Tobi Poster-Su is a theatre-maker, writer and performer who specialises in devised, cross-disciplinary work. He trained at École Philippe Gaulier and Bretton Hall and has studied puppetry with Sue Buckmaster and Neville Tranter.
As co-artistic director of Wattle and Daub, Tobi has co-created and performed in The Depraved Appetite of Tarrare the Freak and Triptych, and is currently developing a new work exploring the lives of Chang and Eng Bunker and their complex relationship with race and privilege in the American South.
Tobi has directed puppetry for shows including Tom Morris’ adaptation of A Christmas Carol at Bristol Old Vic and Heidi: A Goat’s Tale at the egg. Other companies he has worked with include Fine Chisel, Full Beam Visual Theatre and Lost Spectacles.
Tobi lectures at Bath Spa and is currently undertaking an AHRC/LAHP-funded PhD on race, puppetry and performance at Queen Mary University of London. He has published in Applied Theatre Research and delivered a plenary presentation at the 2020 Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) conference.