Toby Schmitz

  • Birth Place: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
  • Profession: Actor, Playwright, Director
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  • Wrote and performed in revue, stand-up comedy and theatre productions while studying performing arts and law at the University of Western Australia.
  • While studying at the National Institute of Dramatic Art, wrote his first play, dreamalittledreamalittle, which was presented as a director's project in 1998.
  • After graduating drama school, worked extensively with the Sydney Theatre Company, beginning with David Williamson's play The Great Man.
  • Directed a production of Howard Korder's play A Boy's Life in Sydney in 2000.
  • Won the Sydney Theatre Company's Patrick White Playwrights' Award for Lucky in 2002.
  • His play Chicks WIll Dig You won the Australian National Playwrights' Centre/New Dramatists Award in 2004.
  • Played the title role in Hamlet in the 2013 Belvoir St Theatre production in Sydney.


  • Ella Scott Lynch — Significant Other
  • Elizabeth Schmitz — Mother
  • Harry Schmitz — Father


  • Attended University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia; National Institute of Dramatic Art, Kensington, New South Wales, Australia (1999)
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