Provided the tap dancing taps at the end of When Somebody Thinks You're Wonderful.
Tobias studied jazz dance, singing, ballet, and principally American rhythm tap in New York with the masters, including Honi Coles, Buster Brown, Brenda Buffalino and Harold Nicholas of the legendary Nicholas Brothers. He went on to perform with Harold Nicholas and Chazz Young, then returned to his native Holland to spend two years as guest dancer and choreographer with Djazzex.
Upon transferring to London, Tobias co-founded Zoots and Spangles, toured with Humphrey Littleton and guested with Will Gaines, The Jiving Lindy Hoppers and Bullies Ballerinas. Television appearances include 01 for London, Wideawake Club, Sunday Sunday, Jools Holland's Big Band, Dancing in the Streets, Pebble Mill and The Chart Show, as well as numerous European programmes.
As soloist and choreographer he has worked throughout the UK, appearing with Dance Umbrella, at Sadlers Wells, the Theatre Royal Drury Lane and the Royal Festival Hall. He has created and toured his own shows Tobias on Swing Street, The Jazz Hotel, Tapping the Blues Away and most recently, Out of the Blues, an all-new show which received rave reviews after its premiere at the Queen Elizabeth Hall.
As a teacher Tobias is well-known and has worked widely, from the Rotterdam Dance Academy and Theatre School in Amsterdam, through various European capitals and at Juba! in the United States with the Chicago Human Rhythm Project. He holds regular classes in London and has taught and performed at the UK Tap Festival, where he has been twice invited back by popular demand.