Dionne Sparkman Noble
Dionne Noble is co-artistic director of NobleMotion Dance and an Assistant Professor of Dance at Sam Houston State University where she directs the graduate program, handles marketing for the Department of Dance and teaches modern technique, choreography, research methods and dance and technology. Additionally, she has served as faculty at Florida State University, University of South Florida and Western Washington University. Dionne received a BA in dance from the University of South Florida and a MFA in modern dance with an emphasis in dance and technology from the University of Utah. Dionne was named one of Houston’s 100 Creatives of 2013 by the Houston Press and her choreographic work was just featured on ABC’s television series “American Crime.”
Dionne was a member of the Demetrius Klein Dance Company in Miami, Florida and performed with Repertory Dance Theatre, Paradigm Dance Project and Moving Current Dance Collective. She has also had the great opportunity to work with other artists such as Joe Goode, Molissa Fenley, Stephen Koester and Sean Curran.
Dionne’s choreographic work has been produced by Tallahassee Ballet, Moving Current Dance Collective, American College Dance Festival, Repertory Dance Theatre, University of Utah, Bellingham Repertory Dance Company, Paradigm Dance Project, Western Washington University, University of South Florida, Florida State University and FSU’s Dance Repertory Theatre (DRT). She has also been a guest artist at several colleges and performing arts high schools throughout the United States.
Dionne’s technological credits include being a contributing writer and consultant for ChoreoVideo.com, a web-based media resource designed in 2007 to promote innovative instruction in the area of dance technology. In 2009, she, along with colleagues Andy Noble and Tim Glenn, were invited to attend the Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities to present Dance & Video: Merging Theoretical and Aesthetic Components of Two Motion Arts, a panel presentation utilizing ChoreoVideo.com. She has had dance films show in InShadow – International Festival of Video, Performance and Technology, Lisbon, Portugal, Utah Dance Film Festival, and Motion Captured, An Evening of Dance on Film, Houston, TX.