Our instructors bring a wealth of teaching experience to their classes. See our roster of awesome instructors below!
Interested in joining our team?
Metropolis Dance is always looking for outstanding instructors to support our mission. We look for enthusiastic, committed individuals who genuinely believe in the power of dance to enhance the lives of our students. We love meeting people who have backgrounds in choreography and performance. Email us your resume today at email@example.com :)
Annlee Hoy is the founder of Metropolis Dance. She has a background in hip-hop, jazz, and cheer. Her most memorable dance experiences were taking first place at UDA Nationals in 2002 and dancing 3 seasons on the Supersonics Dance Team. (Bring them back!) She also danced with a Seattle hip-hop crew PG. Annlee loves the benefits that dance brings physically, emotionally, and the community it brings.
Annlee is committed to providing a dance program welcome to students of all levels with an emphasis on building confidence while sharing the joy of dance!
INSTRUCTOR, COMPETITION TEAM COACH
Mikayla, a Bay Area native, trained in contemporary dance for two years in high school before discovering hip hop and urban dance styles her senior year. She joined a local team which opened up many opportunities for her, such as performing in Disneyland, and competing at a national level. Mikayla has been with Metropolis Dance for 6 years and students adore her fun choreography and loving personality! She got her degree at Seattle Pacific University and former president and choreographer for SPU’s urban dance crew, Ante Up. Mikayla is also head coach and choreographer for our Metropolis Dance competition dance team.
Vivian Larsen is a teacher, choreographer, and performance artist. She has recently received her BFA in dance from Cornish College of the Arts. Vivian began training at seven in Las Vegas. She has trained in contemporary, ballet, modern, lyrical, and jazz. Vivian studied at Las Vegas Academy of the Arts High School, Las Vegas Dance Academy, and Academy of Nevada Ballet Theatre.
Vivian has worked as an assistant choreographer and dance instructor for Winchester Headliner’s production of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. She has also taught various styles of dance in Las Vegas and the Seattle area. Vivian has also performed and choreographed in many Cornish productions and student-produced productions.
Vivian is currently teaching and choreographing around Seattle and is incredibly excited to work with these amazing students!
HIP HOP, JAZZ, MUSICAL THEATER
Maddie is a founding member of Seattle tap company Alchemy Tap Project, and a student of dance in its many forms. Having studied ballet, jazz, contemporary, and modern in addition to tap dance, Madeline is interested in the cross-disciplinary benefits of pursuing a diverse dance education. In her personal practice, and professional performance experience, Madeline accesses all facets of her dance training to inform, enhance, and explore what movement can be. Maddie holds a B.A. with the University of Washington with a double major in Dance and English, with honors.
BOLLYWOOD DANCE, CARDIO
Tulika has been a group fitness instructor since 2009. She loves sharing her passion for health and wellness by showing her classes that fitness can be fun. She has been a certified BollyX instructor for 7 years and it is her favorite dance fitness style to teach! She is so happy to be able to teach BollyX for Metropolis Dance.