Devan Aischa Smith in the culture rich Kansas City, Missouri, Devan Aischa Smith grew up training and competing in all styles of dance from the age of three years old. Devan won the “future star award” from Starpower her sophomore year. She continued her dance studies at Lindenwood University on a full scholarship where she competed with the Lindenwood Dance Team Lion line taking 1st place at the Hip Hop Nationals in 2009. She also trained in modern and ballet at the Conservatory of Dance at the University of Missouri – Kansas City while also performing with Quixotic Fusion as a dancer and aerialist. She has also been teaching and choreographing since she was 15 years old to all ages.
In 2012 she made the move to Los Angeles to further her career as a professional dancer where she landed herself roles on TV shows such as Glee, The Goldberg’s and Lucifer and has worked with numerous worldwide brands including Walt Disney World, Sketchers and Naked Juice. Devan has danced alongside some of the industry’s top artists like The Jonas Brothers, Halsey, saweetie, Paula Abdul, Eve, Salt n Pepa, Jaden Smith, BLACKPINK, Skrillex, Exo, Leslie Odom Jr., and many more.
Her dancing has taken her all over the nation and even internationally, performing in NYC at the Rockefeller Tree Lighting, numerous award shows (The Billboard Music Awards, American Music Awards, The Grammys, MTV Music Awards, European Music Awards), Television shows (The Today Show, The Ellen Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, The Voice, American Song Contest, X-Factor and more) and festivals (iHeart, Tecate and Wango Tango)
She toured with Derek and Julianne Hough’s MOVE Live on Tour and was most notably a featured dancer, touring the world on Justin Bieber’s PURPOSE tour. Devan’s captivating stage presence, strong technique and versatility then landed her a spot on Gwen Stefani’s “I’m Just A Girl” residency in Las Vegas.
Devan’s diverse training, teaching and performance experience lends to her vast knowledge of movement, giving her a wide vocabulary to share with young dancers.
She still currently resides in Los Angeles and can be seen dancing alongside Gwen Stefani.
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