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Anthony Van Laast

 
Bio:
Anthony Van Laast trained at the London School of Contemporary Dance, later joining the Company as both performer and choreographer. Theatre: Includes Bombay Dreams (London and Broadway ‚Äď Tony award nomination); Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (worldwide - Laurence Olivier award ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Anthony Van Laast trained at the London School of Contemporary Dance, later joining the Company as both performer and choreographer. Theatre: Includes Bombay Dreams (London and Broadway ‚Äď Tony award nomination); Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (worldwide - Laurence Olivier award ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[West End, 2021]
Choreographer
 
[West End, 2021]
Choreographer
Choreography
 
[Broadway, 2019]
Choreography
 
[Regional (US), 2018]
Choreography & Staging
 
[Broadway, 2014]
Choreographer
 
[Las Vegas, 2014]
Choreographer
 
[US Tour, 2012]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2011]
Choreographer
 
[West End, 2009]
Choreographer
 
[West End, 2007]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2004]
Choreographer
Choreographer
 
[West End, 2002]
Choreographer
 
[US Tour, 2002]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2001]
Choreographer
 
[Toronto, 2000]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2000]
Choreographer
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1993]
Choreographer
Choreographer
 
[West End, 1991]
Choreographer
 
[West End, 1990]
Choreographer
 
[West End, 1989]
Choreographer
 
[West End, 1988]
Choreographer
 
[West End, 1982]
Choreographer

Photos

Choreographer  Anthony Van Laast and Daniel J. Watts  Photo

Choreographer Anthony Van Laast and Daniel J. Watts

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Date:
10/09/2021
Simone Mistry-Palmer, Tina Turner, Anthony Van Laast Photo

Simone Mistry-Palmer, Tina Turner, Anthony Van Laast

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Date:
02/23/2018
Jerry Zaks and Anthony Van Laast
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Jerry Zaks and Anthony Van Laast

From: 
Date:
04/21/2011
Anthony Van Laast
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Anthony Van Laast

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Date:
04/21/2011

 

Stage

Productions

[West End, 2021]
Choreographer

[West End, 2021]
Choreographer

Choreography

[Broadway, 2019]
Choreography

[Regional (US), 2018]
Choreography & Staging

[Broadway, 2014]
Choreographer

[Las Vegas, 2014]
Choreographer

[US Tour, 2012]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 2011]
Choreographer

[West End, 2009]
Choreographer

[West End, 2007]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 2004]
Choreographer

Choreographer

[West End, 2002]
Choreographer

[US Tour, 2002]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 2001]
Choreographer

[Toronto, 2000]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 2000]
Choreographer

Choreographer

[Broadway, 1993]
Choreographer

Choreographer

[West End, 1991]
Choreographer

[West End, 1990]
Choreographer

[West End, 1989]
Choreographer

[West End, 1988]
Choreographer

[West End, 1982]
Choreographer

Anthony Van Laast Biography

Anthony Van Laast trained at the London School of Contemporary Dance, later joining the Company as both performer and choreographer.

Theatre: Includes Bombay Dreams (London and Broadway ‚Äď Tony award nomination); Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (worldwide - Laurence Olivier award nomination, Dramalogue award); Jesus Christ Superstar (UK and Broadway); Song & Dance (worldwide - Green Room award, Australia); He has made shows for many people including, Kate Bush, Sarah Brightman and Barry Humphries(Dame Edna) and in Las Vegas Michael Crawford and Siegfried and Roy.

Anthony has recently choreographed the new production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat for London’s West End and the films of MAMMA MIA! Currently choreographing Sister Act opening at the Palladium in June 09.

In 1999 Anthony Van Laast was awarded the MBE for Services to Dance and Choreography.

Anthony Van Laast Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2020 - Outstanding Choreographer Gold Star
Anthony Van Laast, Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
 
Tony Awards - 2020 - Best Choreography
Anthony Van Laast, Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Choreography in a Musical, HAYES Production
Anthony Van LaastSide Show
 
Olivier Awards - 2010 - Best Theatre Choreographer
Anthony Van Laast, Sister Act
 
Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Choreography
Anthony Van Laast, Bombay Dreams
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Choreography Gold Star
Anthony van Laast, Bombay Dreams
 
Olivier Awards - 1994 - Best Theatre Choreographer
Anthony van LaastThe Beggar's Opera
 
Olivier Awards - 1992 - Best Theatre Choreographer
Anthony van Laast, Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
 
Olivier Awards - 1992 - Best Theatre Choreographer
Anthony van Laast, Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Anthony Van Laast News

Elesha Paul Moses and Caleb Roberts Join TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL in London Photo Elesha Paul Moses and Caleb Roberts Join TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL in London
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2022

The hit production TINA ‚Äď THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL today announces new casting for the critically acclaimed production which continues at the Aldwych Theatre as rehearsals begin for the new Company. From 29 June 2022 Aisha Jawando and new cast member Elesha Paul Moses will share the role of Tina, with Caleb Roberts joining to play Ike.

