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Toby Schmitz

Artist, Writer

Toby Schmitz is a writer, director and actor. 

His theatre acting credits include The Present, Hamlet, The Rover, The Wild Duck, Thyestes, Strange Interlude, Private Lives, Measure for Measure, Ruben Guthrie, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, Travesties, The Importance of Being Earnest, Much Ado About Nothing, The School for Scandal and Louis Nowra’s Boyce Trilogy.

His plays include Capture The Flag, I Want To Sleep With Tom Stoppard and Chicks Will Dig You! for which he won the Patrick White Award.

His directing credits include Boy’s Life, This Is How It Goes, Shakespearealism and Howie the Rookie.

Theatres are closed. Acting happens regardless
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Conversation 29 - 29 Sep 2020

Theatres are closed. Acting happens regardless

A theatre without actors is just a building. But what are actors without theatres, ponders Toby Schmitz.

Degenerate Art: Daring to Look
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ArchivedOld Fitzroy Theatre, Woolloomooloo, Sydney 17 Oct - 4 Nov 2018

Degenerate Art: Daring to Look

Why write a play about Nazis? And how? Toby Schmitz ponders the complex, troubling relationship between fascism and art.

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