English Literature and Language - A Levels - North Devon College

Sep 2005 - Jul 2007

English, Mathematics, Science, Drama, Art, Food Technology, German, Religious Education - GCSEs - The Park Community School

Sep 2000 - Jul 2005

Skills

  • Assistant Directing
  • Creating
  • Directing
  • Drama
  • Dramaturgy
  • Musical Theatre
  • Performing Arts
  • Physical Theatre
  • Scheduling
  • Theatre

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