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Chloe's Season 4.5 Promo Photo
Gender: Female
Born: May 25, 2001
Age: 13
Height: 5' 5" (Nov. 2014) [1]
Adult Ht:
5' 6"
Home: Churchill, PA
Occupation: Dancer
8th in 2014/2015 [2]
Affiliations: Abby Lee Dance Company (former)
Studio 19 Dance Complex
Friends and Family
Parents: Christi Lukasiak (mother)
Marc Lukasiak (father)
Siblings: Clara Lukasiak (younger sister)
Friends: Brooke Hyland
Paige Hyland
Brandon Pent
Nia Frazier
Nina Linhart
Asia Monet Ray
Sarah Reasons
Ava Cota
Kamryn Beck
Auriel Welty
Katherine Narasimhan
McKenzie Morales
Gavin Morales
Tea' Adamson
Kaycee Rice
Jade Cloud
Kaeli Ware
Brandon Talbott
Pets: Cami (dog)
Maisy (dog)
Maggie (dog)
Nicknames Chlobird (by her family)
Chlo (by everyone)
Autographs Chloeautograph
Episode Run
Debut: The Competition Begins
Last: Playing Favorites
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Chloe Elizabeth Lukasiak (born May 25, 2001) is the daughter of Marc and Christi Lukasiak and older sister of Clara Alexandra Lukasiak. She is a strong and a talented dancer, and was Maddie Ziegler's main competition at the Abby Lee Dance Company. She is in eighth grade.

Abby has usually placed Chloe in the middle of the pyramid, but sometimes on the bottom, and occasionally on top.

At competitions, she usually places high and often wins, but not as much as Maddie. Chloe's genres are usually lyrical or contemporary, although in Season 1, many of her solos were musical theater. She believes her best dance ability is her turning.[3]

She is often compared to Maddie Ziegler even though she and her mother feel the two shouldn't be compared. Also, because of this comparison, Chloe often second guesses herself.

Chloe is shown to be very sweet and modest. Like other girls on the show, she is reported to be a straight-A student,[4] and has a reputation among them for being especially studious.[5]

Chloe has been seen training elsewhere in the summer of 2014. In September, a group photo for Studio 19 Dance Complex included Chloe.[6] She has also been working on various projects with Blake McGrath and Shannon Mather.

Christi has strongly indicated on Twitter that Chloe will not return to Abby's studio and will now dance and compete with Studio 19.

In Dance Moms

Season 1

  • In Wildly Inappropriate, editing seems to show Chloe's reaction when losing to Maddie; in reality, they were in different age categories and both finished first, generating one of the show's first controversies.
  • In Stealing the Show, Christi becomes angry with Melissa at the competition because Maddie has been given two solos, and has been better prepared. While Christi confronts Melissa in a hallway, Chloe simultaneously reaches out to embrace Maddie. Backstage, the two girls hug, and tell each other that they love one another.
  • In Cathy Brings It On, she performs "Dream On A Star," which is one of her favorite solos, as well as one of Abby's.[7][8] Prior to performing, she was rattled by Cathy using the same music for one of her own dancers, Taylor.
  • In It All Ends Here during a difficult period, Chloe states that she is tired of dancing. At a lake, Abby gives her words of encouragement, telling her she is her first choice for things like duets with Maddie; and that she is absolutely capable of going on Broadway someday, or becoming a Rockette. At the national competition Chloe forgets her solo and freezes onstage. Her duet wins first, as does the group dance.
  • She portrayed young Lux in the music video "It's Like Summer," filmed during the Season One finale, because the directors felt she looked the most like Lux.

