TOBY SCHMITZ is a leading Australian actor and award-winning playwright. His first play dreamalittledreamalittle was staged downstairs at Belvoir St Theatre (1998). Schmitz won the Sydney Theatre Company’s Patrick White Playwrights’ Award (2002) with his play Lucky and the Australian National Playwrights’ Centre/New Dramatists Award (2004) for Chicks Will Dig You! which was performed as part of Company B’s 2003 B Sharp season. His other plays include This Blasted Earth (written with Travis Cotton and Tim Minchin), Pan, Cunt Pi, fifteen and then some and Grazing the Phosphorus, commissioned by the National Institute of Dramatic Art. In 2007, he wrote and directed Capture the Flag for Tamarama Rock Surfers at The Old Fitzroy Theatre. It toured nationally for Playwriting Australia in 2011.