is a performer and choreographer predominantly operating in and around the GTA, but not limited to it. Chase has performed all over North America whether in the Hollywood or Bollywood scene, and always creates a presence. He first began as a singer and actor, until dance joined his roster of talents. Dance has taken Chase to many new and great places, and he now celebrates it at every chance he gets.
Chase began dancing reggae and hip-hop but was soon called to recognize his potential in his own community. As a South Asian dancer, Chase has had the opportunity to embark on a cultural journey which has made him skilled in Bollywood, Bhangra, and the Classical Indian style Bharatanatyam.
He has had the opportunity of working with Bollywood stars such as Neha Dupiha, Akshay Kumar, Sonam Kapoor as well as many other names. Chase was also one of the principal dancers and instructor for the Bollywood Choreographer Divya Kumar, which has allowed his to travel around the world with opportunities of Bollywood performances.
Aside from the Bollywood world, Chase has worked with many Canadian and International artists in either backup performances or feature music video roles. His resume includes artists like Kos, Feist, Alex Cuba, Russell Peters and Apache Indian. On the recent film Breakaway, Chase not only choreographed a scene in the movie but got the chance to work with SYTYCD judge/choreographer Trey Armstrong as a featured dancer in a Ludacris video directed by Lil-X.
Not every performer can say that they have performed for the Queen, but on the last Royal Visit to Canada Chase personally met the Queen and performed in a Bollywood-fusion piece directed by Deepa Mehta. In 2011, Chase had the opportunity of working as a back-up dancer to the Bollywood stars at the IIFA Awards in Toronto, dancing with such Bollywood Superstars like Priyanka Chopra, Bobby Deol, Dharmendra, and the king himself Shah Rukh Khan. He got this chance after winning a nation-wide dance competition for the Best Bollywood dancer in Canada. Chase was chosen from 5 top male finalists who were flown in from around Canada to compete at the finals in a concert at Dundas Square. Chase also made a brief appearance on the Indian show Hritik Roshan’s “Just Dance” where he was a North American finalist and acclaimed and complimented by Bollywood’s greatest choreographers Farrah Khan and Vaibhavi Merchant for his original contemporary classical Indian choreography and smooth hip hop moves.
With all of Chase’s success in the dance world he has recently started his own dance company and performance group called Broken Dance formerly known as Broken Pin-Stripes. Chase most recently had his choreography and talent recognized on the nationally broadcasted and world renowned show, Canada’s Got Talent. Where his company, Broken Dance not only were chosen to be aired in the Toronto Auditions episode but through judge’s selection and audience votes made it all the way to the Finals!
Chase’s latest work was as the choreographer on the film Dr. Cabbie where he worked with the stars of the film training them along with a roster of 40 dancers. He also choreographed for both seasons of the Canadian hit TV show Bollywood Star. And most recently, toured the world as a dancer and choreographer for Lilly Singh, aka Superwoman.
This dancer and choreographer has now been recognized by not only Dance Current Magazine as an edgy choreographer, but by national mainstream media including CBC News, CityTV, OMNI News, Bollywood Boulevard, Mississauga News, Metro Toronto, Toronto Star, Globe and Mail, The Grid TO, Breakfast Television in Toronto-Winnepeg-Calgary-Edmonton-Vancouver, KISS 92.5, 98.1 CHFI, CBC Radio, and even had his own feature story on ET Canada! Look out for this up and coming artist and his dance company as he takes on and conquers the world.