Toby Sedgwick

Toby Sedgwick

Toby Sedgwick won an Olivier Award in 2008 for his work on the movement and horse choreography for the original production of War Horse at the National, and also played Ted Narracott.

He trained at the Jacques Lecoq School, where he founded the Moving Picture Mime Show.

Work as director of movement includes: Rosencrantz and Guildernstern Are Dead and Marat/Sade at the National; Bartholomew Fair and Everyman for the RSC; King Lear and 5/11 at Chichester; Tintin at the Barbican and on tour; STOMP and The Lost and Found Orchestra at Brighton Festival; The 39 Steps in the West End, on Broadway and worldwide; Spring Awakening for Teatr Powszechny, Poland; His Dark Materials for Birmingham REP; A Dog’s Heart for De.Nederlandse Opera and English National Opera; Swallows and Amazons at Bristol Old Vic; and the film Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang.

Work as actor/ movement director includes; Ben Hur at BAC; The Nativity for the Young Vic; The Government Inspector and Master and Margarita at Chichester; The Taming of the Shrew and The Tempest at Royal Exchange, Manchester; and War Horse for the National. He also co-devised and directed The Mill for Ockham’s Razor at the Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House and tour.

Work as an actor includes: Harpo in Animal Crackers at the Royal Exchange, Manchester and West End; The Servant of Two Masters at West Yorkshire Playhouse; Wiseguy Scapino at Clwyd Theatr Cymru; The Play What I Wrote on national tour; and with Complicite, Help I’m Alive and Light (Almeida); Out of a House Walked a Man (National); and The Noise of Time (Barbican, Lincoln Centre NY, and tour).

Films include: 28 Days Later, Shrooms, Laisser Passer, and Vacuums.