Madeline Thelen is a 23 year old dancer from Wood River, Nebraska and is excited for her first season with City in Motion Dance Theater. She danced at The Dance Company in Grand Island, Nebraska for 14 years and learned multiple styles of dance. Madeline found her love for modern dance in college where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Dance from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. While in Lincoln she completed a “Movement and Music” internship, where she helped teach dance to seniors in retirement communities. Madeline is certified in Acrobatic Arts, Enhanced Fitness, and teaches multiple barre classes. She is currently teaching hip hop at KCYA, multiple styles for Encore at the Jewish Community Center Kansas City, and dancing for City in Motion Dance Theater .