Toby Olié

Toby Olié

Puppetry Consultant

Toby is a director, designer and puppeteer. His work as a director includes The Four Seasons: A Reimagining (Shakespeare’s Globe), The Hartlepool Monkey (Gyre & Gimble/UK tour), The Elephantom (National) and associate puppetry director of War Horse (West End).

Work as a puppetry designer/director includes Pinocchio, Peter Pan and The Light Princess (National), Don Quixote (RSC), Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (Royal Ballet), The Wind in the Willows (Royal Opera House), Disney’s The Little Mermaid (Holland/ Moscow/Tokyo), The Grinning Man (Bristol Old Vic) and Running Wild (Chichester Festival Theatre/Regent’s Park/UK tour).

Work as a puppeteer includes Hind of Joey in the original production of War Horse (National) before moving to Joey’s head for the subsequent West End transfer and Venus and Adonis (RSC).