Alison Becker Chase

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Alison Becker Chase (born January 3, 1946) taught the dance class at Dartmouth that led to founding of Pilobolus Dance Theater in 1971. As a founding artistic director of Pilobolus she worked with the company from 1971 to 2006. She was a Guggenheim Fellow in 1980.

After leaving Pilobolus, she founded a new company, Apogee Arts (2006 biography from Apogee Arts[1]), with a touring program called Alison Chase/Performance. Apogee was commissioned to create a site specific performance at Settlement Quarry in Stonington, Maine in summer 2009 and 2010.[2] The formal company premiered November 19, 2010 at the Collins Center for the Arts in Orono, Maine.[3][4]

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