Will Noling is a performer and educator born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. They graduated summa cum laude from SUNY Purchase College Conservatory of Dance with a BFA in Dance Performance, having spent a term on exchange at London Contemporary Dance School. Will serves as a Lead Actionist and Partnership Manager for Hands are for Holding® at Gibney, facilitating movement workshops for survivors of intimate partner violence and working in NYC schools with young people to prevent violence and promote healthy relationships. Will’s work with young people grows out of many years as an early childhood educator at the Maple Street School. Previously, Will was an Artistic Associate with Gibney Dance Company. Additional performance credits include serving as company apprentice for Doug Varone and Dancers’ 2017 BAM season, and performing works by Kyle Abraham, Raja Feather Kelly, Chuck Wilt, Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker, and Crystal Pite, in venues such as New York Live Arts, Sadler’s Wells, and New York City Center. In addition, Will is a founding collaborator, performer, and rehearsal director for Hannah Garner’s 2nd Best Dance Company.