Amanda Diorio was born and raised in the suburbs of Boston studying movement, music, and theater. She holds an M.F.A. in Choreography from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a B.F.A. in Dance from Temple University. She was artistic director of the A.D.D. Company based out of Philadelphia from 2002 to 2007.

Amanda has taught dance extensively in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and North Carolina at universities, studios, and community centers. She continues working as an educator at UNC-Greensboro, Elon University, and the North Carolina Dance Project.