Season 2

  • In No One Likes A Bully during rehearsals, Abby accuses Chloe of being cocky, making up her own choreography and not having a brain in her head. Chloe's tears make dark spots on her dancewear.
  • In Abbygeddon, the girls auditioned for a Joffrey Ballet School Scholarship. In the end, Chloe is the only one who receives a full scholarship on the show. Maddie received a full scholarship for Joffrey's modern dance program. In reality, Maddie and Chloe received scholarships to Joffrey, but they were unable to attend due to Nationals. At competition Chloe won with her solo "Red Queen and beat Kendall with similar theme solo.
  • In The Battle Begins Chloe was on the top of the pyramid and became the "star" of the group dance. She also had a solo and trio with Brooke and Paige. Abby has the other girls criticize Chloe's dancing, creating awkward moments for Chloe. Abby pressures Chloe on her responsibilities, saying the fate of the entire team rests on Chloe's shoulders. In distress, Chloe complains of pain and stops practicing, tended by Gianna and her mother.
  • In Night of the Living Dancers, Melissa reports that Chloe has used a doctor's appointment as an opportunity to skip class and go to a movie.
  • In Break a Leg, Abby and Christi fight and Abby ends up yelling at Christi that her daughter is "a little sneak." Chloe rushes out of the room crying, comforted by her fellow dancers.
  • In Nationals 90210, Chloe wins a National Title for her solo, "Silence."

Season 3

  • During the break between seasons, Abby sent a letter to entertainment reporter Lori Acken, complaining about Chloe's paid Meet and Greets; complaining that Chloe had wanted to be paid to appear on the cover of the ALDC Annual Dance Concert Program; complaining that Chloe continually came late to classes and left early; and complaining about Christi's constant negative remarks against Abby.
  • In The Smoke Before the Fire, Abby opines that Chloe has regressed in her dancing due to being busy with other activities.
  • In the first episode, The Beginning of the End, Abby tells Chloe that she has allowed Maddie to return to the top, as Chloe didn't attend practice over the break. Abby also complains that only two girls showed up to classes during the break, making it impossible for her guest choreographers to teach new group dances; and impossible for everyone to learn and rehearse at least two new solos apiece before the season starts, as they had the year before. When Ally is given the lead in "Angels and Demons," Holly believes that Abby is looking to punish Chloe for missing bootie camp; with Jill believing that Abby is teaching Chloe a lesson, against staying away from the studio for three months, and instead coming to classes.
  • In But I'm a National Champion!, Chloe is given a contemporary solo. Christi considers it a punishment, as it will compete against Sophia Lucia. Chloe takes it as inspiration to prove that she can become as good; but later worries that she let her mother down.
  • In Revenge of the Replacements, Abby plans on starting the acro group dance with Chloe performing a standing back tuck, since Christi had boasted of her capability in doing it. Chloe is not confident in her gymnastic abilities, and the girls only perform standing back handsprings. When her solo finishes second to Kaeli's, Abby tells her she was not even close to defeating the former replacement. Christi explains that Chloe arrives late for classes because she gets off school at 4:30.
  • In Boys Are Cuties, Girls Have Cooties, Chloe drops her hat during the group dance and Christi storms out with her daughter, telling Abby to replace them.
  • In Rotten to the Core, Chloe is suspended for what happened in the previous episode. She returns to hugs from her teammates in You've Been Unfriended, but remains suspended and is not placed on the pyramid for this and following episodes. Abby refuses to even speak her name.
  • In All's Fair in Love and War, Abby decides to keep her suspended, saying she made up her own choreography in the previous group dance.
  • Her suspension is finally removed in The Apple of Her Eye. Chloe also receives a duet with Paige, Abby stating that Chloe has slipped to Paige's ability level; the duet later wins first place.
  • In She's a Maniac, Abby yells at her; Chloe cries and tells her mother she thought she was doing the correct choreography. Following her 1980's style solo, Chloe makes the "sign of the horns" which Christi had taught her; Abby finds this gesture inappropriate.
  • In The Politics of Dancing, Abby has members of the team vote for whether Chloe or Maddie gave a better performance. Chloe receives three votes versus Maddie's seven.
  • In Candy Apple Showdown, Chloe and Paige visit a casting agent. Abby gives Chloe a solo named "My Obsession," and asks what Chloe's obsession really is. Chloe replies that her obsession is dancing. Her solo finishes third, behind Maddie; and also behind Zack in a tiebreaker. In choreography never broadcast, Abby has Chloe shooting Maddie at the end of the group dance, and only a mangled, edited-version of the performance is shown on television.
  • In Tell All, Part 2, Cathy says she would pick Chloe as a dancer from among Abby's dancers, and that Abby does not appreciate her.
  • In Boy Crazy, Mom Crazy, Christi gets into a fight with Kelly and upsets Paige. Abby has her look into a mirror at what a sad girl she is, blaming her mother; Christi instead blames Abby.
  • In Two Girls, One Solo, Chloe and Maddie are given nearly identical music, costumes and choreography. At awards, Chloe is given first place. Later in the dressing room, the competition director says that the scores were miscalculated, and that this would mean that Maddie would have been first. Chloe says she was a little upset, but was happy for Maddie.
  • In Abby's "So Far This Season...", the solos from Two Girls, One Solo are discussed again, and a legible scoresheet shows Chloe with a score beyond the maximum limit in choreography. Abby says she is proud of both her dancers, and that both are capable of beating the other.
  • In extras from Divas Las Vegas, Chloe cries, saying Abby told her that judges must have had something wrong with them to give her a victory over Maddie.
  • In Do-Si-Do and Do-Si-Don't, Abby gives Chloe a duet with Asia with the need to prove herself before nationals. The odd pairing finishes second.
  • In The Big, Not So, Easy, Chloe and Kendall are given identical choreography to practice before seeing who should compete at nationals. Before a decision is made, Christi and Leslie get into an altercation. When both are kicked out, Chloe leaves with her mother.
  • In 'Twas the Fight Before Christmas, Chloe says what she would like for Christmas is to have her braces removed. Due to her studious reputation, Abby gives her an e-reader and books as gifts.

