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Tamur Tohver

Director / Actor / Academic/ Dramaturg / Producer / Translator
TAMUR TOHVER

Performances:

Fulbright Research Scholarship 2021-2022, US Congress

Archimedes Foundation Research Scholarship 2019-2024, EST

Nomination of Excellence, Prix Europa 1997, 1999, 2019, GER

Annual Award Estonian Radio 1997, 2002, 2003, EST

Acting

  1. Indrek Karrus- The Revenge Bureau (BEC), TV series, episodes 293-294, 2021
  2. Man- main, J. Kruusvall “The Moonlight Bridge”, Polygon Theatre 2019
  3. Goldfish- J. Tätte /W.Shakespeare “The Stop on the Crossroads”, Polygon Theatre 2018
  4. Clerk, main, monologue- N. Gogol/ K. Shahmardan “The Blog of a Madman”, Theatre of White and Black (FIN) with Polygon Theatre 2016 Toured in Turkey
  5. Harold, main- K. Vonnegut “Happy Birthday, Wanda June”, Polygon Theatre 2015
  6. Jekku, one of leading- L. Klemola “Jessika’s Puppy”, Polygon Theatre 2013
  7. Konrad Trapp, Raavel Hess, Jõmm etc– The Revenge Bureau (BEC), Secrets, Sledge Dogs, Last cop, Papas-Mamas- TV series, several producers 2011-2021
  8. Chamberlain- T. Kall/H. Volmer, fiction “All my Lenins”, Faama Film/Lenfilm 1995
  9. Uncle Peter, one of leading- Annus, Aule, Tohver “La Dolce Vita”, TV and radio sketch show, EPB 1995-1998
  10. Sales Agent, main- M. Betsuyaku “The Autumn of Count Dracula”, Von Krahl Theatre 1994
  11. The Narrator- B. Holmberg / E. Johansson “The Ghetto of Venice”, radio drama, EPB 1994
  12. Various characters in Andla, Saatpalu, Tohver “Tynamo”, TV sketch show, EPB 1991-1992
  13. Jurjai, main- Vallnerova “Hot Wires”, radio drama, EPB 1988
  14. The Narrator- F. Molnar “The Paul Street Boys”, TV drama, Estonian Public Broadcasting (EPB)1987
  15. Joe Ferrone, main- B. Kaufamann/T.Williams “Up the Down Staircase”, TV drama, Estonian Public Broadcasting 1987
  16. David Kaloshjan main- E. Akopov “New Boy”, TV drama, Estonian Public Broadcasting 1983

