Gierre J. Godley
Gierre began his training in Arkansas under the direction of C. Michael Tidwell and Arleen Sugano, and he also had the privilege of training at the Ailey School. Gierre attended Millikin University where he received a BS in Biology and a Dance Minor and in 2010 he received his MFA from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. As a choreographer Gierre has created works for The Steffi Nossen Dance Company, The Ailey School, Threads Dance Projects, Fusionworks Dance Company, NYU, USF at Tampa and the Tidwell Project Dance Ensemble. He has been a guest master teacher at various Universities and currently teaches at the College of Mount Saint Vincent & Suffolk County Community College. In 2010, Gierre created PROJECT 44, an all male troupe dedicated to showcasing the beauty of male artistry throughout the arts. The group has been performing in various national and international venues since 2010. In 2016 Gierre was awarded the NECF Award and Echo Award. Gierre is currently a performer with Staycee Pearl dance projects & Third Rail Projects (The Grand Paradise & Then She Fell).
Degrees and Certifications
- BS in Biology and a Dance Minor from Millikin University
- MFA from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts
Awards and Fellowships
- 2016: NECF Award and Echo Award