Houston Odum is from Jamestown, NC. He started juggling at age nine which has taken him to perform around the U.S. and win awards such as a Bronze Medal in the 2017 Juniors World Championships of Juggling and a PHIL award from the Atlanta Juggler's Association in 2018. Houston has continued his passion for circus through working with the Nouveau Sud Circus Project in Charlotte, NC as a Director and Creator on the show "REVOL: The Story of a Flag". He works with Nouveau Sud during the school year and is currently developing a show titled "La Bestia" slated to premiere in July of 2021.
Houston is currently a student at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts studying Scenic Design. In 2018, he received the Kenan Excellence Scholarship, the most prestigious scholarship the school offers. Outside of his Scenic Design studies, Houston Produces and Directs performances for the Activate Entertainment Project, which he started in the fall of 2020.