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In Memoriam: Duncan Noble 1922-2002

Dancer, teacher and choreographer Duncan Noble, 80, died on August 5, 2002 in Winston-Salem, NC, following a brief illness. Noble, who had a long and successful dance career in this country, Canada and abroad, was instrumental in the development of the West Virginia Dance Festival and served as its honorary chairman for many years.

He was a member of the dance panel of the National Endowment for the Arts and had served as a consultant to the West Virginia Commission on the Arts and other state arts councils, including Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Massachusetts. He also was a founding faculty member of the North Carolina School of the Arts School of Dance.

Noble’s influence on the dance community in West Virginia will be greatly missed.

Duncan Noble Photograph by Michael Keller