Garth Grimball is a writer and dance artist based in Oakland, CA. His writing has appeared in Dance Magazine, San Francisco Examiner, In Dance, and more. He is a staff critic for Life As A Modern Dancer. He has performed with Oakland Ballet, Asheville Ballet, Brontez Purnell Dance Company, Dana Lawton Dances, and been on faculty at Mills College and Diablo Valley College. He co-founded the performance collective Wax Poet(s) and hosts the podcast Reference Desk.