Full name: AdéChiké Torbert
Nickname: Adé, Chiké, Cheeks, Adébedooks, Deezy
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Current Residence: Queens, NY
Dance Style: Contemporary
Born in: Brooklyn, NY
Birthday: May 1
Describes himself as: Too cool. Funny, powerful, absolutely amazing (Wow, such confidence!)
AdéChiké Torbert was inspired to begin dancing at age 6 by his older brother, who is also a dancer. Torbert describes his style as “contemporary…with a hint of flavor.” In addition to dancing, he enjoys cooking and fashion.
How old were you when you started dancing?
Answer: I was 6 years old.
Do you have any formal training?
Who is your favorite professional dancer?
Answer: Desmond Richardson
What has been your most memorable dance experience?
Answer: This experience, right now is the most memorable.
What style do you hope to pick out of the hat? Which style of dance are you afraid to get?
Answer: I hope I pick Contemporary and Hip Hop, and I am not afraid of anything.
First performance with Ashley Galvan and Robert Roldan. Jazz routine with all-star Neil Haskell and Courtney Galiano, choreographed by Sonya Tayeh | Music: “Freak” by Estelle feat. Kardinal Offshall