Asia Dickens Born and raised in Gary IN, Asia attended her first dance class at the local Boys and Girls Club. She later auditioned for and was accepted at a prestigious performing arts school. While maintaining her academics, Asia also worked diligently while providing choreography for Broadway Musical Sensation Chester Gregory.
Upon graduating from Emerson School for the Visual and Performing Arts, Asia continued her studies at the Alvin Ailey School in New York. In 2006, Asia developed her craft and found her niche for choreography and dance consulting while working with recording artist Stephani Parker and her traveling live stage show.
During 2008, Asia began working as a full time dance instructor and rehearsal director for the highly acclaimed South Shore Dance Alliance, the same school where renowned dancer and former student Renaldo Gardner (Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater) also trained.
Asia is especially proud of her television debut in 2009 as a Made (dance) Coach on an episode of MTV’s MADE.
In 2011, Asia's Dance Factory was founded. Since its opening ADF has been a source of inspiration and instruction for dancers both near and far. Through Asia's Dance Factory, Asia Dickens has provided choreography for artist El DeBarge Jr. , her students performed during a concert for the hit group Mindless Behavior, & she continues to choreograph for dance competitions, studios, theatre, film, and after school programs.
Asia completed 3 seasons (2010-2013) with the NBA as a dancer for the six-time Champions Chicago Bulls, The Luvabulls.
In 2014 Asia became the Team Director for Wirt-Emerson's dance team. Providing choreography for the 2014-2015 IHSDTA season. WE received a 3rd place title, winning the schools first award at a State competition in hip hop.
Currently, she is the choreographer for the West Side Theatre Guild, and continues to travel expanding Asia's Dance Factory!