Yulia Tikka was born in St. Petersburg and started ballet dancing there when she was 10 years old.
In 2008 she successfully completed the Vaganova Academy. During her studies as a ballet dancer she had the opportunity to participate in international dance competitions. After her studies she worked for 6 years in the Michailovsky Theatre in Saint-Petersburg. Besides, she graduated with a master’s degree in “Choreographic Art”.
“Since my goal is to gain more international experience, I have decided to go to Europe. In 2015-2016 I have danced at the Hungarian Opera House in Budapest. Since 2016 I am working full-time in Germany at the Aalto-Theater in Essen as a ballet dancer”.
2009 Grand Prize winner of XIX International Ballet Competition,
2012 Finalist of VII Helsinki International Ballet Competition,
Yulia will be part of the Rosenthal Ballet School in 2020.