Meet Symiko: From Mount Gambier to Centre Stage!
Born and raised in the picturesque Mount Gambier, South Australia, Symiko is a force to be reckoned with in the world of dance!
Symiko's journey began at MJ Dance Studio and Dance Force on the Gold Coast, where she honed her skills and ignited her passion for dance. Her dedication led her to Sydney's renowned 'Ev & Bow' Studios, under the expert guidance of Sarah Boulter, shaping her into the phenomenal dancer and artist she is today.
Symiko's star soared when she became a Top 30 finalist on the iconic TV series So You Think You Can Dance Australia - Season 4. She was also an original cast member of Marko Panzic’s The Dream Dance Company ‘Genesis,’ showcasing her extraordinary talent.
At just 19, Symiko made her professional debut with the Australian cast of The Lion King, captivating audiences nationwide. Her journey continued as she graced the stage with the Shanghai Disneyland production of THE LION KING, leaving an indelible mark.
Transitioning seamlessly, Symiko took on the role of dance captain/swing with Disney Cruise Line, enchanting audiences with award-winning shows like Beauty and the Beast, Frozen, and Aladdin aboard the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy.
Now, Symiko is stepping into the realm of choreography and creative direction. With a wealth of experience teaching and choreographing since 2013, she's expanding her repertoire to embrace the dynamic creative culture of today's performing arts industry.