­Toby Sedgwick

Director of Movement & Horse Choreography

Director of Movement and Horse Choreography

Toby Sedgwick trained at L’Ecole Jacques Lecoq, where he founded The Moving Picture Mime Show, which established itself as one of the innovators of physical theatre throughout the world. He won the 2008 Olivier Award for Best Theatre Choreographer for War Horse and played Ted Narracott in the original production. He was part of Danny Boyle’s creative team for the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games and choreographed the Green and Pleasant Land and Pandemonium (Industrial Revolution) sequences. As Director of Movement: War Horse (West End, Broadway, Toronto US Tour, Australia); Frankenstein (National Theatre); Swallows and Amazons (Bristol Old Vic); The 39 Steps (West End, Broadway and worldwide). As an actor: War Horse (National Theatre); The Tempest (Royal Exchange, Manchester); Animal Crackers (West End); and The Play What I Wrote (UK tour). Work with Complicite: The Master and Margarita; A Dog’s Heart; The Noise of Time; Light; Out of a House Walked a Man; and Help! I’m Alive. Films: 28 Days Later, Laisser Passer, Shrooms and Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang.