From Broadway to Las Vegas, and TV broadcasts to global special events, Chase’s theatrical and creative expertise has been called upon by many of the world’s largest entertainment organizations. His projects have been nominated for Broadway’s TONY Award and the New York Drama Desk Award. Plus, recognized and awarded for creating the “Best Show” for both the Cruise and Theme Park industries.
Serving as Senior Show Director for the Walt Disney Co., Chase was responsible for the creative development of new stage musicals, parades and innovative formats of entertainment for their properties around the globe. His creative ideas and stage productions have been seen by millions of audience members throughout the United States, as well as in Asia, Europe, Latin America, and on the high seas.
Beginning his directorial career in New York, Chase built an extensive background in musical theatre, staging, choreography, lighting, scenery, costuming, and special effects. Today he combines those skills with state-of-the-art technology to create exciting and groundbreaking productions. His use of stunning visuals, compelling music and original storylines has been the signature of his work.
Combining the best of “show” and “business” together, currently Chase is called upon to “show doctor” existing and new productions, like those of Opening Night America, to increase audience enjoyment and lengthen the producer’s return on investment.
Over the years Chase has brought his unique creativity to such esteemed clients as Broadway’s Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment, Caesar’s Entertainment Las Vegas, NBC/Macy*s Thanksgiving Day Parade, as well as Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic, and the Rockefeller Group for Radio City Music Hall. He is also the only creative consultant noted in the Guinness Book of World Records.