"We don't need to illustrate music; music illustrates itself."
- TWYLA THARP
Having grown up with a background as a dancer, singer and actor, performance and spectacle are not unfamiliar to Preston. His diverse and nearly 30 years on and beyond the stage have given him an in-depth experience in stagecraft and the performing arts. He grew up in San Francisco studying all aspects of performing; singing with the SF Boys' Chorus in his preteens, doing musicals with a youth musical theater company, punching and kicking with Tat Wong Kung Fu Academy and studying dance at the Ruth Asawa School of the Arts High School. His childhood was an endless theater camp that has shaped the way he views life, the studio and the stage.
Preston's work spans across all media including, TV, film, 360 video and live stage. As a dancer, he has worked with some of the most iconic names in the industry; Janet Jackson, Britney Spears, John Legend, Chubby Checkers. This experience was a first hand look at the endless possibilities of stage production, creative direction, choreography and visual imagery. Preston's process allows the music to navigate the direction of the choices of movement and style which empowers and enables him to create a unique experience connecting what you hear, to what you see, to how you feel.