Born in Auckland, New Zealand, of Eastern European background. Moved with her family to Australia at the age of three. She was accepted to join The Australian Ballet School at nine years of age and trained with The Australian Ballet School for a further nine years, graduating in 2016. Chosen to perform as a young girl in The Australian Ballet’s production of La Sylphide. Asja’s favourite performance experience was her lead role in Ray Powell’s One in Five. Later performed in The Australian Ballet’s Regional Tour of Giselle. Gained overseas experience with Ballets de France, touring the production of Peter Pan around France.