In 1998, a small business in San Francisco’s SOMA neighborhood, that celebrates diversity and multiculturalism was born, AsiaSF! The world famous restaurant, cabaret and nightclub is an iconic entertainment landmark that has inspired over one million people from all over the world with great food and entertainment.
AsiaSF has been a visionary pioneer in supporting the transgender community through empowerment by creating a safe space and unique employment opportunities that showcase our beautiful transgender stars, the Ladies of AsiaSF, who not only entertain but also educate and enlighten people about the transgender experience and human diversity.
Our star performers make you laugh, make you blush, make you “Wow!” and make you feel like a million bucks. Choreographed dance routines, lip sync numbers, live singing, comedy, and special effects are just some of the talents the Ladies of AsiaSF bring to the runway stage. This sisterhood of diverse Bay Area performers have mastered the art of celebrating themselves, and they provide a warm, welcoming atmosphere to celebrate fabulous you! Be sure to sample our signature cocktails that are named after each of the Ladies! Don’t forget to hashtag #asiasf and share us on all your favorite social sites!
Once inside, you are welcome to continue to take photos and video of the show, or strike a pose with one of the glamorous Ladies of AsiaSF.
These are a few of the beautiful ladies of AsiaSF. Left to right; Darna, Amber, Karmina, Nya & Tita.
Larry Hashbarger (Middle) – Founder, Chairman & CEO – In addition to being a Founder and creative force behind AsiaSF, Larry was the Director of Special Productions for Macy’s West. In that role, he produced Passport – America’s premier fashion show and AIDS fundraiser. He also founded Club Asia – a large late night Asian gay dance club that operated for over 6 years. He served on the Board of Directors of the Academy of Friends and was the organization’s Chairman for two years.
Skip Young (Right) – Co-Founder – Skip was an investment advisor for ten years and for seven years Vice President, Creative Development for RTC, a subsidiary of WPP Group plc – the world’s largest advertising conglomerate. For fifteen years he has been President of the Choo-San Goh – H. Robert Magee Foundation, awarding choreographic grants to dance companies worldwide. Mr. Young is also an Eagle Scout.
Aaron Nelson (Left) – President & Chief Operating Officer – Aaron joined AsiaSF shortly after it’s inception in 2000, and became an ownership partner in 2010. A previous small business owner, his passion for the hospitality industry and attention to detail lends itself perfectly to AsiaSF’s unique offerings of nightlife, dining, and entertainment. When he has some time to get away, he still enjoys returning home to his native city of Chico, CA.
Mr. Reddick is one of the Bay Area’s most dynamic and multi-talented choreographers with an edge of what’s happening in the world of dance and fashion today. This multifaceted San Francisco based choreographer/dancer made his mark by combining hip hop, jazz, fashion and theatrics to create an explosive and dynamic new style, making him one of the most sought after choreographers in the Bay Area and beyond.
In the entertainment world, Ronnie has worked with such artists as Michael & Janet Jackson, Deborah Cox, Paula Abdul, Kristine W., Tony, Toni, Tone, Jody Watley, Liza Minelli, Santana, Ultra Nate, Kelly Price, Vicky Shepard, RuPaul, Jeanie Tracy, Abigail and M.C. Hammer along with many corporations like Gap, Macy’s, MAC Viva Glam Cosmetics, Nordstrom, Starbucks, API, Apple Computer, Google, Sun Microsystems, BEBE, Univision Television, E*Trade, Coca Cola, Microsoft, Bill Graham Presents and recently a video for Hillary Clinton, just to name a few. Mr. Reddick has also choreographed and worked with many Designers and Fashion Brands,Including (Kenneth Cole, Puma, Barcelino, Tommy Bahama, BeBe,West Coast Leather, YB Timepieces and Diesel). He has also had the privilege and honor to be invited to also teach Master Classes for the cast of the prestigious Las Vegas Show featuring Celine Dion at Caesar’s Palace “A New Day”. Mr. Reddick also teaches at Stanford University, University of Santa Clara and just recently started teaching a few Master classes at Princeton University in New Jersey.