Tobias Wright

Tobias Wright

Writer and director

  • Location: London

Training includes:

MA in Writing for the Stage and Broadcast Media, the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

Royal Court Studio Invitation Group and the Young Writers' Programme

Old Vic New Voices - as a writer

Royal Shakespeare Company - Emerging Directors' Group

 

 

Writing credits include:

Globe Town - writer/director - a collaborative/verbatim play based on research in Tower Hamlets - performed at Rich Mix

'The Dispossessed' - writer - set in a Lambeth boarding house in the 1950s - performed at the Fringe Festival Shorts, Guildford Yvonne Arnaud

'Heir to the Throne' - writer - a play combining present-day Hackney verbatim with Renaissance dramatic verse - part of the Shakespeare in Shoreditch Festival, commissioned by IdeasTap and RIFT Theatre

'Brewing Tea' - writer - set during the US government shut-down of 2013, from the perspective of a female Republican Senator - performed at the White Bear Theatre, London

'Spineless' - writer - sexual harassment allegation against an employer in the workplace - as part of a gender-blind casting project, XY - at Theatre 503, and later at the Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Monmouth: a Night in the Death - writer - historical, site-specific play, set during the fallout of the failed 1685 rebellion, and incorporating documentary verbatim, choral music and verse - commissioned by the Abbot's Hospital alms house, Guildford  

Right Honourable Member - writer - sixth-form student confides in a male escort, following her disastrous appearance at a model UN summit - C Aquila, Edinburgh

'Body Corporate' - writer - two legal trainees try to hide the body of their colleague, during the office Christmas party - produced by Old Vic New Voices (with TimeWarner Ignite) at the Waterloo East Theatre

'Mea Maxima Culpa' - writer - a priest is confronted by his former flame, following a friend's stag-do - Old Vic Theatre (as part of the OVNV 24 Hour Plays)

'Ursa Major' - a university lecture slips away from a college ball to take a student stargazing - writer/director - as part of Vaudevillian Nights - New End Theatre, Hampstead

 

Skills

  • Director
  • Playwriting
  • Theatre

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