Susana has been an avid performer since she was little, trained in ballet, jazz, tap, singing and piano.
During her time at the McDonald College, Susana performed the role of Lucy in the New South Wales premiere of 13, and sang ‘Bless the Lord’ in Godspell.
While at AIM, Susana was fortunate to be a part of the ensemble in Rent (Tyran Parke) and to play Peg Hartigan in Summer Rain. At the same time she also performed in various local productions including Hairspray, The Wizard of Oz (both with Packmen Productions) Gigi in Miss Saigon and Carmen in Fame.
After completing her degree, Susana starred in her dream role playing Wendla Bergman in Spring Awakening with independent theatre company, Stagetek Productions, in 2014. She has also been an avid member of Exclaim Theatre company, being in their three latest productions; Dionne in Hair, Mortimer in The Fantasticks and Carla in In The Heights.
Susana was also privileged to take place in the 2015 Sydney New Voices Masterclass and Performance with Matthew Lee Robinson.
Born and raised in Sydney, Australia with a Filipino mother and Australian father, Susana feels lucky to be raised between two incredible cultures. The love of her mixed heritage led her to take part in the 2015 Miss Philippines-Australia, winning the title of Miss Charity Queen Australia 2015.
Susana performed her first solo cabaret in 2015, titled My Musical Wishlist, where all proceeds of the cabaret went to charities as part of her journey as Miss Charity Queen.
She is now a children’s entertainer as part of SuperStar Parties, where she performs as various characters at birthday parties, mall entertainment and festivals.