Born and raised in Nashville, TN, Chase Benz trained 11 years at one of Nashville’s top dance studios, DC Dance Factory. Benz began his professional dance career teaching at various high schools, colleges, and dance studios around the United States. Craving the stage, he quickly transitioned into choreography and performing as a dancer beginning in the Country Music Industry. At 15, Benz landed his first worldwide tour as a backup dancer to pop artist, Stacie Orrico. Soon after, Nickelodeon chose Benz to tour North America in an educational show where he was asked to Sing, Dance and Act. Immediately after that he choreographed and directed for Disco Diva, Donna Summers on her “Stomp your Feet” World Tour.
Since then, Chase Benz has toured with Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Christina Aguilera, Mariah Carey and Britney Spears on her Circus and Femme Fatale World Tour. Benz has also appeared in films such as Stomp the Yard, Step Up 2, and The Hannah Montana Movie as both a dancer and an assistant choreographer. TV credits include Dancing with the Stars, Saturday Night Live, American Music Awards, American Idol, Billboard Awards, and MTV Asia Awards to name a few. In addition to stage and television appearances, he has also appeared in numerous music videos for Britney Spears, Rihanna, Madonna, Estelle, Black Eyed Peas, and Cherish. This past summer he choreographed for Sketchers and SYTYCD. He recently choreographed Latin sensation “Jbalvin” La Familia World tour.
Chase right now is currently serving as Dance Captain and Associate Choreographer for the new Britney Spears Las Vegas show “Piece of Me”.