Heather has a phd in chemistry and is currently working as a post-doc at JPL. Over the past three years she has performed pieces from Raymonda, Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, Paquita, and Carmen at the Caltech Dance Show. She has also choreographed a contemporary solo (Labyrinth) and classical group pieces (Waltz of the Hours and Carmen) for the ballet club to perform in the Caltech Dance Show.
She is an instructor for the Align Ballet Method and is also the president of the Caltech Ballet Club where she teaches open ballet classes and choreographs both classical and contemporary pieces for the Caltech Dance Show. She is currently a company member of Pasadena Dance Theatre and has performed in their annual production of The Nutcracker.
Aileen is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Chemistry at Caltech, and conducts research at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Upon retiring from the stage in 2007, Preston was invited to be the Co-Artistic Director of Dance Peninsula Ballet under the Artistic Direction of Patricia Stander. He has taught all levels of aspiring dancers in the Los Angeles area for competitions, and created dance performances, programs, and works for regional festivals. He has taught for Pasadena Dance Theatre, Shin Dance, and Kova Ballet, and several of his students are now in professional companies —Joffrey Ballet II in Chicago, Ballet West, Nevada Dance Theatre, Idaho Ballet, and America Figure Skating Winter Olympics team 2010.