Taveeta Maria Chanel Szymanowicz-Bramble[2] (born June 17, 1996) portrays Thalia on The Next Step.


Taveeta was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario to a Polish mother and St. Lucian father.[2]

Taveeta started dancing at the age of 6 by taking a ballet class that her mother enrolled her in due to her hyperactivity.[3] Later, at the age of 9, she took a jazz class and found her passion for dance.[3]


Taveeta currently portrays Valerie Graves on the Nickelodeon show Make It Pop. She is set to portray Ashley in the film adaptation of David Levithan's critically acclaimed novel, Every Day.[4]

She has released three songs entitled: "Girls Night," "Fantasy Interlude," and "Better Off Without You." In 2017, she released her first album entitled Resurrection.[5]

She choreographed a dance in Season 6.[6]

Personal life

Taveeta attended Cardinal Carter Academy of the Arts.[7] While in high school, she took a law course and loved it; Taveeta has said that she would be a lawyer if she weren't a dancer.[8]

Taveeta has two half-sisters named Ava and Piper.[9] She has family residing in Greece.[10]


  • Taveeta's favourite singer is Shane Harte.[2]
  • Taveeta's favourite food is a Polish delicacy known as strawberry mac.[3]


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External links


  1. Taveeta Szymanowicz. IMDb. Retrieved on January 11, 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Fan Q&A with Taveeta. Youtube (Aug 31, 2015). Retrieved on September 23, 2015.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 The Next Step - Taveeta Szymanowicz Snapchat Q&A (July 2016). Youtube (Sep 2, 2016). Retrieved on September 9, 2016.
  4. Every Day (upcoming film). Wikipedia. Retrieved on July 26, 2017.
  5. North York actress Taveeta releases debut album. Inside Toronto (Jun 25, 2017). Retrieved on July 26, 2017.
  6. [1]. Youtube (November 20, 2018). Retrieved on November 20, 2018.
  7. Taveeta Szymanowicz - Bio, Facts, Family. Famous Birthdays. Retrieved on September 23, 2015.
  8. What Non-Dance Jobs Would the Next Step Cast Have? - Dance Chats. Youtube (July 15, 2015). Retrieved on January 25, 2016.
  9. The Next Step Souvenir Book. Wikia. Retrieved on April 21, 2016.
  10. Taveeta Szymanowicz - Since Season 1 of Make It Pop. YouTube November 9, 2015. Retrieved February 17, 2016.
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