Toby Armour


Toby Armour, dancer, choreographer, writer, has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Massachusetts Council on the Arts and Humanities, and the Massachusetts Artist’s Foundation for Choreography, as well as for Playwriting. She has choreographed over forty works which have been performed in the United States by her own dance company which was incorporated in 1972, in Boston, under the name New England Dinosaur, Inc.

As dancer Toby was trained at the Martha Graham School for Contemporary Dance and was certified by Ms. Graham to teach the Graham Technique. Toby performed with Paul Taylor, and was in the original cast of Taylor’s “Three Epitaphs.” Toby appeared in numerous dance roles created for her by James Waring (d 1975), either in solo form or in ensemble works created for her own dance company. Toby also danced for Aileen Passloff and Remy Charlip.

In addition to numerous dance and plays presented throughout the US and NYC, she also wrote a paperback murder mystery, Blood Tells.