Repasamos los musicales nominados a Mejor Musical en los PTM 2022 Photo Repasamos los musicales nominados a Mejor Musical en los PTM 2022
by Elena Díaz-Guerra - May 11, 2022

Descubre más sobre los musicales nominados a Mejor Musical en la edición PTM XIV de los Premios del Teatro Musical.

Frame Rush, The Annual Screendance Event, Returns To The Big Screen at the Place in M Photo Frame Rush, The Annual Screendance Event, Returns To The Big Screen at the Place in May
by Stephi Wild - Apr 28, 2022

Frame Rush, an annual screendance event curated by the current cohort of the world's only MA Screendance at London Contemporary Dance School, returns to the big screen at The Place, London on 20 May.

Nicole Vanessa Ortiz, Akron Watson, Jennifer Allen, and More Will Lead SISTER ACT at  Photo Nicole Vanessa Ortiz, Akron Watson, Jennifer Allen, and More Will Lead SISTER ACT at Paper Mill Playhouse; Full Cast Announced!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2022

The cast will feature Nicole Vanessa Ortiz (Paper Mill Debut, Smokey Joe's Cafe Off-Broadway) as Deloris Van Cartier, Akron Watson (Paper Mill Debut, The Color Purple on Broadway) as Curtis, Jennifer Allen (Carnival at Paper Mill, The Bridges of Madison County on Broadway) as Mother Superior, and more!

Photos: The West End's MAMMA MIA! Celebrates 23rd Birthday Photo Photos: The West End's MAMMA MIA! Celebrates 23rd Birthday
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 8, 2022

Producer Judy Craymer is delighted to announce, on the day that the global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! celebrates its 23rd birthday in London, the extension of its booking period to Sunday 5 March 2023 at London’s Novello Theatre, with tickets now on sale.

MAMMA MIA! Announces Booking Extension On Its London Birthday Photo MAMMA MIA! Announces Booking Extension On Its London Birthday
by Stephi Wild - Apr 6, 2022

On the day that the global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! celebrates its 23rd birthday in London, the extension of its booking period to Sunday 5 March 2023 at London's Novello Theatre, with tickets now on sale.

Katie Webber Will Take Over the Role of 'Rhonda' in TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Photo Katie Webber Will Take Over the Role of 'Rhonda' in TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL
by Stephi Wild - Apr 4, 2022

Katie Webber will step into the role of 'Rhonda'¬†in Broadway's TINA ‚Äď THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL beginning Tuesday, April 12 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street).

BWW Feature: DISNEY'S ALADDIN EN COME FROM AWAY GROOTSTE KANSHEBBERS MUSICAL AWARDS 2 Photo BWW Feature: DISNEY'S ALADDIN EN COME FROM AWAY GROOTSTE KANSHEBBERS MUSICAL AWARDS 2022!
by Chantal Kunst - Mar 25, 2022

De Stichting Musical Awards is verheugd vandaag mede te delen dat de genomineerden voor de Musical Awards 2022 bekend zijn. De afgelopen maanden bezocht de vakjury, bestaande uit Jon van Eerd, Hilde Scholten, Arno Gelder, Dianne Zuidema, Joy Kreiken, Maurice Luttikhuis, Michiel de Regt, Henri√ętte Tol en Rennie Rijpma alle producties. Na vakkundig beraad hebben zij hun nominaties bekend gemaakt. Disney's Aladdin en Come From Away zijn beiden met 12 nominaties het meest vertegenwoordigd direct gevolgd door Rocky Horror Show met 11 nominaties. Ook dit jaar kan het publiek bepalen welke musical van het afgelopen seizoen, volgens hen, de beste is via de Leukstetickets.nl Publieksprijs voor Beste Musical. Publiek kan sinds begin maart hun stem uitbrengen op leukstetickets.nl. De prijsuitreiking vindt plaats op 28 april 2022 in RTM Stage, de grote theaterzaal van Rotterdam Ahoy en wordt om 20.35 uur live uitgezonden door AVROTROS op NPO1. Het gala wordt gepresenteerd door Frits Sissing. Kaarten voor het gala zijn vanaf aanstaande maandag te koop via eventim.nl

Photos: See Nkeki Obi-Melekwe & More in New Images From TINA ‚Ä" THE TINA TURNER MUSI Photo Photos: See Nkeki Obi-Melekwe & More in New Images From TINA ‚Ä" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 7, 2022

TINA ‚Äď THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL, starring¬†Nkeki Obi-Melekwe, is currently on Broadway at the¬†Lunt-Fontanne Theater¬†(205 W 46th Street).

VIDEO: MAMMA MIA! Celebrates 9000 Performances in London Photo VIDEO: MAMMA MIA! Celebrates 9000 Performances in London
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 3, 2022

Today marks the 9000th performance in London's West End of MAMMA MIA! To celebrate the occasion, an all new video has been released.

