JAEDEN: You’ve conquered the dance world, and now you’re transitioning to acting. Why?
MADDIE: Especially doing the Sia videos and other things, that’s helped me transition into acting because I’ve had to play a character, really cool meaningful characters.
JAEDEN: How often do you dance nowadays?
MADDIE: When I was younger and I did the reality show , I used to dance like seven or eight hours a day, every single day. But now, I don’t train every single day, but I still take open classes and I still dance for Sia all the time. I’m still dancing, I’m just not training for eight to nine hours.
JAEDEN: Who are your biggest inspirations?
MADDIE: My mom inspires me to be a better person every day. And then I would say that Sia is probably one of my biggest inspirations because she gives me such good advice. And she really helps me out with being in the world of fame. She tells me all the things that she’s been through and helps me along the way, so she’s probably like my biggest inspiration.
JAEDEN: Who are some of your favorite music artists?
MADDIE: Right now, I really love Harry Styles. I like his album because it’s really old school, kind of David Bowie. Very, very cool, I can relate to that. He’s probably one of my favorites, and Sia, of course. She’s incredible. Not only because I dance for her but she has really incredible music, and she’s one of the best artists.