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Dance Moms- Chloe

Chloe Lukasiak was my favourite dancer on the TV show Dance Moms. She left the Abby Lee Dance Company (ALDC) at the end of the 4th series/season due to not being able to cope with treatment by the dance teacher Abby Lee Miller.  Now, Abby seems to like to pick on people (although she claims everything she does is for the good of her dancers) but Chloe seemed to become a particular target, largely because Abby doesn't like Chloe's mum Christi. One incident that I thought was particularly nasty was when Abby refused to call Chloe by her name and instead referred to her as "that girl over there" or something similar. It seemed dehumanising to me.

I think that regardless of how you feel about your students' parents, you should never bring it into class and take it out on the students. Last year they showed the UK version of the show (called Dance Mums) with actress, dancer and singer Jennifer Ellison as the teacher. When Jennifer had a problem with one of the mums she got her student's grandma to bring her to classes instead. Abby could have done something similar or just asked Christi not to come in. (To be fair, Jennifer later had a problem with the grandma as well!). Since shows like this are edited, we don't know what's really going on but Abby appeared to treat Chloe horribly at times.

Chloe had been dancing at the ALDC since she was 2. Her favourite types of dance to perform are lyrical and musical theatre. She is now dancing with Studio 19 and has started a feature on YouTube called The Team Chloe Dance Project.

Here's Chloe performing her solo Follow You.





Also here's a link to a video of her new dance Almost Lover: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8IXRO_6lnu0


For more on Chloe and what she's doing now, visit her official website: www.chloe-lukasiak.com



If you're a Dance Moms fan check out my other Dance Moms related posts:

Asia: http://starsparklex.blogspot.co.uk/2014/09/dance-moms-asia.html

Asia vs JoJo: http://starsparklex.blogspot.co.uk/2015/03/dance-moms-asia-vs-jojo.html

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