Jesus Aguilera

Jesus started dancing in a high school salsa team and after graduation was invited to train and perform as a principal dancer with Descarga Caribe under Sekou McMiller in Chicago. He soon discovered a love of all dance forms and trained in ballet, jazz, contemporary, and various latin dance styles.

In 2011, he founded Modern Clave, a premier latin jazz/salsa company with unique performances fusing ballet and contemporary technique with the flare and flavor found in latin movement. Modern Clave and Jesus, along with his partners and students, have claimed numerous championships and titles locally and consistently place as finalists at the international level.

Jesus continues to inspire, educate, and entertain students and audiences with his energetic personality, unique style and philosophies about dance.