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Anthony Van Laast Biography

 
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 – 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 – Tony award nomination); Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (worldwide - Laurence Olivier award ... (read complete 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 – 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

(winners are in red)

 
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