Season 4

  • In Guess Who's Coming to the Dance?, it is noted that Chloe is going to a new school.
  • In Two Can Play This Game, Abby pits Chloe against Kendall to decide who she will view as her #2 dancer behind Maddie. Chloe's solo beats Kendall, as well as Lucas from the Candy Apple's.
  • In Dance Moms Cares Special — actually filmed before the start of the new season — Abby says she has not heard from Chloe or Christi since nationals.
  • In Chloe vs. Kendall: Round 2, Abby asks if Chloe or her mother were responsible for her dancing last in her competition against Kendall, when she was listed first in the program. Chloe denies that they were the ones who changed things, but says she had desired to watch the competition first, to see what it would take to beat them. This gives Abby an excuse to pit the two against each other again. At the competition, Chloe takes first place.
  • In No One is Safe, Abby pressures Christi into homeschooling Chloe so she can get additional privates like Maddie. Chloe says she likes going to school and that it keeps her normal.
  • In Clash of the Chloes, she is pitted against a "new Chloe" dancing for the ALDC, Chloe Nguyen. The newcomer finishes second, ahead of the "old Chloe's" fourth place.
  • In Big Trouble in the Big Apple, there are auditions for new dancers. Chloe worries that she's replaceable to Abby and cries when saying she's scared. Abby has given Chloe a duet with Paige; but Abby also says she has a secret weapon, a second duet with Kalani and Maddie. Kelly and Christi accuse Melissa of being a liar, and that she has taught her daughter to be liar as well. Christi says that it is a hard lesson to learn when you are twelve, to discover your friends aren't really your friends. When Maddie says that she did not know they would be entered at the time she had said they would not perform their duet, Kelly likewise tells Chloe that she knows who her friends really are. Following more drama, Chloe and Paige's duet finishes second behind that of Kalani and Maddie.
  • In Wingman Down, Maddie and Chloe are given a duet, called "Confessions." Abby says the idea is Chloe is confessing to Maddie, while Christi says it should be the other way. Later, Maddie talks to Chloe, but Chloe is not shown speaking back.
  • In Blame It on the New Girl, she slowly dances with a resident of Maryen's nursing home and hugs Abby after the competition.
  • In Decisions Decisions, Abby is in a bad mood following a long list of censored words by Christi. Abby tells Chloe that she is a great girl and everyone likes her, but the moms expect Abby to take it out on Chloe anyway.
  • In Family Comes First, Abby announces that her mother, Mrs. Miller, is dying. Tears fall from Chloe's face and Abby calls Chloe over for a hug in their shared loss. On the bus to the competition, Holly asks the girls to recount memories of Mrs. Miller and Chloe again becomes equally upset.

