Five Reasons Why Maddie Ziegler is a Star

Sadly, after six years on Abby Lee’s Dance Moms, the time has come to farewell our favourite little dancer Maddie Ziegler.

At just 13 years of age, Maddie is parting the reality show to delve deeper into her promising acting career, with a number of films already in the pipeline, including ‘The Book of Henry’ and Sia’s feature-length project ‘Sisters’. She’s also set to become the youngest ever judge on So You Think You Can Dance America! Needless to say, talented is an understatement.

As the curtain closes on her Dance Moms chapter, we’ve listed our favourite Maddie moments that showcase just how gifted she really is – we’ll miss you Mads! 

Maddie on SNL
Maddie brought Sia’s song 'Elastic Heart' to life on the Saturday Night Live stage, knocking it out of the park, as usual.

Maddie in 'Lucky Thirteen': A Dance Film Narrated by Chloë Sevigny
In celebration of her 13th birthday, Maddie danced into her teens by starred in this fun and quirky i-D short film narrated by ‘90s teen icon Chloë Sevigny.

Maddie on Ellen
As Sia belted out her new track 'Alive', all eyes were on little Maddie as she danced around her, proving once again just how captivating she is. 

Maddie performing 'Elastic Heart' with Shia LaBeouf
Teaming up with Hollywood bad boy Shia LaBeouf, Maddie’s dancing capabilities reached new heights in Sia’s official 'Elastic Heart' film clip with over 600 MILLION views on YouTube!

Maddie on Jimmy Kimmel
We were in fits of laughter when we first saw Maddie’s hilarious attempt to teach Jimmy and Guillermo the choreography to Sia’s 'Chandelier'! The outfits! The horror!


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