Katy Eve is known for her strong, feminine performances where she showcases her power, fluidity and sensuality through her iconic dancing style. Katy’s signature performances move beyond pole dancing, and is best known for utilising props that compliment her feminine movements such as rose petals and feathers. Katy is the proud owner of The Brass Room, Canberra’s premiere exotic pole dance studio. She’s a 7x Finalist at Miss Pole Dance Australia, 3x Finalist at Pole Theatre World, she won Dance Filthy, will she win Pole Icon 2023?
Chelle has competed in the pole dance scene for 14 years and secured 16x Top 3 titles in state, national & international competitions. Chelle is not just a pillar of pole dancing, she has also mastered various circus acts and has spent a great deal of her career flying high under Luna Parks Big Top. Strength, flexibility, flow & dynamic movement on the pole has always been Chelle’s signature style, and she has entertained crowds across Australia with her skills in flying trapeze, swinging pole, perch pole and loops. Can she swing her way to the Icon Crown?
Lola Grace is delicious, gooey, fluid sensuality and World Champion of Exotic Generation Flow 2022, Winner of Floorplay Professional Division 2022, Pole Icon People’s Choice 2022 and a Miss Pole Dance Australia Finalist. An Australian pole dancer who has been slinking around the pole for over 14 years and a pole instructor for over a decade, Lola is best known for her mesmerising musicality, intoxicating flow, and love of freestyle technique. Lola is a force to be reckoned with, will she take the title of Pole Icon 2023?
Bailey is a professional pole dance and aerial instructor with 15 years of teaching & coaching experience, and is the proud owner and head instructor at The Pole Park. After studying a BA in Communications and Theatre Media, Bailey began teaching and performing full time. Not only did she have the pleasure of teaching at Sydney’s premier pole dance schools for the last 15 years, but she has been lucky enough to take her knowledge of pole, aerial & dance around the world. Bailey has been competing at a national and international level for the last 10 years, and is so excited to be coming back to the big Pole Icon stage for 2023! Will she add the Pole Icon 2023 title to her impressive list of accolades?
Mischka found her love for pole dancing when she began classes in 2011 at Pole Divas. She quickly became addicted to the freedom of expression that pole dancing offers and began teaching in 2012. Mischka is the current Exotic Generation AUS flow chap, and previous Miss Pole Australia 2020 Queen. She has also placed 3rd in MPDA 2023, and won Tricks Icon at Pole Icon 2022. She has loved pole dancing for over a decade now, and it shows Competing and teaching has given her a chance to experiment with her movement which has made her well known for her static dynamic combos and fluid flow choreography. Returning to the Pole Icon Stage, will this weapon take out the top title?
Carlie has been a pole dance instructor since 2005 and is the proud owner of The Pole boutique in Adelaide. She has used her experience as a performer, personal trainer and group dance and fitness instructor to develop her teaching style and classes. She has competed and performed all over the world in competitions, world pole expo’s and showcases, winning a list of accolades longer than her legs. She is a two time Australian Pole Champion, and has won the Miss Pole Dance Australia competition in both solo and doubles divisions. Will 2023 be the year she ads the Pole Icon Title to her belt?
Suzie Q & Toby J
It’s Suzie Q and Toby J! Three Time Australian Pairs Pole Champions, Finalists on Australia’s Got Talent, last years “Show Icon” and Cruise Ship guest entertainers. Toby is known as “The Pole Doctor” and has built over forty Australian pole studios and installed poles in over 1000 Aussie homes. Suzie is the author of the book “The Stripper Next Door” and runs the Pole Teacher Training program for Sydney Pole. Together they’ve won the Asia Pacific Pole Championships (Pairs), are NSW Pole Champions and Took Home “Show Icon at Pole Icon 2022. Can they takeout the most sought after Pole Icon title in 2023?.
Camille is a Miss Pole Dance Australia repeat offender and is based in Perth. She loves training for competitions and strives to present a unique and beautiful show every time. The stage makes her feel so alive. Outside of pole her job as a lawyer keeps her on her toes as well as Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, afro-latin dancing and yoga! Will she have what it takes to be crowned Pole Icon 2023?
