Jia Huang graduated from The University of California Irvine with a BA in dance. While at UCI she also joined one of Southern California most cutting edge hip hop teams, Kaba Modern, which she directed from 2003-2005. In 2007-2008 she appeared on television shows such as Dirty Dancing and America’s Best Dance Crew. She spent 2009 on The Circus Tour Starring Britney Spears as one for four female principle dancers.
She was a founding member, choreographer and dancer for the professional Contemporary Jazz company RhetOracle, Mischief Makers and KM Legacy. She has been a dancer in multiple music videos, award shows including the VMAs, commercials and most recently choreographed a promo video for the 2017 Grammies. This is her 9th year on dance staff for the United Spirit Association and has been awarded Rookie of the Year, Hardest working, MVP for 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2016 and the Leadership Award for 2018.
She is a seasoned judge, having judged competitions such as World of Dance, USA High School Dance Nationals, UDA College Dance Nationals, Japan Dance Nationals and Dance Worlds. She is also a faculty member at the prestigious Orange County School of the Arts, but spends most of her time teaching and choreography for high school teams and studios in California. She has taught master classes in places such as Canada, Australia, Norway, China, Mexico, Japan and continues to teach all over the US.