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Dancer / Choreographer Jamie Benson


dancer / choreographer for hire.

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Dancer / Choreographer Jamie Benson


dancer / choreographer for hire.

dANCER

Jamie Benson is a dancer, choreographer & alumnus of Cornish College of the Arts. Heralded as "Chaplin-like” by Back Stage West, Benson first garnered critical attention originating the role of “Eldon” in LATC’s Ovation award winning production of Shag with a Twist in 2005. Benson has also performed in the Film Rent, McDonald's Mario Art commercial, Rei Aoo's Dance Planet, on the television series Dance360 & as a member of the Rudy Perez Performance Ensemble.

cHOREOGRAPHER

Jamie Benson's high-brow-meets-low-brow choreographic work aims to defy performance traditions & infect a mass audience. Benson's stuff has been presented at Luckman Fine Arts complexElectric LodgeHighways Performance Space, the Bootleg TheaterCoast PlayhouseDixon PlaceNew York Transit MuseumTriskelion Arts, Proctor's Theatre, and in the Phaidon Press book Wild Art. His film 3 Day Weekend was an official selection for the 2014 Cinedans Film Festival & latest film First Thing was selected to be part of the 2015  Athens Video Dance Project, Cuba's Video Danza HavanaBucharest International Dance Film Festival, and 2016 for Salamanca Moves. Benson is also a grant recipient of the the Brooklyn Council for the Arts.

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Dance Instructor Jamie Benson


dance instructor for hire.

Dance Instructor Jamie Benson


dance instructor for hire.

iNSTRUCTOR

Benson was the dance instructor & choreographer for the Washington State University Dance Squad while conducting dozens of Dance Camps across the Northwest with Dance Tec. In Los Angeles Jamie Benson instructed at Gold's Gym HollywoodFancy Feet Studio, the Pasadena Academy of Dance & for an after-school program at Los Feliz Elementary. In New York, he has taught an "Action Heroes" class at Spoke the Hub, led over 450 dancers in New York City, Portland, Oregon, & South Korea in the international line dance event Le Grand Continental & co-founded the Shakedown Dance Collective for amateur NYC dancers.

dANCE sTUDENT tESTIMONIALS

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He’s a one of a kind instructor. If we ever live in the same town again, I am pre-booking my classes with him! Maybe one class everyday even to compensate for the withdrawl!
— Ingrid Jackel - CEO, Physician's Formula
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Marketing Consultant Jamie Benson


marketing consultant for hire.

Marketing Consultant Jamie Benson


marketing consultant for hire.

mARKETING cONSULTANT

A shameless promotional wizard, Benson has managed to be featured in the New York & LA Times, NY1 News, Brooklyn 12 News, BK Live, Good Magazine, the Dance Enthusiast, Dance Spirit Magazine, Broadway World, DNAinfo, LA Weekly, LAist, Backstage West, Dance Magazine & more.

Benson revolutionizes how creative industries advocate for worthy causes as a development & marketing consultant to artists, non-profit organizations & public relations firms, including CUNY Dance Initiative, Lower Manhattan Cultural CouncilNoel Pointer FoundationTrent and Company, Kupferberg Center for the ArtsNYU Tisch, & Pilobolus Dancer Theater. If you're interested in maximizing your own personal brand (we all have one), email info@jamiebenson.com to inquire about consultations & training opportunities. 

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