Joseph Hernandez is a choreographer and writer based in Seattle, Washington. His work as a choreographer has been presented with critical acclaim by such organisations as The Joyce NYC, Festspielhaus HellerauThe Semperoper DresdenLes Ballets de Monte Carlo, Theatre St. Gallen, and Whim W'Him Contemporary Dance Seattle, and the Staatstheater Nürnberg. His work The Lavender Follies was filmed for European Television by ZDF Deutschland and has now been disseminated worldwide. He has taught at SUNY Purchase College, Dance Arts Faculty (Rome), and Cornish College of the Arts, well as the Royal Danish Ballet, and Artof (Zurich) summer courses. He served as a founder and jury member for Tanznetz Dresden's STUDIO ROUND, curating showings and performances/discussions by creators from all over Europe. His installation series Nielsson Conversations was hosted by S T O R E Contemporary in Dresden, Germany. In addition to his freelance work, he was appointed Associate Choreographer at the Northwest Dance Project in 2022.