Fabian's work has been critically acclaimed and garnered him multiple award nominations including the 2020 Olivier Award for Best Theatre Choreographer, the 2020 WhatsOnStage Award for Best Choreography and the Stage Debut Award for Best Creative West End Debut, all for his work on EVITA ( Regent's Park Open Air Theatre) directed by Jamie Lloyd which also won The Evening Standard Award for Best Musical.
Originally born in Canada to proud immigrant parents, Fabian moved to Australia at an early age to train extensively in classical ballet and contemporary dance at The Victorian College of The Arts in Melbourne on a full scholarship. As a dancer and musical theatre actor, Fabian's career took him from Australia to Europe, the United States, Asia and London's West End performing in shows such as West Side Story, Cats, Chicago, Fosse, We Will Rock You, Fame, Legally Blonde .
Further nominations for his choreography include; the 2018 OFFIE (Off West End Award) which he won for his work on Kander and Ebb's THE RINK at Southwark Playhouse starring Caroline O'Connor and the 2017 WhatsOnStage Award for Best Choreography for his work on OUR HOUSE (UK Tour) starring George Sampson.
Other choreography credits include: THE VIEW UPSTAIRS (Soho Theatre), MADAGASCAR (UK/Asian Tour), WORKING (Southwark Playhouse), ON THE TOWN (BBC Proms Royal Albert Hall), THE 24 HOUR MUSICAL ( Old Vic- Dir Jamie Lloyd), BRIGHT LIGHTS BIG CITY (Hoxton Hall), THE DROWSY CHAPERONE ( Upstairs at the Gatehouse Theatre)
Associate choreographer/Resident choreographer for Peter Darling on MATILDA (UK tour /West End respectively) and as associate choreographer to the Australian premier company of MATILDA.
Associate choreographer to Arlene Phillips on European productions of WE WILL ROCK YOU and as assistant choreographer to Karen Bruce on FAME (UK national tour)
One of Fabian’s personal career highlights was working alongside theatre legend Ann Reinking as associate choreographer on FOSSE (USA and international tours) and he continues to be inspired by the legacy of Fosse/Verdon.
Most recently Fabian choreographed the first non-replica production of Stephen Schwartz’s WICKED in Hamburg, Germany directed by Lindsay Posner. He has also choreographed the first professional UK production of BRING IT ON - THE MUSICAL by Tom Kitt, Lin Manuel Miranda, Amanda Green and Jeff Whitty which premiered in London December 2021. He was movement director for KATHY AND STELLA for Francesca Moody Productions (Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2022).
He is currently choreographing a new production of CABARET by Kander and Ebb at the LIDO in Paris later this year directed by Robert Carsen.
EVITA Photograph by Marc Brenner Headshot PND Photography