Modern Dance ⋆ Adults, Teens, Kids ⋆ American Dance Institute

Modern Dance

Modern dance class performers  participating in a Greenwood-Phinney ArtWalk event at American Dance Institute Greenwood.

In addition to modern dance for adults, American Dance Institute also offers teen modern dance classes, and kids modern dance classes for ages 8-12.

Modern Dance Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Greenwood and Magnolia: September 17, 2018 - February 10, 2019

Shoreline: September 11, 2018 - February 3, 2019

Modern Dance In Greenwood

Adult Modern
Level I
Ages 15+

Mondays, 8:00-9:15PM with Abby Zimmerman in Studio #2

Beginning Level II 
in Greenwood

Tuesdays, 8:00-9:15 PM with Kara Burrows in Studio #1

Sundays, 2:15-3:30PM with Abby Zimmerman in Studio #1

Intermediate Level

Mondays, 6:15-7:45PM with Rebecca Barney in Studio #1

Wednesdays, 6:15-7:45 PM with Rebecca Barney in Studio #1

Modern Dance in Magnolia

Adult Modern 
Level I
Ages 15+

No Adult Modern classes are currently running in Magnolia. Check out our other locations!

Modern Dance Classes in Shoreline

Adult Modern
Level I
Ages 15+

Tuesdays, 6:45-8:00PM with Emily Curtiss in Studio #2

Modern dance classes for adults are taught with contemporary dance class influences at American Dance Institute.

Our modern dance classes start with a simple and effective warm-up to build strength and to stimulate core connections and body awareness. The warm up is followed by phrase work focusing on directional and weight changes, rhythm, and Laban Fundamentals (i.e. time, space, effort, etc.) If you don't know what this means we will teach it to you! Our dance classes cater to advanced, intermediate, and beginning students. 

In these one minute videos, watch American Dance Institute Seattle's Intermediate Modern Dance students rehearse for a recent Greenwood-Phinney Ridge Art Walk performance held in Studio #1.

Modern Dance Intermediate Adult students rehearse for a recent Greenwood-Phinney Ridge Art Walk performance

Intermediate Adult Contemporary Students. 

See more Modern dance performances here.

Studio Quality Recital Photography

Fine student images from our June 2018 dance recital.  

Meet Your Dance Instructors
modern dance classes seattle, magnolia, shoreline

American Dance Institute modern dance students Anna & Jessica. They are wonderful people. Come take a class with them.

listen to What adult students think about American Dance Institute's classes & teachers :)

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Cara says, "Now that was a great dance class!"

Besides Modern/Contemporary dance classes, we offer several other dance classes for adults including Ballet, Hip Hop, Jazz, Irish, Flamenco, and Tap. Read a summary description of there classes on our Adult Dance Program page.

Adult Modern Class Ratings
  • Fun & Invogorating
  • Great Teachers
  • Non-Competitiveness
  • Personalized Attention
  • Friendly & Non-Intimidating
  • Consistently Excellent Instruction
  • Value
5.0
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