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 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.
Since then, Chase Benz has toured with Britney Spears on her Circus World Tour, Christina Aguilera’s World Tour, Mariah Carey, and Nicole C. Mullen. 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, Brit 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.
Most recently, Benz has completed choreographing and directing for the Queen of Disco, Donna Summer, for her Crayons Tour. He recently toured with Rihanna as dance captain for her Last Girl on Earth Tour, and Benz just finished an international tour with Jennifer Lopez. Benz now resides in Los Angeles, California.