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Jamie Benson

Jamie Benson, proclaimed as “one of the strongest, hottest contemporary dancers of his generation" by L.A. Times dance critic Lewis Segal, 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. Jamie 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. 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 Hollywood, Fancy Feet Studio, the Pasadena Academy of Dance & an after-school program at Los Feliz Elementary. Benson recently led over 300 dancers in both New York City & Portland, Oregon in the international line dance event Le Grand Continental. Benson teaches an array of dance styles detailing & expanding upon the principles & joys of movement.

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“Sneakers” strikes out in the world of women often until a chance encounter with “Untied shoes”. A guy who is always in control wrestles physically an...
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