Gierre J. Godley

Live Performance Adjudicator

Gierre J Godley is a dancer, choreographer, and teacher currently living and working in NYC. He 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, Dance Canvas, Sacred Heart University, Eryc Taylor Dance, Fusionworks Dance Company, NYU, USF at Tampa and the Tidwell Project Dance Ensemble. 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. Currently, Gierre is a performer in the New York Bessie Award winning show Then She Fell