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Ansel Elgort

 
Birth Place:
New York
Bio:
Ansel Elgort attended LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts as a drama major, where he has starred as Sky Masterson in Guys and Dolls and Link Larson in Hairspray. Ansel also attended Stagedoor Manor for seven years. His roles included Joseph in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat and ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: New York

Bio:
Ansel Elgort attended LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts as a drama major, where he has starred as Sky Masterson in Guys and Dolls and Link Larson in Hairspray. Ansel also attended Stagedoor Manor for seven years. His roles included Joseph in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat and ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2012
Caleb Farley
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2006
Voice of Young Robert

Photos

Ansel Elgort and Violetta Komyshan Photo

Ansel Elgort and Violetta Komyshan

From: 
Date:
04/25/2022
Ansel Elgort  Photo

Ansel Elgort

From: 
Date:
04/25/2022
Mike Faist, David Alvarez, Ariana DeBose, Rachel Zegler and Ansel Elgort  Photo

Mike Faist, David Alvarez, Ariana DeBose, Rachel Zegler and Ansel Elgort

From: 
Date:
12/08/2021

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2012
Caleb Farley

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2006
Voice of Young Robert

Ansel Elgort Biography

Ansel Elgort attended LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts as a drama major, where he has starred as Sky Masterson in Guys and Dolls and Link Larson in Hairspray. Ansel also attended Stagedoor Manor for seven years. His roles included Joseph in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat and Collins in Rent. Ansel found his love for performing through dance. He was featured tap-dancing at the CFDA Awards, and as a child he performed both in The Nutcracker and Swan Lake at Lincoln Center with the New York City Ballet. As a singer, Ansel has worked with many composers including Jason Robert Brown, Glen Roven and Louis Andriessen.




Ansel Elgort News

Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of FUNNY GIRL Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of FUNNY GIRL
by Bruce Glikas - Apr 25, 2022

FUNNY GIRL opened last night, Sunday, April 24 at the August Wilson Theatre and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the star-studded red carpet arrivals. Check out the photos below!

VIDEO: Paul Tazewell Talks WEST SIDE STORY Costumes on TODAY Photo VIDEO: Paul Tazewell Talks WEST SIDE STORY Costumes on TODAY
by Michael Major - Mar 24, 2022

Paul Tazewell appeared on the TODAY Show this morning to discuss his Oscar-nominated costumes for West Side Story. Tazewell discussed the role that costumes played in the film, working with Steven Spielberg on staying true to the costumes from the original film, and more. Watch the new interview now!

Rachel Zegler Invited to Present at the Oscars Photo Rachel Zegler Invited to Present at the Oscars
by Michael Major - Mar 22, 2022

Rachel Zegler has been invited to present at the Oscars. The 20-year-old is currently in London filming Disney's upcoming live-action remake of Snow White. Efforts are currently being made to rearrange the film's production schedule will be rearranged so Zegler can attend the ceremony. West Side Story is nominated for seven awards.

Steven Spielberg States That He's Not Interested in Directing Another Musical Movie Photo Steven Spielberg States That He's Not Interested in Directing Another Musical Movie
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 20, 2022

Yesterday, the Producers Guild of America held their 33rd annual awards ceremony, honoring the most acclaimed film and television directors from 2021. The event took place at the Fairmount Century Plaza in Los Angeles, California.

Stephen Sondheim Tribute Series Announced at Museum of the Moving Image Photo Stephen Sondheim Tribute Series Announced at Museum of the Moving Image
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2022

 Museum of the Moving Image has announced See It Big: Sondheim, a ten-film series devoted to the celebrated composer, lyricist, author, artist, and all-around innovator Stephen Sondheim. When Sondheim died last November, he didn’t just leave behind an extraordinary corpus of work—he had exited a world that his art had forever changed.

Broadway Streaming Guide: March 2022 - Where to Watch WEST SIDE STORY & More New Rele Photo Broadway Streaming Guide: March 2022 - Where to Watch WEST SIDE STORY & More New Releases!
by Michael Major - Mar 5, 2022

What to streamThis March, Broadway fans will be treated with several new albums, concerts, and television shows to binge. From Steven Spielberg's acclaimed film adaption of West Side Story to new episodes of Central Park, check out what's coming to streaming services this month!

VÍDEO: Disfruta de 'América' de WEST SIDE STORY Photo VÍDEO: Disfruta de 'América' de WEST SIDE STORY
by Elena DĂ­az-Guerra - Mar 3, 2022

La pelĂ­cula musical dirigida por Steven Spielberg ya se puede ver en Disney+.

VIDEO: Watch Ariana DeBose Perform 'America' in New WEST SIDE STORY Music Video Photo VIDEO: Watch Ariana DeBose Perform 'America' in New WEST SIDE STORY Music Video
by Michael Major - Mar 2, 2022

Disney has released a new music video of Academy Award-nominee Ariana DeBose perform 'America' as Anita in Steven Spielberg's award-winning, critically-acclaimed 'West Side Story'. The film also stars Rachel Zegler, Ansel Elgort, Rita Moreno, David Alvarez, and more.

WEST SIDE STORY ya está disponible en Disney+ Photo WEST SIDE STORY ya está disponible en Disney+
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Mar 2, 2022

La pelĂ­cula musical dirigida por Steven Spielberg ya se puede ver en la plataforma digital.

