ANTHONY VAN LAAST MBE
FD Show Ambassador
FILM INCLUDES: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again!; Disney’s Beauty and the Beast; Holmes & Watson; Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince; The Sex Pistols’ Great Rock and Roll Swindle; Never Say Never Again; Excalibur; Hope and Glory; Jesus Christ Superstar (Emmy award) & Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat.
THEATRE INCLUDES: Tina - The Tina Turner Musical; Mamma Mia! (Worldwide - Dora Mavor Moore award);Side Show (La Jolla, Kennedy Centre, Washington and Broadway); Sister Act (Worldwide -Astaire Nomination NY, Olivier Award nomination and Das Musical Award Germany); Bombay Dreams (London and Broadway –Tony award nomination); Whistle Down the Wind; Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (worldwide - Olivier award nomination, Dramalogue award, Das Musical Award); Jesus Christ Superstar (UK and Broadway); Song & Dance (worldwide - Green Room award, Australia); Candide ,Old Vic –(Olivier award for Best Musical), A Little Night Music; Hair (Laurence Olivier award nomination); Into the Woods, My Fair Lady (USA tour); The Boy From Oz (Australia).
Operetta: The Mikado and The Merry Widow (English National Opera).
Several Royal Variety Performances; Absolutely Fabulous; The Two Ronnies; Bluebell; the award-winning Hot Shoe Show.
In 1999 Anthony Van Laast was awarded the MBE by The Queen for Services to Dance and Choreography.