Event Entertainment Specialists – IKIN DANCE
Ikin Dance Australia is one of Queensland’s leading Dance and Fitness studios, with over fifteen years of industry experience. Hailing from the Gold Coast, its Director, Anthony Ikin, has an extensive history both as a performer and choreographer, including Sport Aerobics World Titles to success on the worldwide television hit ‘So You Think You Can Dance’. Anthony and the Ikin Dance team, can conceptualise, produce and then create memorable entertainment events across a broad spectrum of genres. They have created bespoke events that include Flash Mobs utilising 300+ performers, to jaw dropping corporate performances and everything in between. In fact, Ikin Dance has been successfully providing entertainment solutions to hundreds of satisfied clients for over seventeen years!
Ikin Dance also provides the Gold Coast Titans football team with their professional NRL Cheer Leading squad, The Hogs Breath Café Sirens. Ikin Dance has partnered with the Titans since its creation ten years ago, lighting up stadiums across the South East with a consistently high level of professional entertainment. The Hog’s Breath Sirens are celebrated for their ability to interact with crowds to encourage their support and create memorable sporting and entertainment experiences.
SEE FOR YOURSELF….
Anthony Ikin | Creative Director
Anthony Ikin is a National, Australasian, European and World Aerobic Champion. Ikin was also a soloist in the world famous cabaret ‘Moulin Rouge’ in Paris, performed alongside Natalie Bassingthwaite and John Farnham in ‘Grease’ the arena spectacular and was a top 10 finalist on the Network Ten debut series of ‘So you think you can dance’! His passion for this industry does not stop there, he now devotes his time between managing his studio Ikin Dance and also choreographing for productions both here and across the globe! To name a few but not limited too: Universal Studios Japan, Commonwealth Games, Thunder From Down Under Las Vegas, Guy Sebastian, Jessica Mauboy and many more!
Amanda Taylor | Choreographer
Amanda Taylor started dancing at 5 years of age under the tuition of Peta Norton. Studying all styles of dance from Ballet to Hip Hop, Amanda has travelled the world as a professional dancer. From cruise ships to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow 2014, she has also performed alongside such artists as Guy Sebastian, Jessica Mauboy, Basement Jaxx and many more. Amanda now heads up our in-house dance agency Chase Creations as the Talent Manager. When Amanda isn’t in the studio she spends her time choreographing for many events and mentoring dance talent all over QLD.
WATCH AMANDA’S INCREDIBLE CHOREOGRAPHY SKILLS AT A RECENT EVENT UTILISING THE IKIN DANCE TALENT….
Sherrin Atkinson | Events & Administration Manager
From the age of 4 Sherrin’s passion for dance began, learning and mastering as many styles as possible. At the age of 18 Sherrin bought a dance studio from her former principal Karen Hemphill. Sherrin successfully ran the school and double the business in size, before on selling it 4 years later. In 2015, Sherrin relocated to the Gold Coast where she completed her Full-Time Course with Ikin Dance. Having undertaken the Full-Time Course and combining her passion for dance and business mindset, it was a natural progression into a full-time role with Ikin Dance as the Events & Administration Manager. Since taking on this role in 2015, Sherrin has successfully managed multiple events for many clients including the Gold Coast Titans, Lady Cilento Hospital, SeaFM, Warner Brothers Movie World and many more . Sherrin will see the project through from conception through to the post event de-brief. Sherrin is an exceptional addition to the Ikin Dance team ensuring every event is a success.
FLASH MOB SPECIALISTS! Are you after a FLASH MOB to wow the crowd at your next event? Look no further, Ikin Dance are QLDs FLASH MOB SPECIALISTS! See links to a few of our flash mob performances below….
“Hi Ikin Dance, I just wanted to send you this certificate as a small token of our appreciation for your support in making our Paddle fo Kids fundraiser a huge success. Thanks to the talents of your amazing dancers (which the kids absolutely LOVED!!) we managed to raise over $50,000! For this we are sincerely grateful. We look forward to doing it all again with you next year!” Amanda Broomhall, Juiced TV.
“Thank you for organising all the dancers for ALL DA PEOPLE film clip on Wednesday in Cavill Mall. The cast did a great job yet again. You have an incredible team and their enthusiasm and energy really made a difference to the event!” Christophe Broadway, Surfers Paradise Alliance.
Want a jaw dropping performance at your event but you’re on a tight budget? Not to worry, Ikin Dance offers pre-professional talent at a lower cost, utilising performers from our development programs, who are in training to become professional!
We can also supply dozens of elite dance kids for your event! Our kids not only have an INSANE level of talent, but they also have professional attitudes and killer confidence to guarantee a WOW performance every time!
For more information on how Ikin Dance can help you and your event, please contact us. We will hear your ideas, add our creative flair, and get back to you with a no obligation free quote.
Contact: Sherrin Atkinson
Ph: (+61) 0413 155 375