Sarah Chase is a British Columbia- based, Canadian independent dancer and choreographer. Since 1997 she has been working primarily as a solo dance artist and choreographer, presenting her works on tour across Canada and Europe. She also performs with Montreal-based Benôit Lachambre’s Dance par B. Lieux, and German choreographer Raimund Hoghe. She has created commissions for Toronto Dance Theatre, Peggy Baker Dance Projects, Andrea Nann and Dreamwalker Dance, Robin Poitras and Ron Stewart, Heidi Strauss and Darryl Tracy, Theatre Replacement and Montreal Danse .
Sarah’s work has been presented in numerous festivals and theatres across Europe and Canada including the National Arts Centre (ottawa), Festival Trans Amerique (Montreal), Dance House (Vancouver), the Holland Dance Festival, Klapstuk Festival (Belgium), Salzburg Szene Festival (Austria), Kaaitheater (Belgium), at Tanz Quartier ( Vienna), Fondation Cartier (Paris), Theater der Welt (Germany), and Kaaitheater (Brussels )
She was the recipient of the Jaqueline Lemieux award for excellence in 2004, in 2006 she received the “Prize of the Festival” at the Munich Dance Biennale for her piece, The Passenger. She is an associate dance artist with the National Arts Centre in Ottawa.