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Louis van Amstel Biography

Birth Place:
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Professional dancer, choreographer, reality cast member

Fast Facts

  • Grandparents were ballroom dancers
  • Began studying dance at age 10, as his parents felt it would help him socialize
  • Won a gold metals at the World Latin Dance Championships in 1994, 1995, and 1996
  • Founded the nationally touring dance companies VanDance, LLC and Visionworx
  • Directed, choreographed and performed in Latin Fusion, a Broadway dance production in New York City
  • Trains with legendary dance instructor Dr
  • Ruud Vermeij
  • On Dancing With the Stars, was paired with celebs like Trista Sutter, Lisa Rinna, Monique Coleman and Priscilla Presley
  • Serves as Creative Director and Choreographer for the Dancing With the Stars tour
  • Released an eight-DVD set, Learn to Dance Like the Stars: Let's Dance—Beginner to Ballroom Pro
  • Has an active wear clothing line called LVA


  • Joshua Lancaster -- Husband