Outside Dance Moms

  • On October 4th & 5th, Chloe helped assist VIP Dance Events in Calgary along with Hayden Hopkins, Tate McRae, and choreographers such as Blake McGrath. A video of a solo she performed can be seen here.
  • Chloe is currently working with Just For Kix. She has also started a campaign with the company called #NobodyisYOU.
  • On November 4th, Chloe released, on her YouTube, a video of her performing a solo, "Skyscraper". It was choreographed by Blake McGrath (he also directed the video) and Shannon Mather.
  • Chloe has recently been working on filming music videos, the first one with artist Solveig Romero and her new song "Turn It Up".[9][10][11][12] Another music video she has been working on is for the official music video of Jess Goodwin's song "Fool Me Once". The director of the video is Helton "Brazil" Siqueira and the choreographer is Kyle Hanagami.[13][14][15][16][17]
  • Chloe has also recently been putting out videos on her YouTube every Monday with topics ranging from answering questions, her book club, her favorite things of the month and tag videos. Recently she has had Clara as well as Paige be included in her videos. She also is releasing videos every Tuesday as a part of Team Chloe Dance Project. Chloe has made the unlikely claim[18] this is for the subscribers and fans, so they "can continue on the dance journey with [her]."[19]
  • On February 24th, the official music video for Jess Goodwin's song "Fool Me Once" was released. It can be found here.
  • On March 14th, she attended Star Systems competition as part of Studio 19. She performed duet with Madelyne Spang (Instagram) called "Hanging By A Thread" (1st Overall Senior Duo/Trio), group "Fiesta" and junior large group "Break the Silence" (High Score, Junior Ultimate Achievement Winner).

Pre-Dance Moms Dances

Musical Theater Genre Solos

Ballet Genre Solos

  • Princess Chloe[20] (2008), (Pictures)
  • La Fille Mal Gardee (2011)


Group Dances

Pre-Dance Moms Awards

  • Jr. Miss Dance of Pennsylvania, Dance Masters of America, Chapter #10, 2011
  • Thank You For the Music: 2nd Overall at Dance Educators of America
  • Ma, He's Making Eyes at Me: 2nd Overall at Dance Educators of America
  • I Like to Fuss: 2nd Overall at Onstage New York


Season 1

Episode  1  2  3  4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12 
Chloe Middle Middle Middle Middle Bottom Middle Middle Week-Off
[n 1][21][22]
Top Middle Middle Straight Line
  1. Chloe's picture was placed in the bottom row between Nia and Vivi-Anne. Abby told Chloe she was taking the week-off without a solo so she could work on her technique. Christi said she was shocked Chloe was placed at the bottom.

Season 2A

Episode  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13 
Chloe Middle Middle Middle Top Middle Middle Middle Middle Middle Middle Middle Bottom Bottom

Season 2B

Episode  14   15   16   17   18   19   20   21   22   23   24   25   26 
Chloe Top Top Bottom Middle Middle Top Middle Bottom Middle Bottom Middle Middle Bottom

Season 3A

Episode  1 
[n3 1]
 2  3   4   5   6   7 
[n3 2]
 8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16  17/
Chloe N/A Bottom Bottom Bottom Middle Middle Bottom N/A Middle Middle Middle Bottom Middle Top
  1. In week 1, Abby threw unrevealed pyramid photos into the trash due to the absence of Brooke and Paige, stating "no pyramid." Later she tells Chloe "You were at the top of the pyramid. You were the national winner."
  2. In week 7, Chloe was placed on the bottom with 'suspended' written across her photo, which was eventually replaced by a picture of Brooke.

