Macbeth

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Macbeth by Sport for Jove Theatre Company 2011/2012. Presented at Bella Vista/Leura Shakespeare festival. Directed by Damien Ryan. Lighting Design by Toby Knyvett. Photography by Seiya Taguchi.

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Blood Pressure


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Director: Sanja SimicWriter: Mark RogersDramaturg: Jennifer MedwayLighting Designer: Toby KnyvettSound Designer: Tegan NichollsProducer: Melanie Carolan


Cast: Wade Briggs and Alex Millwood

Photgraphy: Carly Young

At the Old Fitzroy Theatre, August 2012. 

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The Bugalugs Bum Thief

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The Bugalugs Bum Thief by Tim Winton, produced by Monkey Baa Theatre Company. 

2012 Australian Tour. 

Adapted by         Sandra Eldridge, Eva Di Cesare & Tim McGarry
Director                 John Saunders
Assistant Director Tim McGarry
Designer                 Mark Thompson
Lighting Designer Toby Kynvett
Musical Arrangements Steve Francis & Alan John
Movement                 Chris Horse
Cast                         Carl Batchelor, Gideon Cordover, Mark Dessaix
Stage Manager          Alison Hepburn-Brown
Assistant Stage Manager/Understudy Sally Reid
Supporters                  Arts On Tour, Healthway WA, James N. Kirby Foundation, JANDS, National Year of Reading 2012.
Photography by Heidrun Lohr

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Taming of the Shrew

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Taming of the Shrew by Sport for Jove Theatre Company 2011/2012. Presented at Bella Vista/Leura Shakespeare festival. Directed by Damien Ryan. Lighting Design by Toby Knyvett. Photography by Seiya Taguchi.



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V 2012 Excerpts Video

V Excerpt 2012 from Toby Knyvett on Vimeo.

Urban mythmaker Justin Shoulder creates a unique fusion of live performance and theatrical ceremony. Faith speaks of a God that created the angels pure and good, but subjected them to a test. Some passed triumphantly, while others rebelled and were eternally tortured in Hell. These are the devils and demons; implanting passion and obsession, they can utterly derange human faculties. 
Calling to life a demon for today, the creature ‘V’ is manifest. In a ceremony of the senses the theatre becomes an altar for V to revel in the beauty and horror of contemporary idolatry and its fifteen minutes of fame.
Devised, Performed and Costumes by Justin Shoulder
Vision and Lighting Design by Toby K
Original Music by Nick Wales
Creative Producer & outside eye Jeff Stein

Video taken from Next Wave Festival, Melbourne 2012. Filmed by Takeshi Kondo.

Special thanks to Arts House and Next Wave

Funk It Up About Nothin’ – Chicago

Funk
it up about’ Nothin
is a
hip hop adaptation of Shakespeares
Much
Ado About Nothing
. It was
created and directed by the Q brothers and originally produced by
Chicago Shakespeare Theatre in 2008.

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Beatrice (Ericka Ratcliff) in the spotlight

In 2011
it came back for a return season in Chicago followed by an east coast
tour of Australia and a season in London. This was a joint effort
between Chicago Shakespeare Theatre (USA), Merrigong Theatre Co (AUS)
and Richard Jordan Productions (UK). I was brought on board to create
a new lighting design as well as manage the Australian tour.

Funk it
up is my first international design and I’m proud to say it looked
fantastic.

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Death in Bowengabbie Gallery

Death in Bowengabbie by Caleb Lewis
Produced by Merrigong Theatre Company
Gordon Theatre, Illawarra Performing Arts Centre, 2010
Directed by Anne-Louise Rentell
Designed by Talitha Klevjer
Lighting Design by Toby Knyvett
Featuring:
Robert Jago
Octavia Barron-Martin
Kirk Page
Rose Ertler 

Production Management by Daniel Potter
Stage Management by Kelly Ukena
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Superb and Broken 2011

Three ordinary people search for passion and a self buried deep in the dark…
A homage to the power of fantasy to get to the truth of the matter, superb & broken combines brilliant clowning with jaw-dropping aerial acrobatics by some of Australia’s finest circus artists.
 
PERFORMERS AND CO-DEVISERS:    
Matt Wilson
Daniel Power
Mary Weir
DIRECTOR:
Alicia Battestini
COMPOSER:
Nick Wishart
LIGHTING AND VIDEO DESIGN:
Toby K
Performed at the Bruce Gordon Theatre, Illawarra Performing Arts Centre. Filmed by Martin Keyes.

Dapto Chaser Gallery

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The Dapto Chaser by Mary Rachel-Brown
Produced by Merrigong Theatre Company
Director: Anne-Louise RentellDesigner: Imogen RossLighting Designer: Toby Knyvett
Sound Designer: Daryl WallisCast: Noel Hodda, Drayton Morley, Don Reid and Doug Scroope

Production Manager: Daniel Potter
Stage Manager: Kelly Ukena
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