Joey Hernandez is a first-generation college graduate receiving his B.A. in Dance and Health & Society from Beloit College. Currently Joey can be found as the associate lecturer of Hip-Hop at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee and the University of Wisconsin Madison, as well as an adjunct professor of dance at Carthage College. Prior to these positions, he was on faculty at Millennium Dance Complex Chicago. Performance credits include: Carnival Los Angeles & Chicago, The Millennium Experience, The Miss Illinois Pageant, Harvest Chicago Contemporary Dance Festival, Summerfest (Milwaukee, WI), Wisconsin Sports Awards, and Legends in Concert (Las Vegas, NV). Joey has also had the privilege to set pieces for Chicago’s Choreographers Carnival, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, and The Milwaukee School of the Arts. He has contributed guest classes and been a featured instructor with DePaul University, Athletic Garage, Dance Masters of Wisconsin Inc, Southern Association of Dance Masters, CNADM, and others. Joey’s most satisfying accolade has been promoting advocacy, awareness, and raising donations in support of the Crohn’s Colitis Foundation of America. (CCFA.Org) through his open in studio workshop series titled “Dance-4-Change.