Season 3B

Episode  22   23   28   30   31   32   33   34   35   36   37 
Chloe Middle Middle Middle Middle Middle Middle N/A Top Middle Middle

Season 4A

Episode  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16 
Chloe Bottom Middle Middle Middle Top Middle Bottom Bottom Middle Middle Bottom Middle Bottom Straight Middle Bottom

Season 4B

Episode  21    22    23 
[n4b 1]
  24    25   26 
[n4b 2]
[n4b 3]
 28   29   30 
Chloe Top Bottom Bottom Bottom Bottom Number 2 Bottom Straight Line Bottom Bottom
  1. In episode 23, there were two levels to the pyramid. From left to right, the top row was Kendall, Mackenzie, Sarah H.
  2. In episode 26, Abby presented her rankings in the form of a totem pole.
  3. In episode 27, there were two levels of the pyramid. Maddie was placed at the upper left, and Abby said she was on top.

Season 5

Episode  1 
Chloe Bottom

Dance Moms Dances

To see tables for Chloe Lukasiak's dances and results, visit the Chloe Lukasiak/Dances subpage.


  • According to Christi (sometime on or before July 19th, 2014), "At this point, I'm just going to say: Chloe only dances there for the show, because I kinda got tired of what Abby does to her. So she's only there dancing for the show."[23]
  • Chloe had won three crowns before the show: National Small Fry, Miss Dance Educators of America 2010, and Junior Miss Dance Educators of America 2011.[24]
  • In July 2014, Chloe named "Dream on a Star" and "Lucky Star" as her favorite solos, also mentioning "Into Me." (Chloe had named "Dream On A Star" as her favorite solo (circa February 2014.[25] She previously listed her favorite solos as "Dream On A Star" and "Silence"; and listed her favorite group dances as "The Last Text" and another already performed for Season Three.[7])
  • As explained in Revenge of the Replacements, Chloe remains at school until 4:30, making her perpetually late for dance classes.
  • Chloe applied to Pittsburgh CAPA and was accepted in 2012; however, she no longer goes there.
  • Chloe and Paige are often called twins because they look alike.[24]
  • Sometime in the fall of 2010, Chloe fractured her arm doing a back handspring, according to her at an unknown meet and greet. There are some late 2010 pictures of her with a pink cast on her arm (also covering a couple of her fingers) and an old video from October 2010 of Chloe and Paige dancing at a ballet store that Christi uploaded to her YouTube channel in December 2011 also shows Chloe wearing her cast.[26]
  • Chloe would like to be on Broadway or be a Rockette.[27][7][28]
  • Chloe's next goals include acting,[29] and she would like to be in a dance movie.[28]
  • She recently got braces again around September of 2013 (for the second time in her life, and previously in 2009).
  • If she does not end up dancing when she gets older, she would like to be a pediatrician.[28][29]
  • Chloe grew four inches between the end of Season 2 and the start of Season 3. Christi says that this growth spurt made Chloe re-learn how to control her body while dancing.[30]
  • Chloe's favorite duets are "Inside of Me" and "Black Swan," both with Maddie.[31]
  • Chloe says that while they are competitors, she has always been best friends with Maddie, and they have always supported each other at competitions.[32]
  • Chloe says she usually learns her solos for the show in forty-five minutes.[33]
  • Chloe says she takes dance classes when they aren't filming on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays,[34] from four-thirty to eight o'clock; and sometimes on Saturday.[24] Christi similarly indicates that Chloe dances ten to twelve hours per week. Later after leaving the ALDC, she said she was training about 15 hours a week.[35]
  • Chloe’s first trio partners were Paige and Josh Hyland,[24] Brooke and Paige's brother. Since then, Chloe has been dancing a trio with Paige and Maddie.
  • Chloe has asthma.[24]
  • Chloe has been similar in height to Paige, although they have gone back-and-forth in being taller.
  • Chloe could not watch the season premiere of Dance Moms the night it was broadcast because it started at ten, which was past her bedtime.[24]
  • Chloe and Paige had planned a double wedding for a year, down to the last detail.[24]
  • Chloe entered an audition video (link) for the role of "Maddy" in the movie La Vida Robot. The role instead went to a different and younger dancer, Aubrey Miller.
  • Chloe’s first dog was Cami, second Maisy, and current Maggie - all from the Humane Society.[24]
