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Louis van Amstel

Biography

Three-time Globe Dance Champ and Emmy-nominated choreographer who’s most widely known for his 9 stunning turns about the smash hit Television show Dancing using the Celebrities. He is growing his very popular dance fitness routine, “LaBlast”, which is usually spreading quickly and obtainable domestically and internationally. He started dance at 10 and joined contests at 15. He halted attending college at 16 to go after dancing full-time. He’s a Dutch Latin Champ, U.S. Country wide Champ, and three-time Globe Dance Champ. He was created in Amsterdam and can be an passionate supporter from the LGBT community. His grandparents had been competitive ballroom dancers. He was combined with Kendra Wilkinson through the 12th time of year of Dancing using the Celebrities.

Quick Facts


Date Of Birth June 23, 1972
Place Of Birth Amsterdam, Netherlands
Height 1.7 m
Profession Dancer
Nationality American, Dutch
Spouse Josh Lancaster, Josh Lancaster
Nominations Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Choreography
Movies Lisa Rinna: Dance Body Beautiful: Ballroom Body Blast, Lisa Rinna: Dance Body Beautiful: Hip Hop Ballroom
TV Shows Drop Dead Diva, Dancing with the Stars
Star Sign Cancer

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#Fact
1Louis lives in New York City where he works as a professional dancer and CEO of his company VanDance, LLC. [2005]
2Lives in Salt Lake City, and teaches in New York, New Jersey, California, Arizona and Utah. He's the CEO of his company VanDance, LLC. [June 2006]
3Featured choreographer and dance partner competitor on the hugely successful "Dancing With The Stars" television series. [January 2008]
4Came in third place on "Dancing With the Stars" season 9, with Kelly Osbourne.
5Achievements:
6Professional World Latin Finalist ('96)
7World Professional Showdance Champion ('96)
8Grand Slam Latin Champion ('95)
9World Amateur Latin Champion ('94, '95)
10European Amateur Latin Champion ('95)
117 Time Dutch National Amateur Champion
12United States Professional Latin American champion (2000)
13May 2004 marked the debut of the "Best of the Best" showdance series, starring Van Amstel and Fryer. This show featured at the Starlight Dance Studio's in Nutley, New Jersey. Dancer Nina Marks and Ruud Vermeij suggested that Van Amstel and Fryer would re-establish their partnership on the dance floor. Van Amstel and Fryer accept a limited number of engagements to perform their show. They have accepted an invitation to the 'Superstars' in Japan (2005).


Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Agent Carter2016TV Series choreographer - 1 episode
So You Think You Can Dance2009TV Series choreographer - 9 episodes
Dancing with the Stars2009TV Series choreographer - 2 episodes
The Suite Life of Zack and Cody2006TV Series choreographer - 1 episode

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Suite Life of Zack and Cody2006TV SeriesAlexander The Great

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kendra on Top2012TV Series special thanks - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dancing with the Stars2005-2015TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Partner: Kelly Osbourne / Himself - Partner: Sabrina Bryan / ...
The Chew2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Home & Family2012-2015TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Extra2015TV SeriesHimself
Entertainment Tonight2006-2015TV SeriesHimself
Good Morning America2005-2015TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
So You Think You Can Dance2009-2014TV SeriesHimself - Choreographer
LaBlast by Louis van Amstel: 3 DVD Program2014VideoHimself - Host
Marie2013TV Series documentary
Lorraine2012TV SeriesHimself
Big Morning Buzz Live2012TV SeriesHimself
Kendra on Top2012TV SeriesHimself - Kendra's Former Dance Partner
Dancing with the Stars Pre-Party2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
E! Special: Kelly Osbourne2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
Kendra2011TV SeriesHimself - Dancer-Choreographer, 'Dancing with the Stars'
The Talk2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Drop Dead Diva2011TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Reality Obsessed2011TV SeriesHimself
Disney Parks Christmas Parade Special2010TV MovieHimself
Bachelor Pad2010TV SeriesHimself - Dancing With The Stars
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2006-2009TV SeriesHimself
The Bonnie Hunt Show2009TV SeriesHimself
Chelsea Lately2009TV SeriesHimself
Access Hollywood2008TV SeriesHimself
The Insider2008TV SeriesHimself
Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade2007TV Special documentaryHimself
All My Children2007TV SeriesHimself
Disney 3652006TV Series documentary
SoapTalk2006TV SeriesHimself
Ballroom Dancing: The International Championships2001Video documentaryDancer

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Extra2017TV SeriesHimself
The Insider2017TV SeriesHimself
Inside Edition2015TV Series documentaryHimself
Larry King Live2007TV SeriesHimself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding ChoreographyDancing with the Stars (2005)


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