Tonye Scott-Obene, is a first generation Jamaican and Nigerian multi-disciplined artist, born in London.
Tonye’s an artist who attained a Classical ballet scholarship at the age of 10 in affiliation with English National Ballet.
His multi-disciplined training began at the wonderful Miami Health Club-London, with additional formal training including; Musical theatre, Tap, Commercial dance, Ariel (Silks/ Rope) work and much more. Outside of Tonye’s personal career, he enjoys lecturing, working towards his private pilot’s licence, choreographing, motorsports, Mixed Martial Arts (Taekwondo) and walks with his mother.
Tonye would like to give a special thanks to his mother and all his family.
Awards: Black British Theatre Awards Winner – Best Recent Graduate; The Royal Philharmonic Society Award for ‘Brown Bomber’ won Concert Series and Festivals
Television credits includes: The Alienist (Netflix and TNT); NSPCC campaign; Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway for George Ezra (ITV), Britain’s Got Talent (ITV) and Let’s Sing and Dance for Comic Relief for Gloria Estefan (BBC), Loose Women (ITV) for Strictly Come Dancing, Strictly Come Dancing (BBC – Week 1, Series 20) to name a few.
Commercial credits include: dancer for Emma Bunton ‘You’re All I Need To Get By’ (feat. Jade Jones), choreographer/dancer for Phebe Edwards ‘Get It Right’ (feat. Mark Asari), Rudeboy ‘Together’ (feat. Patoranking) and Donel ‘Bang Like A Drum’ (feat. Swarmz) music videos; Burberry Autumn/Winter show for London Fashion Week 2019, Virgin Media 2020 and Sky Arts 2020.
Associate credits include: Spring Awakening 2021 (The Factory Playhouse), The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilding, 2022 – English Touring Theatre (Associate Movement Director)
Tour credits include: OTI MABUSE – I Am Here Tour 2022 (Cast/Assistant Dance Captain).
Theatre credits include: Starred as ‘Chistery’ in Wicked UK (Apollo Victoria Theatre), other theatre credits include; The Brown Bomber (National Theatre and Sadler’s Wells) and ‘Arabian Prince’, ‘Russian Lead’ and ‘Lead Rat’ in The Nutcracker (Bloomsbury Theatre), Spring Awakening 2021- Associate Choreographer (The Factory Playhouse), OTI MABUSE- I Am Here Tour 2022 (Cast/Assistant Dance Captain), Royal Opera House, Royal Ballet Upper School, Clueless The Musical 2022 – (Workshop directed by Sarna Lapine) to name a few.