Children's Modern & Contemporary Dance Classes

Ages 8-11

Class Schedules & Studio Locations

Fall Session

September 18, 2023 - February 11, 2024

Modern 

Contemporary

About Our Children's Modern & Contempory Dance Classes

Continuous learning

Modern  is an expressive dance style includes floor work, solo and group choreography with jazz and ballet components. 

Contemporary teaches the basics of ballet, modern, lyrical and hip hop to create a unique and fluid way of moving! 

Dance Class Attire

Dance pants or leggings, a fitted t-shirt or tank top, and bare feet.

Meet Your Children's Modern & Contemporary 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!

Elana Skeers, Dance Teacher, The American Dance Institute

Elana Skeers

ballet, tap & creative Dance

Since she started dancing at 2 years old, Elana has had many opportunities to follow her passion and grow as a dancer through her home studio and the Joffrey Ballet School.

She has attended many dance intensives, conventions, and competitions over the years to expand her dance training.

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She loves sharing her education and passion for dance with young dancers. Elana is continuing her dance education as a dance major at the UW; taking classes and participating in many performance opportunities.

On top of dancing, Elana enjoys camping with friends, family, and her dog, spending time at the beach, and exploring the Pacific Northwest.

What Are Children's Modern & Contemporary Dance Classes like at American Dance Institute?


American Dance Institute's Children's Modern Dance class performing in the 2022 dance recital.

Where Are The American Dance Institute Dance Studios Near Me?

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

Greenwood 

Magnolia

Wedgwood

Shoreline

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