Anthony Van Laast Videos

VIDEO: MAMMA MIA! Celebrates 9000 Performances in London VideoVIDEO: MAMMA MIA! Celebrates 9000 Performances in London
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 3, 2022

Today marks the 9000th performance in London's West End of MAMMA MIA! To celebrate the occasion, an all new video has been released.

VIDEO: Nkeki Obi-Melekwe & TINA Cast Perform on the WENDY SHOW VideoVIDEO: Nkeki Obi-Melekwe & TINA Cast Perform on the WENDY SHOW
by Michael Major - Dec 9, 2021

Nkeki Obi-Melekwe and the cast of Tina: the Tina Turner Musical took to the stage on the Wendy Show this morning to perform 'Proud Mary'. Obi-Melekwe was later joined by guest-hosts Leah Remini and Michele Visage for an interview after the performance.

VIDEO: Nkeki Obi-Melekwe Performs TINA Medley on GOOD MORNING AMERICA VideoVIDEO: Nkeki Obi-Melekwe Performs TINA Medley on GOOD MORNING AMERICA
by Michael Major - Oct 22, 2021

Watch Nkeki Obi-Melekwe make her national television debut as Tina Turner with the cast of TINA: The Musical, performing a medley of 'Nutbush City Limits' and 'Proud Mary' this morning on Good Morning America.

VIDEO: Adrienne Warren, Katori Hall, and More Talk Bringing TINA to Life on Broadway VideoVIDEO: Adrienne Warren, Katori Hall, and More Talk Bringing TINA to Life on Broadway
by Stephi Wild - Oct 4, 2021

PBS NewsHour correspondent Karla Murthy recently sat down with the show's writer and members of the cast, including Tony-award winner Adrienne Warren, to talk about the show and Tina Turner's journey to become one of the most celebrated recording artists in history.

VIDEO: Go Inside MAMMA MIA!'s Re-Opening Night at The Novello Theatre! VideoVIDEO: Go Inside MAMMA MIA!'s Re-Opening Night at The Novello Theatre!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 27, 2021

MAMMA MIA! is back on stage! The production began performances on 25 August 2021 at London's Novello Theatre. MAMMA MIA!, now in its 23rd year, is currently booking until 2 April 2022. 

VIDEO: The Cast of TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Performs 'Proud Mary' on GMA VideoVIDEO: The Cast of TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Performs 'Proud Mary' on GMA
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 6, 2019

Ahead of Tina - The Tina Turner Musical's official opening on Broadway November 7, the cast of the musical stopped by Good Morning America to give audiences a sneak peak!

VIDEO: Tina Turner Shouts Out TINA THE MUSICAL Ahead of Tonight's First Preview VideoVIDEO: Tina Turner Shouts Out TINA THE MUSICAL Ahead of Tonight's First Preview
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 12, 2019

Tina - The Tina Turner Musical officially begins previews tonight on Broadway. Tina herself is giving the show a shoutout in an all new video.

VIDEO: TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Performs 'River Deep, Mountain High' at the Oli VideoVIDEO: TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Performs 'River Deep, Mountain High' at the Olivier Awards
by Stage Tube - Apr 12, 2019

It was just announced that Tina - The Tina Turner Musical is headed for Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre this fall!

VIDEO: Tina Turner Talks TINA The Musical VideoVIDEO: Tina Turner Talks TINA The Musical
by Alan Henry - Feb 25, 2019

Last month over 200,000 new tickets were released for sale for TINA - THE Tina TURNER MUSICAL, the show based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner, with bookings now being taken at the Aldwych Theatre to Saturday 21 December 2019.

VIDEO: Adrienne Warren Premieres 'River Deep ‚Ä" Mountain High' from TINA - THE TINA  VideoVIDEO: Adrienne Warren Premieres 'River Deep ‚Ä" Mountain High' from TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL
by Stage Tube - Feb 5, 2019

The first single from the upcoming TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL cast album is released today, to download and stream featuring Adrienne Warren performing the iconic song 'River Deep - Mountain High.' Warren, who has played the role in the hit West End production since its world premiere, is featured on an accompanying music video of the single also released today. Watch the music video below!


Anthony Van Laast Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Anthony Van Laast been nominated for?
Outstanding Choreographer (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical , Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical , Outstanding Choreography in a Musical, HAYES Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Side Show , Best Theatre Choreographer (Olivier Awards) for Sister Act , Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Bombay Dreams , Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Bombay Dreams , Best Theatre Choreographer (Olivier Awards) for The Beggar's Opera Best Theatre Choreographer (Olivier Awards) for Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Best Theatre Choreographer (Olivier Awards) for Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat .

What awards has Anthony Van Laast won?
Outstanding Choreographer (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Tina: The Tina Turner Musicaland Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Bombay Dreams.