Mattias Carlsson, director and choreographer, trained at the musical drama course at the Ballet Academy of Gothenburg and over the years has worked on a number of different productions, also working on musicals, films, choreography and restaurant cabaret shows. The musicals he has worked on include Cyrano and My Fair Lady, both at Oscarsteatern in Stockholm, 42nd Street at Slagthuset and Girls Night Out at the Palladium in Malmö. He has worked on the musical Jekyll & Hyde at Östgötateatern. He both choreographed and performed in the productions of My Fair Lady, The Storm, The Wizard of Oz, Guys & Dolls, Fiddler on the Roof and The Scarlet Pimpernel, all at Östgötateatern. In 2008, Mattias choreographed Mary Poppins at the Göteborg Opera. His most recent and most high-profile projects include directing and choreographing Melodifestivalen in both Norway and Sweden, and at Östgötateatern in Norrköping he directed The Addams Family, Chicago and The Sound of Music.