Adult Jazz Dance Classes


Class Schedules & Studio Locations

Fall Session

September 18, 2023 - February 11, 2024

About Our Adult Jazz Dance Classes

Continuous learning

This class is an eclectic blend of styles, heavily influenced by Fosse and Luigi techniques, utilizing popular music of the past and present. This fun class builds the technical and expressive abilities necessary for concert jazz and musical theater venues with an emphasis on line, phrasing. coordination and injury prevention.

Jazz I: Starts at the very beginning. It is designed for students who have never had Jazz before or have studied Jazz so long ago that they want a complete refresher course.

Jazz I.5: For students who have had 4-6 months of recent Jazz training.  

Jazz II: Have been studying Jazz recently and or consistently for a year or more.

Intermediate Jazz: An intermediate is a fairly accomplished dancer who is well versed in Jazz dance vocabulary and has the ability to learn complicated choreography quickly.

 Dance Attire :

Any comfortable dance clothing and jazz shoes

Meet Your Jazz Dance Teachers

Madison Au, Dance Teacher, American Danceinstitute

Madison (Madi) Au

Modern, Jazz, Contemporary, Ballet, and Hip-Hop

Madison (Madi) Au, is a recent graduate from Cal Poly with a Dance Minor. Madi has been dancing for over 20 years!


She has lived in California her whole life, and is new to the Seattle area. 

She is also a Marketing Coordinator for Launch Pop, and enjoys many other art forms such as crochet, painting, drawing, and singing.

She look forward to getting to know everyone and spreading my love for dance!

Donny Gersonde

Tap & jazz

Donny attended Coronado School of the Arts: Musical Theatre,
high school in San Diego, and he holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from the
Hartt School of Music in Connecticut 

After college, he returned to San Diego and became the lead dance teacher for the Coronado School of the Arts-Musical Theatre High School, his alma mater. 

Donny says his love for teaching is equal to his passion for dancing. All levels and all bodies, it brings him joy to get people moving! 

We have evening and weekend classes, but we will add weekday morning classes in the Fall.

Where Are The American Dance Institute Dance Studios Near Me?

Six spacious dance studios in four locations including Greenwood, Wedgwood, Magnolia, and Shoreline.

Click on any red flag above to learn more about our studio locations.

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