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“Easily one of the most fulfilling and incredible experiences I have had at Tulane thus far. Chaney is an incredible instructor, the course is fantastic, and I learned a ton!”

– Shakespeare on the Road student, Tulane

 “Chaney is awesome. I’ve been reading Shakespeare since I was a freshman in high school and no one has ever explained it to me as well as he did. He makes the plays interesting and relatable.”

– Plays & Playwrights student, Tulane

“Chaney is an incredible director and professor, really fantastic in engaging with us students and so funny!  This course is one of the best I have taken at Tulane.”

– Shakespeare on the Road student, Tulane

Alley Theatre

Director of Education Programs (present)


Applied Theatre at the Alley continues to be a driving force for innovative Arts education. 


Chaney currently oversees programs including work with incarcerated youth, Alley Articulated (executive training), & the Alley in Residence school programs. Check out the press page to see how our programs are receiving national attention. 


Tulane University

Adjunct Assistant Professor (2011-2018)


As a member of the Theatre & Dance Faculty, Chaney led cross-university collaborations, created Service Learning opportunities, and fostered relationships with internationally-known artists.

Courses taught:

  • Fundamentals of Acting

  • Plays & Playwrights

  • Theatre in Contemporary Society

  • Shakespeare on the Road (Service Learning course)

  • Stage Management


New Orleans Center for

Creative Arts

Louisiana’s premiere Arts conservatory

Faculty (2014-2018)

As a member of the drama faculty, Chaney and his colleagues helped students earn spots at the nation’s top universities - maintaining NOCCA’s reputation as one of the best Arts high schools in the country.

Courses taught:

  • College Prep

  • Shakespeare in Performance

  • Audition Technique

  • Beginning Stage Speech


Workshops &



Chaney has led workshops for teachers, students, and scholars with organizations including the National English Speaking Union, Folger Shakespeare Library, American Shakespeare Center, and Virginia Stage Company.

A full resume or CV is available upon request.

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