D. Chase Angier is a tenured Professor at Alfred University in New York and has been directing the AU dance program since 2002. She teaches site specific composition; site specific performance; site specific art and dance; composition l & II, improvisation; contemporary, modern and jazz dance; dance history; movement for actors; repertory; and special topics courses such as walking Prague: city as set, wanderlust: an interdisciplinary exploration of walking, NYC: city as text, and heavyweight co-taught with visual artist Nick Cave. Chase also directs the AU Dance Theater Company and the Marlin and Ginger Miller Dance Residency Program.
She has been teaching site specific workshops and lectures both internationally (Guatemala, Czech Republic, Mexico, Germany, United Kingdom, Iceland) and nationally since 2008.
Prior to teaching at Alfred, Chase was a Teaching Artist with the Lincoln Center Institute and The Joyce Theater’s Aesthetic Education Programs, and a movement instructor at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City. Her university teaching experience includes being an Assistant Professor at Columbia College and Appalachian State University, and a guest artist at Universidad Francisco Marroquin, The University of Washington, Texas Women’s University, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Appalachian State University, Columbia College, University of South Florida, Kenyon College, Meredith College, and the University of Rochester. She is the co-founder along with Jennifer Salk of the Green Mountain Dance Teachers Retreat in Woodstock Vermont and received her MFA in choreography from The Ohio State University and her BA in dance from UCLA.