Coco (NSW) has been pole dancing for over eleven years, and is also a qualified personal trainer! In a past life before she found the joys of pole she was an ESL and primary school teacher. Coco is skilled in aerials, contortion and hand balancing, having trained with Olga Sidorova. She loves the spirit of community, compassion and empowerment that pole dancing can create for people. Her pole acts are impressive, enough to gain her the Pole Icon 2023 crown?
Blue Phoenix began pole dancing after buying an online voucher for a lesson in 2012 – and has never looked back! A doctor in Marine Science, turned personal trainer and fitness model, turned delicious pole dancer. Blue Phoenix teaches at a number of studios in Sydney, and performs regularly for events across the world. He has competed in (and won!) many competitions around Australia and internationally, and also judges for pole competitions globally! His style is a combination of strength and flex, and ooey gooey erotic leg work. He’s Mr Pole Dance 2022, and one half of Peoples Choice Pole Icon 2022. Will he be the next Pole Icon in 2023?
Miss Filly has been teaching pole and competing professionally since 2010. Renowned worldwide for her unique style of movement her, her powerhouse strength and fearlessness, she is equally as passionate about the pole industry itself as she is about winning titles! Aside from being crowned Miss Pole Dance Australia twice, she is also an Australian Pole Champion, has been voted Australia’s most Influential in the pole community and holds more accolades int he pole world than should be physically possible. Miss Filly scored 2nd place at Pole Icon 2022, will she add Winner of Pole Icon in 2023?
1st Place Miss Pole Dance Australia 2022 1st Place – Miss Pole Dance NSW 2022 1st Place – NSW Pole Championships Professional 2018
Soul Sisters, Yin to each other’s Yang, Best friends like Barbie & Whitney, Caroline & Jess aka Two Moons (VIC) are an electric duo from Pole Divas Melbourne. Caroline & Jess first appeared on stage together at Dance Filthy Sydney 2021 and have been inseparable since. Since then, Two Moons have competed in Exotic Generation Show Group 2021 , Pole Icon 2022, performed in the Pole Divas Unleashed Closer as the Duo Act and was the Frisk Pole Dance competitions opening show. in which they recreated the movie Striptease. They are overjoyed with the invitation to compete in Pole Icon 2023 and they cannot wait to perform their show for you!
Jacob (NSW) has been pole dancing for just over 5 years, is an instructor at the gorgeous @poleathletica, is proudly sponsored by @Griptinite, and is excited to share his distinctive artistry with Pole Icon 2023. His mesmerising dance style is fluid, lyrical and contemporary. Jacob has the remarkable ability to eloquently share well crafted narratives through a unique style of movement and physicality utilising pole art and dance. His beautiful stagework has landed him the title of Mr Pole Dance 2021, and Pole Icon’s Dance Icon 2022. Will he add Pole Icon 2023 to his list of titles?
Natty (VIC) has been a frequent and well known contender in the pole scene for the last 9 years, achieving many top 3 titles to her name, and is a SkyHigh Heels ambassador. Dynamic flow meets exotic pole, Natty is known for her musicality, strength and choreography. She loves creating memorable routines and putting her everything into a performance, creating something you’ll go home talking about for weeks. With an extremely impressive list of Pole titles to her name, and a rig that you can set your watch to, the Pole Icon 2023 audience is in for a treat with Natty!
Miss Sang (ACT) or SANGA BANG as she’s known by her adoring fans! Sang is known for her sassy moves and personally on the stage! Running her own dance school and teaching pole at @TheBrassRoom, she’s trained in jazz, hip hop, contemporary, ballet, commercial heels and is involved in many productions empowering women in dance, as well as being a repeat offender on competition stages across Australia. Among her extensive list of titles is Pole Icon 2nd Runner Up 2022! Will 2023 be the year she takes the top spot?
David AEon Helman is an international award winning circus performer and pole dancer. As a child, David trained with the Israeli Classical Ballet Centre, practiced yoga, meditation and was taught the traditional South Indian Bharatanatyam style of dance. He became a fully qualified Yoga instructor at the age of 16, and graduated in Tel-Aviv, Israel, majoring in acting and costume design. In 2006 David migrated to Australia. Whilst completing his bachelors in graphic design and multimedia he started exploring circus arts & pole. His circus training consists of aerial pole, pole, aerial sling, silks and double trapeze. He has been a cast member of multiple shows locally and internationally, is an outstanding member of the LGBTQI+ community participating in various productions for Mardi Gras, he was Mr Pole Dance Australia 2017 and now – we have David on the Pole Icon 2023 stage. Will he take out the crown?