Directing

  • Lass/Tohver “Blue Coach as Alice in Wonderland”, Infinifity Ensemble, “Sõprus” Cinema, 25.3.2023
  • Tamur Tohver “Defence Force”, EBC Radiotheatre, 12.4.2023
  • Anton Chekhov “Cherry Orchard” Performance Centre, Staffordshire University, UK 9.2.2023
  • Mika Myllyaho “Garage”, EBC Radiotheatre 30.10.2021    Grand Prix for Best Audio Play 2020-2021 by The North Estonian Blind Association (NEBA)
  • Karl Koppelmaa “Singing Green”, Polygon Theatre in Open Space Performing Art Centre, Narva 24.09.2020
  • “Estonia 101” Polygoni Theatre School Pluss in Open Space Performing Art Centre, Tallinn 25.05.2019
  • Jaan Kruusvall “Moonlight Bridge”, Polygon Theatre on Independent Dance Stage 14.05.2019
  • Several authors’ “Nine Songs”, EBC Radiotheatre, using famous song lyrics 14.03.2019
  • Mika Myllyaho “Garage”, Polygon Theatre with Old Baskin’s Theatre, Salme Culture Centre, Tallinn 08.03.2019
  • Priit Põldma “Black Swan”, EBC Radiotheatre 23.02.2019     Nominated at Prix Europa 2020, GER
  • Katrin Maimik “Honey for my Ears”, Polygon Theatre School in Polygon Black Box 20.05.2018
  • William Shakespeare, Jaan Tätte “Stop at the Crossroads”, Polygon Theatre in Tallinn Culture Hub 08.05.2018
  • Tuglas / Tohver “Fearwalkers”, Bharat Nivas, Auroville, Tamil Nadu (India) / Polygon Theatre with Auroville Theatre Group 25.01.2018, IND
  • Vallik / Jaaks / Tohver “All Normal People”, Polygon Theatre and Polygon Theatre School in Open Space Performing Art Centre 15.11.2017
  • Marius Mayenburg “Perplex”, Polygon Theatre in Polygon Noblessner Theatre Port 27.04.2017
  • Lutz Hybner “Creeps”, Polygon Theatre School Pluss in Polygon Noblessner Theatre Port 17.05.2017
  • Eugéne Ionesco The Bald Soprano, Polygon Theatre School Pluss in Polygon Noblessner Theatre Port 11.05.2017
  • Jaan Tätte “The Bridge”, Polygoni Theatre School in Polygon Noblessner Theatre Port 18.03.2016
  • Andri Ervald “Only White World”, Polygon Theatre in Polygon Noblessner Theatre Port 04.12.2015
  • Kurt Vonnegut “Happy Birthday, Wanda June!”, Polygon Theatre 27.11.2015
  • Jaan Tätte “Happy Everyday!”, Polygon Theatre in Old-Antsla Theatre Granary  31.07.2015  Toured in San Francisco, US 2016
  • Grand Opening Ceremony of XXXIV Tallinn Old Town’s Festival Erki Aule/ Tamur Tohver “The Master’s Game”, Polygon Theatre and Theatre School 30.05.2015
  • Paul-Erik Rummo “The Cindrella Game”, Polygon Theatre School in Writers’ House 15.05.2015
  • Jim Ashilevi “The Feeling of Being Alive”, EBC Radiotheatre 09.05.2015
  • Juhan Viiding/ Tõnis Rätsep “Beings”, Polygon Theatre School 07.05.2015   Grand Prix at Viljandi Students Theatre Festival, EST 2016
  • Andres Noormets “Snow Rabbits”, Polygon Theatre in Polygon Amphitheatre 2014
  • Martin Algus “Sulfur Magnolias”, Polygon Theatre in Polygon Amphitheatre 2014. Toured in Brussels, BE and High Fest in Jerevan, AM 2015
  • Jaan Tätte “Insane”, Polygon Theatre School at Villike Theatre Cottage 2014
  • Roland Schimmelpfennig “Arabic Night” Polygon Theatre in Polygon Amphitheatre 2014
  • Valton / Tohver / Tubin “Love of Mustamäe”, Polygon Theatre in Polygon Amphitheatre 2013
  • Piret Jaaks “To See Pink Elephant”, Polygon Theatre in Polygon Amphitheatre 2013
  • B. Schaeffer / S. Beckett / M. Tubin / T. Tohver “Qvartett! What? Where?”, Polygon Theatre School 2012
  • Slawomir Mroźek / Jon Fosse / Tamur Tohver “House”, Polygon Theatre in Laitse Granite Villa 2011
  • Madis Kõiv “The Rogue Night Show”, Polygon Theatre School at Kiisatamme Culture Farm 2011
  • Minoru Betsuyaku “The Fall of Count Dracula”, Polygon Theatre in Contemporary Art Museum 2011
  • Urmas Lennuk “Boob knows”, Polygon Theatre in Laitse Granite Villa 2011
  • Jim Ashilevi “As Boys Under the Rain”, Polygon Theatre School in Polygon 2010
  • Tamur Tohver “Leavings / Paccтавания”, Polygon Theatre in Kanuti Guild Hall 2010
  • Siim Nurklik “Am I alive now?”, Polygon Theatre School in Solaris Underground Parking Hall 2010
  • Ivan Vyrypaev “Future is Passed”, Polygon Theatre in Tallinn Ice Hall 2009
  • Ivan Vyrypaev “Oxygen”, Polygon Theatre in Tallinn Culture Hub 2009 Toured at Baltic Circle Theatre Festival 2010, FIN
  • Jaan Kruusvall “The Bridge”, ER Radiotheatre 2008
