Michael Dance

Web development is a uniquely satisfying combination of structure and creativity. There’s nothing better than solving a problem by writing code that’s elegant, quick and dependable.

Michael is an innovative and industrious web developer who specializes in WordPress themes and plugins. With experience in both frontend and backend development, Michael is intrigued by all parts of the development process. As a web developer at CHIEF, Michael develops responsive themes for WordPress and works with internal teams to develop and maintain a host of WordPress websites. A wizard of all things web, Michael has also developed a suite of WordPress plugins for advanced content management systems and built intuitive administrative user interfaces for creating and managing custom content. It is often said that “if you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life.” In that case Michael, we hope you enjoy retirement!

Michael holds is BFA in Dramatic Writing from New York University.


Syracuse, NY.

Noteworthy Story or Next Adventure

Nevis, a tiny island in the West Indies (and, my wife would want you to know, the birthplace of Alexander Hamilton), is absolutely beautiful.

Favorite App/Book/Pub

Maniac Magee is one of the best books ever.

DC Go-to's

The Newseum is the best museum to lose a whole day in, and a great place to take relatives visiting from out-of-town.