Anthony Van Laast CBE trained at London Contemporary Dance School, later joining the internationally acclaimed London Contemporary Dance Theatre. He has gone on to become one of the world's leading commercial choreographers. Some of the productions he has worked on include: Andrew Lloyd Webber's Song and Dance; Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat; Jesus Christ Superstar; Whistle Down the Wind and Bombay Dreams; Stephen Sondheim's Into the Woods and A Little Night Music; Leonard Bernstein's Candide; the Broadway and West End productions of Sister Act and both the film and the theatre productions of Abba's Mamma Mia! In 1999 he was awarded the MBE for services to Dance.