John J. Gamble

John Gamble, Professor of Dance, is dancer, choreographer, designer, and the director of the John Gamble Dance Theater. Among his mentors are Anna Halprin, Daniel Nagrin, and Erika Thimey. He was department chair of dance at Temple University 1975-1985. He has taught at UNCG since 1985, where he was department head from 1985-1993. His choreographed works have been presented throughout the United States and in Canada, France, and Germany. In addition to his formal choreography, he teaches and performs contact and other improvisational forms. He is a recipient of a North Carolina Arts Council Choreographic Fellowship and was recently awarded the NC Board of Governor's Teaching Excellence Award in 2006 and the NC Dance Alliance Annual Award in 2007. Currently, John is Chair of the UNCG Faculty Senate.