Dria Fair is a Chicago native who began her dance training on scholarship at The Joel Hall Dancers & Center. Dria previously performed with the teen company, JHD 1511, under the joint direction of Katy Kempen and Courtney Hischke Ring. She later trained with JHD II, under Duwane Pendarvis, for one year before joining The Joel Hall Dancers as an apprentice in 2013. In Fall 2014 she was granted full company status. In recent years Dria has filmed scenes as a backup dancer for the Bollywood hit movie Dhoom 3, and she has also been a finalist for the Chicago Luvabulls.