Creatives | Mitch Sebastian

Mitch Sebastian


Creative Director, Mitch Sebastian has over 30 years of experience in the entertainment industry, his careers pans the world of Broadway Theatre, television, stadium ceremonies and immersive art exhibitions.

He started his career as a performer in West End Musicals CABARET (Novello Theatre) STARLIGHTEXPRESS (Apollo Victoria Theatre) CATS (New London Theatre) CHILDREN OF EDEN (Prince Edward Theatre) LES MISERABLES (Palace Theatre) He appeared in the Broadway production of THE WHO’STOMMY and the European premieres of Stephen Sondheim’s FOLLIES and PACIFIC OVERTURES.

Mitch went on to choreograph the West End productions of ROMANCE/ROMANCE (Gielgud Theatre) PLAYHOUSE CREATRES (Old Vic Theatre) LA CAVA (Victoria Palace and Piccadilly Theatre)

In 2003 he directed and choreographed the OLIVIER AWARD CEREMONY.

Mitch Sebastian is responsible for creating the West End hit show RATPACK LIVE FROM LAS VEGAS. (Olivier Award nom. WhatsOnstage Award nom) which originally ran for four years. (Haymarket Theatre Royal, Novello Theatre, Savoy Theatre) and was revived in 2009 (Adelphi Theatre) 2018 (Haymarket Theatre Royal) He also directed the film of the stage show for PBS Television.

In 2007, Mitch launched Britain’s new Open-air Theatre at Kilworth House and remained in residence until 2015 directing and choreographing nine landmark productions of musicals.

In London he collaborated with composer, Stephen Schwartz on a new version of PIPPIN (Menier Chocolate Factory) and is credited for his contribution to the subsequent Broadway revival. In the USA he collaborated with Paula Abdul on a new entertainment CHEER! and with Hiroaki Omote in Japan to generate SAVIOUR IV a multimedia series.

In the USA Mitch directed and choreographed the regional premier of MATILDA in Chicago (Drury Lane Theatre) and choreographed MAMMA MIA (Ordway Theatre) Minneapolis St Paul (Broadway World Award nom. Best Choreographer)

Mictch Sebastian is also widely known for his work as a choreographer creating pop videos and staging TV appearances for many artists over the years. Most notably, The Spice Girls, Destiny’s Child and Bjork.

Longtime collaborator with Alexander McQueen they created many iconic runway shows.

Creative Director for Elton John of the famous WIG PARTY raising funds for his Aids Foundation.

Over the past decade Mitch Sebastian has conceived the following original shows:

THE OPERA SHOW (World Tour) ONE (Tel Aviv) WOW (Eilat, Las Vegas) EVOLUTION (Shenzhen, Guangzhou) VICTOR (Wanda Group Beijing) POR SIEMPRE NAVIDADE (Bogota) PETER PAN (Bogota) and directed both the LARNACA ARTS FESTIVAL (Cyprus) and BAALBEK FESTIVAL (Lebanon)

Recently he was commissioned by the Frida Kahlo estate to create the World Premiere of an immersive exhibition of her work. VIVA FRIDA KAHLO which opened in Zurich before playing many cities throughout Europe.

In the past two years he was involved in the Opening Ceremony of the FIFA WORLD CUP QATAR (Creative Consultant) WORLD EXPO DUBAI (Creative Director) and was the Creative Director of the Opening Ceremony of the SAUDI GAMES 2022 and 2023.

Mitch appears in the feature documentary UPROOTED the history of Jazz Dance released on HBO MAX in 2023.