Wax Poet(s)’ Executive Director Garth Grimball is a native of North Carolina where he received his BA in Anthropology and Dance at UNC Asheville. He danced with Asheville Ballet for five seasons performing new and repertory works. He received his MFA in choreography and performance from Mills College where he was the recipient of the Liatis Foundation Dance Scholarship award and performed in works by Merce Cunningham, Mel Wong, Sonya Delwaide, Sheldon Smith, Katie Faulkner and Molissa Fenley. His choreography has been featured in ODC's 2016 and 2017 Pilot Program and the 2015 SpectorDance Choreographer's Showcase. In addition to Wax Poet(s) he performs with Dana Lawton Dances and Oakland Ballet.