Originally from Hercules, California, Joshua Ponton began formal training in high school at Oakland School for the Arts in California under the instruction of Reginal Ray Savage and Alison Hurley. After high school, Joshua found numerous opportunities to experience and connect with many knowledgeable teachers while also attending contemporary dance summer programs at UNCSA and Alonzo King LINES.
Joshua is currently in the process of completing his B.F.A. at UNCSA in 2022. He has developed a strong passion for movement through his exposure to different dance styles and is enthusiastic about the intrinsic values dance offers to humanity. With a curious mind, good work ethic and humble character, Joshua plans to stretch his dance career far across multiple plains of creativity while also broadening his artistic horizon to see more opportunities he can take.