The “Dance Moms” cast took a break from filming Season 6 of the hit Lifetime show on Monday night to attend rub shoulders with Hollywood A-listers. Photos show several of the show's leads attending the West Coast premiere of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2” at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles alongside stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth.
While it doesn’t appear all of Abby Lee Miller’s famed students received an invite to the Liongsate event, several of the girls made mention of the premiere on social media. Prior to her big night out, Nia Sioux Frazier revealed she and her mom Holly Frazier had their outfits ready for the event. The mother-caught duo were dressed by Sue Wong Fashion. Nia, 14, showed off her blue gown hours later, posting a picture of herself posing on the red carpet.
“Feeling like a victor,” she captioned the shot. “Live from the Mockingjay Part 2 Premiere!”
Holly later shared a shot of her and Nia at the event, reminding fans to “smile.”
Smile! What makes you smile? pic.twitter.com/iRtG7aU0FP
— Holly Frazier (@DanceMomHolly) November 17, 2015
Kendall Vertes and her mom Jill Vertes also made a cameo at the screening. Kendall, 12, posted a shot of herself posing on the red carpet to Instagram, telling her followers she had “so much fun” at the premiere. The dancer, who sported an Alice and Olivia ensemble, later shared a selfie she took with “Mockingjay” star Willow Shields, who plays Primrose Everdeen in the film.
— Jill Vertes (@DanceMomJill22) November 17, 2015
While it doesn’t appear Maddie Ziegler attended the showing, her sister, Mackenzie Ziegler, did. The 11-year-old pop singer shared a snap of her view of the cast onstage inside the theater. “Out seats were amazing!!” the “Dance Moms” star gushed. “I loved meeting all of the cast.” Mackenzie was accompanied by her mother, Melissa Gisoni, who shared a photo of her youngest daughter on the red carpet with fellow co-star Kalani Hilliker.
— All Things Abby Lee (@JustAbbyLee) November 17, 2015
ALDC (Abby Lee Dance Company) coach Abby Lee Miller even made a cameo at the premiere. The infamous “Dance Moms” star shared a couple of snaps of her students on Instagram cozying up to “Mockingjay” leads Woody Harrelson and Donald Sutherland, who play Haymitch and President Snow, respectively. “It’s a little windy out tonight! But Donald Sutherland was as distinguished as ever!” Abby wrote. She added that her students were “in awe” of being in the legendary actor’s presense.
“Dance Moms” started filming its sixth season in Los Angeles in October. The show is expected to return to Lifetime in 2016. "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2" hits theaters Friday.