Sarah Chase

Sarah Chase is a Canadian independent dancer and choreographer who has gained international acclaim. Primarily she works as a solo dance artist presenting her own work in Canada and on tour across Europe. She also performs in Europe with Montreal-based Benoît Lachambre’s Dance par B. Lieux, for Belgian choreographer Alexander Baervoets and German choreographer Raimund Hoghe. In the past few years Sarah Chase has been commissioned to create work for several independent dancers as well as for Toronto Dance Theatre and the School of the Toronto Dance Theatre. She has created The Falcom and the Walmer for Kate Alton, (Overall Dance), Contralateral Duets for Four Chambers Dance Projects and Crazy Motels Holy for Toronto Dance Theatre (Four at the Winch). Two of her early autobiographical works,Lamont Earth Observatory and Muzz have toured extensively across Canada and abroad, and her latest creation, Bird, has received wide critical acclaim.

In 1997, Peggy Baker choreographed Garland for Sarah Chase, and in 2004, Chase created The Disappearance of Right and Left for Baker, a unique autobiographical work incorporating text and movement.