  • Chloe beat Maddie three times in dance before the show started.[24]
  • Chloe hates pizza.[24]
  • Chloe has blonde hair which gets darker during the winter, prominent brown eyebrows and brown eyes like Mackenzie and Nia. Her hair was mostly straight in earlier seasons.
  • Chloe's favorite book is the Sisters Grimm series.[24]
  • Chloe's middle name is Elizabeth after her great grandmother.[citation needed]
  • In 2011, Chloe's favorite styles of dance to perform were musical theater and lyrical, and her favorite to watch were jazz, lyrical, and musical theater.[28] In late 2014, her favorite styles were jazz and lyrical.[36]
  • Even though she doesn't have much time for other things besides dance, she likes to swim, read, and write stories.[28]
  • When Chloe was little, she tried soccer, basketball, piano, and did gymnastics (where Christi says she was afraid of everything.) Nothing stuck until dance.[37]
  • Her favorite subjects in school are reading, writing, and dismissal.[28]
  • Her favorite colors are pink and red.[28]
  • Her first memories of dancing is hopping around in a bunny costume.[7]
  • Her Zodiac sign is Gemini.
  • Chloe says Abby is even tougher in real life.[38]
  • Chloe would like to dance to "If This Was A Movie" by Taylor Swift.[39]
  • Chloe's favorite singers are Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez, Katy Perry, and Lady Gaga.[40]
  • Chloe's favorite movie is Bride Wars.[40]
  • Chloe's favorite shows are Jessie, Wizards of Waverly Place, and Shake It Up.[40]
  • Chloe's favorite foods are steak, broccoli, hot dogs, and ice cream.[40][41]
  • Chloe's favorite colors are red and pink.[40]
  • Chloe has been to Disney World over eight times.[40]
  • Chloe's dad, Marc Lukasiak, named her Chloe after the song, "Chloe Dancer".[40]
  • She says she will never wash the dress she wore to the Teen Choice Awards, because Justin Bieber touched it.[42]
  • Like Maddie, Chloe has said that she doesn't have a best friend, but they are all like sisters on the show.[43][44]
  • On Chloe's YouTube channel she has a Q&A video in which she answers frequently asked questions. It can be seen here.
  • Over the first twenty-six episodes of Season 2, Chloe performed eighteen solos, twenty-five group dances, three duets, and six trios (plus one more trio that was not broadcast). Combined, she averaged exactly two performances per episode (or slightly more, counting the additional trio).
  • She is the only girl on the team to perform a hip-hop solo in season three.
  • Out of all the girls on the team, she has gotten picked to do the most trios.
  • During the middle of Season 4, Chloe denied rumors that she was no longer part of the ALDC, stating: "That rumor isn't true. I go to Abby's and I take classes Monday, Tuesday, Thursday - just like everyone else." Earlier on The View in January, Abby had said that there were three girls who were not members of the ALDC: BrookePaige, and another girl, who only showed up to shoot the show. Abby then had said that Maddie, Kendall, Nia and Mackenzie were taking classes every day at 4:15. One of Chloe's Vine posts shows her in an entirly different studio, supporting the rumors she has formally left ALDC.
  • Chloe's father Marc is the only father of the seven original ALDC dancers to not make an appearance on the show.
  • From the end of season 4.5, Chloe would have done approximately 47 solos on the show.


To view the gallery for Chloe Lukasiak, click here; plus additional galleries below:

External Links


  4. see also more lately 2014 Hyland Meet-and-Greet videos in Toronto
  5. e.g., her gifts on 'Twas the Fight Before Christmas
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3
  8. Abby's Dance-a-Thon
  18. doubtful in motives: advertisements enabled in video, used in next reference below, indicating a monetized video and channel; copyright warnings that they own video and others should not copy it (if it's just altruistically made for fans to continue on her dance journey, then why can't they spread it around?); account generally shows "Chloe Lukasiak" as name, yet account is still really 33troijka, the same account created by Christi long ago
  24. 24.00 24.01 24.02 24.03 24.04 24.05 24.06 24.07 24.08 24.09 24.10
  25. Girl Talk
  28. 28.0 28.1 28.2 28.3 28.4 28.5 28.6
  29. 29.0 29.1
  40. 40.0 40.1 40.2 40.3 40.4 40.5 40.6

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