De’Ja Robinson, a native Texan from Houston, is a performer, choreographer, and freelance model.
She started her dance training at the age of seven at Brockton Elementary located in Los Angeles, CA; following her move back to Texas she continued her education at STARZ Dance Company, Houston Metropolitan Dance Center, Cypress Lakes High school, and The New Orleans Ballet Theatre located in Louisiana. Robinson attended Louisiana State University Alexandria for two years on scholarship as a Business major before moving to New York City to continue her professional studies at Long Island University Brooklyn while pursuing a career as a professional dancer. During her professional studies in college De’Ja also had the privilege to travel the world studying different cultures and art in countries such as Cuba, Canada, Mexico, London, Amsterdam, Guatemala, Puerto Rico, and 20 different states in the U.S. Currently in New York City, she continues her training at Broadway Dance Center and Gibney Dance exploring and educating herself on various styles of dance.
De’Ja’s performance and other talents have given her the opportunity to work with choreographers such as Amy Gardner, Juri Onuki, Diogo De Lima, and Sean Sullivan. She has worked for companies Samsung, OkayAfrica, 4C Only Club, Dolce&Gabbana, Clinique, Calvin Klein, Shiffon Co., Daisies NYC and danced alongside music artists Salt Cathedral in their debuting music video “Rude Boy”. In addition to her performance and modeling career, De’Ja was given the opportunity as a teaching artist and choreographer at Steps By Stephanie Dance in Louisiana. Her current choreographic work will be debuted October 4th, 2018 for “See You Next Time” a short documentary focused on the relationship between black women and Asian nail technicians.
While still establishing herself in the New York City dance scene De’Ja continues to train and shape her career; she has been the master of networking and connecting with artist of all backgrounds seeking out all opportunity that is offered.