Steven Spielberg Wanted to Cut 'I Feel Pretty' from WEST SIDE STORY Photo Steven Spielberg Wanted to Cut 'I Feel Pretty' from WEST SIDE STORY
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 24, 2022

This week, acclaimed filmmaker Steven Spielberg and Pulitzer Prize-winning screenwriter, Tony Kushner, were on hand at Manhattan's DGA Theatre for a special screening of their film remake of West Side Story.

Ansel Elgort Videos

VIDEO: Paul Tazewell Talks WEST SIDE STORY Costumes on TODAY VideoVIDEO: Paul Tazewell Talks WEST SIDE STORY Costumes on TODAY
by Michael Major - Mar 24, 2022

Paul Tazewell appeared on the TODAY Show this morning to discuss his Oscar-nominated costumes for West Side Story. Tazewell discussed the role that costumes played in the film, working with Steven Spielberg on staying true to the costumes from the original film, and more. Watch the new interview now!

VIDEO: Watch Ariana DeBose Perform 'America' in New WEST SIDE STORY Music Video VideoVIDEO: Watch Ariana DeBose Perform 'America' in New WEST SIDE STORY Music Video
by Michael Major - Mar 2, 2022

Disney has released a new music video of Academy Award-nominee Ariana DeBose perform 'America' as Anita in Steven Spielberg's award-winning, critically-acclaimed 'West Side Story'. The film also stars Rachel Zegler, Ansel Elgort, Rita Moreno, David Alvarez, and more.

VIDEO: Ariana DeBose Discusses WEST SIDE STORY Oscar Nomination on THE VIEW VideoVIDEO: Ariana DeBose Discusses WEST SIDE STORY Oscar Nomination on THE VIEW
by Michael Major - Feb 21, 2022

Ariana DeBose appeared on The View this morning to discuss her Oscar-nominated performance in West Side Story. DeBose also discusses the advice she received from Rita Moreno, hosting Saturday Night Live, and where she was when she found out she was nominated for an Oscar. Watch the new interview now!

VIDEO: WEST SIDE STORY Cast Sings 'America' in Scoring Session Featurette VideoVIDEO: WEST SIDE STORY Cast Sings 'America' in Scoring Session Featurette
by Michael Major - Feb 1, 2022

A new West Side Story featurette has revealed a look inside a scoring session for the film, featuring Ariana DeBose and the cast of the film singing 'America.' The the new video also features appearances from Rita Moreno, Steven Spielberg, Rachel Zegler, David Alvarez, and more. Watch the new featurette now!

VIDEO: Rachel Zegler & Andrew Garfield Interview Each Other for Variety's Actors on A VideoVIDEO: Rachel Zegler & Andrew Garfield Interview Each Other for Variety's Actors on Actors Series
by Michael Major - Jan 31, 2022

On the latest episode of Variety's Actors on Actors series, Rachel Zegler and Andrew Garfield sat down to discuss their performances in West Side Story and tick, tick...BOOM! The pair also discussed Garfield's appearace in the recent Spider-Man film, Zegler being cast as Snow White in Disney's upcoming remake, their beginnings in theatre, and more.

VIDEO: Watch a Costume Featurette From WEST SIDE STORY Featuring Paul Tazewell VideoVIDEO: Watch a Costume Featurette From WEST SIDE STORY Featuring Paul Tazewell
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 20, 2022

A Costume Featurette from Steven Spielberg’s “West Side Story” featuring 2022 Critics Choice Nominee and Tony Award® and Emmy Award® winning costume designer, Paul Tazewell, has been released.

VIDEO: Tony Kushner Talks WEST SIDE STORY, Working With Steven Spielberg, and More VideoVIDEO: Tony Kushner Talks WEST SIDE STORY, Working With Steven Spielberg, and More
by Stephi Wild - Jan 12, 2022

Tony Kushner recently chatted with Gold Derby editor Christopher Rosen about the film adaptation of West Side Story in an all new interview.

VIDEO: Steven Spielberg & Janusz Kamiński Discuss WEST SIDE STORY Cinematography VideoVIDEO: Steven Spielberg & Janusz Kamiński Discuss WEST SIDE STORY Cinematography
by Michael Major - Dec 28, 2021

Steven Spielberg and Janusz Kamiński go behind the scenes of West Side Story, discussing the film's award-winning cinematography. West Side Story recently won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Cinematography. The video features behind-the-scenes looks at 'America,' 'The Rumble,' 'Maria,' and 'Tonight.'

VIDEO: Ariana DeBose Talks Audra McDonald & WEST SIDE STORY on THE LATE LATE SHOW VideoVIDEO: Ariana DeBose Talks Audra McDonald & WEST SIDE STORY on THE LATE LATE SHOW
by Michael Major - Dec 20, 2021

Ariana DeBose appeared on the Late Late Show With James Corden to discuss her Golden Globe and Critics Choice Award-nominated performance in West Side Story. In the interview, DeBose discusses Audra McDonald stopping her in the airport after finding out about her award nominations. Watch the segment, also featuring RuPaul, now!

VIDEO: Steven Spielberg Talks Mike Faist as Riff In WEST SIDE STORY VideoVIDEO: Steven Spielberg Talks Mike Faist as Riff In WEST SIDE STORY
by Michael Major - Dec 13, 2021

Steven Spielberg spoke on casting Mike First as Riff in this new adaption of West Side Story in the new 'Steven on Mike' featurette. The film also stars Ansel Elgort, Rachel Zegler, David Alvarez, Ariana DeBose, Rita Moreno, Brian D'Arcy James, and more.