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Chase Benjamin

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I'm Chase Benjamin

Chase Benjamin is a 23 year old, New York-based multi-media artist/dancer/mover who's artistic endeavors have consistently stemmed from self-curiosity and a determination to reveal the unknowns of life, in order to delve deeper into the human experience. 

In 2022, Chase received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance at Johns Hopkins University’s Peabody Conservatory, under the direction and guidance of danah bella, in Baltimore, Maryland.

Chase has been dancing since the age of 5, training in innumerable styles of Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, and Acrobatics at Perkins School of the Arts in Norwich, New York. 

He is currently a Member of the Nonprofit Company Phoenix Project Dance, with whom he has performed at The Guggenheim Museum’s Peter B. Lewis Theatre in NYC and The Symphony Space Theatre on Broadway in NYC.

Throughout his career, Chase has had the opportunity to work with highly decorated artists, such as: Mia Michaels, Tyce Diorio, Yin Yue, Marjani Saunders, Danielle Agami, Andre Minkus, and more.

Chase hopes to utilize his passion and creative efforts by delving deeper into the intimacies of the human experience, in order to grow as an individual, and to help nourish others throughout his life.

Photo by: Andre Minkus

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Projects
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Portfolio

"How to Masterfully Depict Trauma-Arcane+ 
Edgerunners"

Direction, Production + Editing by Chase Benjamin

A self-made video essay comparing and contrasting the creative aspects of hit tv series Arcane and Cyberpunk: Edgerunners.

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"Remorse"

Direction, Production, Editing + Dancing

by Chase Benjamin

A self-made dance film regarding the American Prison-Industrial Complex, its history, and the onslaught of repercussions our society faces, today.

"Projecting My Reflection"

Photography, Post-Production + Modeling

by Chase Benjamin

A photoshoot prioritizing the utilization of projection, reflection, and slower shutter speeds.

"Cherish Natura"

Direction, Production, Editing + Dancing

by Chase Benjamin

A research-based dance film centering around the rate at which human civilization is proving detrimental to the longevity of the earth, as a whole.

"The Conductor"

Dancing

by Chase Benjamin + the Peabody Dance Ensemble

Leonard Bernstein's protege Marin Alsop reveals how she smashed the glass ceiling to become an internationally renowned conductor.

“Philip Glass-The Three Cities”

Dancing

by Chase Benjamin + the Peabody Dance Ensemble

Directing

by the Philip Glass Foundation

Production

by IIIX Four/Ten Media Productions

The short films feature some of the foremost interpreters of Philip's music, including Philip himself, performing a selection of his most iconic works. Captured by Four/Ten Media, the films are set in cities chosen for special significance to Philip and a developmental period in his life: Baltimore where Philip spent his youth; Chicago, where he studied at the University of Chicago; and New York City, where his artistic maturity took root. 

"Only We Know"

Dancing 

by Chase Benjamin

Direction + Production

by Mia Michaels

The dance world is using their medium for artistic and social expression by adding their voice to the discussion surrounding the tragedy of school shootings.

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Contact Info

Email: Chasin2099@gmail.com

Tel: +1 (607)-857-3276

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