Joel Aguilera is a 25 year old Houston Native with a BFA in Dance from the University of Houston. Aguilera is now currently earning his MFA at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee under an AOP Fellowship. Aguilera spent four and a half years as a principal dancer with Fly Dance Company, with whom he has toured nationally and internationally. In Houston, Aguilera entertained with Houston Rockets Launch Crew for two seasons and currently spends his time as a Dance Teacher for several studios in the Greater Houston Area.. Aguilera has also presented his own work in the Houston area in festivals such as “Barnstorm Dance Fest”, “Emerging Choreographers Showcase”, ”16th Annual Celebration of Dance”, “Texas Latino Contemporary Dance Festival”, “Mind the Gap 8.0”, and “Mind the Gap 13.0”, where he fuses Breaking, Modern Dance technique, and Latin Jazz music. Aguilera is also the most recent Dance Source Artist in Residence for the 2019-20 season.