Maddie Sparkle (NSW) is famous for her perfect splits. She has a unique classique style pole and loves the adding sexiness to her routines. Maddie is strong and flexible, she began her pole career by winning first place at Pole Dancing Universe public competition in 2012, and has since been dazzling crowds across Australia. She has been pole dancing for almost 12 years and trains daily on her flexibility. Maddie has a sexy Australian style of dancing and almost always dances in her 8 inch heels. Maddie is the co-owner of Pole Dance Academy with her sister Shimmy. She is also the co-creator of both Dance Filthy and Pole Theatre. Maddie is passionate about both performing and teaching her amazing students. You can find Maddie touring throughout the year or teaching at her home studio Pole Dance Academy.
Two time International pole champion, four time national pole champion and four time state pole champion Gracie Buntine (VIC) is a truly iconic pole dancer and has been involved in the dance industry for over 10 years in a multitude of capacities. Gracie has been a featured pole performer, judge and mentor across the world, and is a proudly sponsored athlete. She joyfully performs and instructs all over the world and has graced the covers and pages of magazines and also featured in film and television appearances. Gracie is the proud founder & mentor of her pole, performance & lifestyle coaching business The Institute of Stardust. With so many championships under her belt, will she be adding Pole Icon 2023 to her list of titles?
Dallas Dee (NSW) is one of Australia’s top showgirls, having taught, danced, judged and competed on stages both nationally and internationally. Dallas is known for putting the SHOW in showgirl – with her routines comprising everything from powerhouse pole combos live bands, pyrotechnics, backup dancers and monumental glitter drops. Dallas loves mentoring and teaching the next generation of upcoming Showponies at her studio @showponypoleandburlesque, and also produces several shows/ showcases each year promoting new performers. Dallas is ready to pony up for Pole Icon 2023!
With 12 years in the industry and an elite level gymnastics background, Bethany (VIC) is the proud owner of Aerial Dance Studios and Inferno Entertainment, both in Ballarat. She has travelled the world teaching and performing pole and aerial fitness. Her favourite dance style is dynamic pole and as such, she is well known for her death defying flips, stunts and drops. Bethany is an award winning pole champion with many titles to her name, including being a 2x Australian Pole Champion, and is one of Australia’s leading pole entertainers. Her performances will leave your jaw on the floor, can this tattooed stunt queen take out the title of Pole Icon 2023?
Lennox (NSW) is a fierce and fabulous performer, known for his sexy flexy style and tricks. Lennox has been a premiere performer in the openings of Mr Pole Dance Australia, Miss Pole Dance Australia, Miss Pole Dance NSW as well as being a guest performer and judge at MPDWA. Lennox is a leading pole entertainer in the LGBTQI+ community having performed with Heaps Gay, Poof Doof, Mardi Gras, HOMOXL, Fame Fridays, and was part of the Mardi Gras 2022 Headliner act performing with Darren Hayes in front of over 40,000 people at the SCG and hundreds of thousands more on live TV. When he’s not wowing audiences at clubs he’s teaching at Bobbis Pole Studio in Sydney. Lennox has been a stand-out entertainer in the pole world for years, he’s a legend, he’s the moment, will he be Pole Icon 2023?
Ruby, London, Mel Grace
Did someone say Supergroup?? Hailing from the west coast (WA), these 3 pole angels are well known for representing the iconic showgirl style. The hypnotic slink of London, alongside the fierce flow of Mel Grace combined with the sensual goddess that is Ruby; this bombshell trio is set to blow your minds. The trio have all representing WA on the Miss Pole Dance Australia stage as national finalists over the years. Their combined list of titles is matched only by the lengths of their legs. They are coming up with something really exciting for Pole Icon 2023, do they have what it takes to steal the win? Do we even have 3 crowns to give them if they do?? Find out in June!.
ABOUT POLE ICON
A spectacular annual championship featuring Australia’s best pole dancers. An evening of unforgettable performances from the biggest names in pole dancing in a professional theatrical stage production. Produced by Chilli Rox – Australia’s Most Influential Pole Dancer 3 years running and owner of Pole Class Sydney.
Level 1, 82 May St ST PETERS NSW 2044 0417 285 006