Modern & Contemporary Dance For Juniors/Teens

Ages 11-14

About Our Modern & Contemporary Dance Classes

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.

Class Schedules & Studio Locations

Fall Session

September 18, 2023 - February 11, 2024

Modern

Contemporary

Meet your Jr./Teen Modern & Contemporary Dance Teachers


Sydney Skinner

Ballet, Hip-HoP & modern

Sydney Skinner is so excited to come on staff at The American Dance Institute, and we are delighted to have her! Sydney joins our team teaching Hip-Hop and subbing for other various styles.

Sydney grew up on the east side of the state where she trained and studied in multiple styles of dance ranging from ballet to hip hop, jazz, contemporary, lyrical, and many more!  

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Sydney is a recent graduate from Gonzaga University, where she majored in Dance (with a Pedagogy concentration), as well as Public Relations. During her time at the University, she was a member of the Bomb Squad (the hip hop dance team) as well as the Repertory Dance Company!  

Welcome aboard Sydney!

 




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.

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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