Joshua D. Estrada-Romero began his dance training at California State University, Fullerton. While at CSUF he performed and choreographed for the annual fall and spring concerts. He was also a member of CSUF’s Dance Repertory Theatre and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Dance in fall of 2008. His extensive experience in dance, music, and arts evolved through his dance memberships and trainings with Palindrome Dance Company, RhetOracle Dance Company, BARE Dance Company, Nickerson-Rossi Dance and DeFore Dance Center. He also worked with very well-known artists of Limon Dance Company and Erick Hawkins Dance Company, and choreographer Victor Kabaniev. His recent projects include performances with Free Fall Theatre in their production of The Light in the Piazza, performance at the Segerstrom Pacific Symphony Hall in Costa Mesa, and Claylees Dance Academy’s production of The Nutcracker. Joshua is the founder and artistic director of FUSE Dance Company based in Orange, CA, whose mission is to support and foster the growth and development of the performing arts in Southern California through performances, dance education, and dance community collaboration programs. FUSE has participated in many Southern California Dance Festivals and has also had privilege in performing in Boston MA, Austin TX, Boston MA, NYC, and Seattle WA. Joshua currently shares his passion as an instructor/choreographer to all dance students of California State University Fullerton, Mt. San Antonio College. He has held master classes at Cypress College, Saddleback College, San Pedro Ballet, Long Beach City Ballet, Round Rock Repertory T.X., and numerous highs school across L.A., Orange County and the Inland Empire. Joshua has recently received his Masters in Dance from the University of California Irvine.
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