Gil Boggs began his dance career with the Atlanta Ballet. He joined American Ballet Theatre in 1982, was promoted to soloist dancer in 1984 and principal dancer in 1991. Boggs was a member of the company for 17 years. He also performed with the Twyla Tharp Dance Company, Baryshnikov and Company, Nureyev and Friends, and made several guest appearances around the world. In 2006, Boggs accepted the position of Artistic Director with Colorado Ballet. During his tenure with Colorado Ballet, he has restaged and added numerous full-length productions, and has presented 15 world premieres and 15 Company premieres.