  • Kristjan Smeds “Frozen Images”, Polygon Theatre Kultuurikatlas 2008. Nomination for the Best Actress at Estonian Theatre Awards 2008
  • Rünno Saaremäe “Midsummer Fire”, ER Radiotheatre 2005
  • Kurt Vonnegut “Happy birthday, Wanda June”, T-Theatre 2005
  • Raivo Kütt “Papa”, ER Radiotheatre 2005
  • Andrus Kivirähk “Holy Grail”, Latvian Public Broadcasting 2004
  • Aino Kallas / Tamur Tohver / Jüri Reinvere “Facing Shore”, radio opera, ER Radiotheatre with YLE Radiotheatre 2004
  • Madis Kõiv “The Another Story”, Estonian Radio 2004
  • Tadeusz Rozewitcz “Kartoteek”, T-Theatre 2003
  • “Loneliness from the First Sight”, audio feature, Estonian Radio 2002
  • August Gailit / Tamur Tohver “Ekke Moor” (10 episodes radio drama), Estonian Radio 2002, Estonian Radio Award 2002
  • Tamur Tohver “Domini Cane”, Estonian Radio 2001
  • Gaston Bachelard / Mati Unt / Tamur Tohver “Windows’ Night”, Estonian Radio 2001
  • Andreas Ammer / F. M. Einheit “Aircraft Crash”, Estonian Radio 2001
  • Friedrich Karl Waechter “Prince Hamlet”, The Estonian Youth and  Puppet Theatre 2000
  • H. Hamburg “Grassfire Makers”, Estonian Radio 2000
  • Dieter Lesage “After the Orgy”, Estonian Radio 1999
  • Ervin Õunapuu / Tamur Tohver “Dinner at Emmaus”, Estonian Radio 1999.    Nominated at Prix Europa 1999, GER
  •  Jüri Tuulik “Stairs to Heaven”, Estonian Radio 1998
  • Alfred Bradley “Wizard Oz”, Estonian Drama Theatre 1998
  • Madis Kõiv “Pike”, YLE (Finnish Public Broadcasting), 1998, FIN
  • Markku Envall “Mr Clay Story”, Estonian Radio 1997
  • “Biker Mice and Sky Dancers”, Taska Production, 15.3.1997, Tallinn City Hall
  • Madis Kõiv “Pike”, Estonian Radio 1996    Nominated at Prix Europa 1997 GER, Estonian Radio Award 1997
  • Friedrich Karl Waechter “The School of Clowns”, The Estonian Youth and Puppet Theatre 1996
  • Carsten Rudolf “Hunger and Sex”, Estonian Radio 1996
  • Tove Granquist “Queen of Revenge”, Estonian Radio 1996
  • Paul-Eerik Rummo “Global Guild: The Collector of Lies”, Estonian Radio 1996
  • Elo Sjogren “Hunting Scenes”, Estonian Radio 1995
  • Harri Huhtamäki “Southern Black Consolation”, Estonian Radio 1995
  • Tamur Tohver “Unplugged”, Estonian Radio 1995
  • Uku Masing “Regret Your Will” Estonian Radio 1995
  • Mart Ummelas “Day Starts in Puusikk Family”, Estonian Radio 1995
  • Andrus Kivirähk “Great Battle Under Petulia”, Estonian Radio 1995
  • Ave Alavainu “Train on Roof”, Endla Theatre 1995
  • Heljo Mänd “Smart Donkey”, Endla Theatre 1994
  • Jüri Üdi, Jaan Kaplinski, Tamur Tohver “Everybody knows why the deli is needed” (from poetry), Estonian Radio 1994
  • Oskar Luts “Kalev’s Return”, Estonian Radio 1994
  • Zuzana Janska “When the weather gets nice, we go out”, Estonian Radio 1994
  • Shiley Gee “Never in My Lifetime”, Estonian Radio 1994
  • Ole Lund Kirkegaard “Inside the Corner House”, Theatre G-Garage 1993
  • Lydia Koidula “Cousin from Saaremaa”, Estonian Radio 1993
  • Patrick Besson “Taxi”, Estonian Radio 1993
  • Joakim Groth “Stop on the Path to Buddha”, Estonian Radio 1993
  • Peter Bero “Locomotive Amalka”, Estonian Radio 1992
  • Martin Walser “Side hitch”, Estonian Radio 1992
  • Helga Nõu / Pille-Riin Purje, “Escapers”, Estonian Radio (EPB) 1991

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

PLAYS, ADAPTIONS

  • Defence Force, a radio play, 2022
  • Singing Green, an adaption from the original play of K. Koppelmaa 2020
  • All Normal People, a play 2016, with A. Vallik and P. Jaaks
  • Only White World, an adaption from the original play of A. Erwald 2015
  • The Feeling of Being Alive, a radio drama 2015
  • Leavings / Расставния a play 2010
  • Another Story, a radio drama 2003
  • Facing Shore, a radio opera 2002
  • Loneliness from the First Sight, audio feature 2002
  • Domini cane, a radio play 2001
  • Ekke Moor, a radio serial 2001
  • Dinner at Emmaus, with Ervin Õunapuu, a radio play 1999
  • Unplugged, a radio drama 1995

TRANSLATIONS

FIN

J. Kylätasku Oven (Uuni) from Finnish, radio play

L. Klemola Jessika’s Puppy (Jessikan penttu), play

K. Smeds Frozen Images (Jääkuvia), play

M. Myllyaho Garage (Korjaamo), play

ENG

S.Gee Never In My Lifetime, radio play

RUS

Oxygen (Кислород), play

Valentine’s Day (День Валентина), play

 

Contact:

tohver@tohverstudio.org