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Dance

*Our dance levels are determined by a balance of age and ability. Recommended:
Level 1: 1st-3rd grade
Level 2: 4th-7th grade
Level 3: 8th grade and up

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Tiny Tots

Begins Oct. 15 + 17. Tiny Tots is for students who are 2 1/2 and up. Combining fun music, props and ballet basics, students will enjoy learning through imagery, movement and play. Ballet shoes required.

Tuesdays from 3:25 - 4:00 pm in Studio 3
Thursdays from 3:25 - 4:00 pm in Studio 3 
  

Creative Movement

Combining fun music, props and ballet basics, students will enjoy learning through imagery, movement and play. Ballet shoes required. 

Tuesdays from 1:15 - 2:00 pm in Studio 3
Wednesdays 3:15 - 4:00 pm in Studio 3

Pre-K Combo

Combining fun music, props and ballet & tap basics, students will enjoy learning through imagery, movement and play. Ballet shoes & tap shoes required and are available for order.

Tuesdays or Wednesdays from 2:15 - 3:00 pm in Studio 3
Tuesdays 5:30 - 6:15 pm in Studio 1
 

Kinder Tap + Ballet + Jazz

Tap, ballet and jazz combo for our Kindergarten students. Tap and ballet or jazz shoes required. Leotards required.

Wednesdays from 4:30 - 5:30 pm in Studio 1

Level 1 Tap + Ballet 

Recommend for students 1st-3rd grade. Ballet shoes & tap shoes required and are available for order.

Wednesdays from 5:30 - 6:30 pm in Studio 3

Level 1 Jazz + Hip Hop

An awesome class to get those feet moving and bodies groovin’! Students are exposed to classic jazz and new-age hip hop. Open to both boys & girls, all students must wear dance attire. Tan jazz shoes required.

Wednesdays from 4:30 - 5:30 pm in Group Exercise Room 1
 

Level 1 Lyrical

Recommended for grades 1st-3rd. Students enrolling late may be asked to take private lessons to catch up for a fee.

Tuesdays from 5:15 - 6:00 pm in Studio 3


Level 2 Jazz + Hip Hop 

Class recommended for 4th grade and up. Tan jazz shoes and leotards required. Hair must be pulled up. Shoes available for order through Encore.

Thursdays from 4:30 - 5:30 pm in Group Exercise Room 1

Level 2 Lyrical 

Recommended for grades 4th and up. Students enrolling late may be asked to take private lessons to catch up for a fee.

Mondays from 4:30 - 5:30 pm in Studio 3
 

Level 2 Ballet

Recommended for grades 4th and up. Ballet shoes, leotard and pink tights required. Students enrolling late may be asked to take private lessons to catch up for a fee.

Mondays from 6:15 - 7:15 pm in Studio 3
 

Level 2 Tap

Recommended for students grade 4th and up. Tap shoes and leotards required. Hair pulled up.

Mondays from 5:30 - 6:15 pm in Studio 1

Level 3 Ballet

Recommended for grades 5th and up. Students enrolling late may be asked to take private lessons to catch up for a fee.

Mondays from 7:15 - 8:15 pm in Studio 3
Thursdays from 7:00 - 8:00 pm in Studio 3

Level 3 Jazz + Hip Hop 

Class recommended for 8th grade and up. Students will need leotards and tan jazz shoes. Dance attire and hair pulled up for each class. Shoes available for order through Encore.

Thursdays from 5:00 - 6:00 pm in Studio 3
 

Level 3 Tap

Recommended for grades 8th and up. Students enrolling late may be asked to take private lessons to catch up for a fee. Tap shoes required.

Mondays from 6:15 - 7:00 pm in Studio 1
 

Level 3 Lyrical

Recommended for students 8th grade and above or with permission. Students must have leotards and jazz or lyrical shoes.

Mondays from 5:00 - 6:00 pm in MAC Room
 

Level 3 PrePointe

Invitation only. Students must be taking ballet twice a week to be eligible for Pre-Pointe. Pointe shoes are earned though testing, strength, and ability.

Thursdays from 8:00 - 8:30 pm in Studio 3

Strength + Flexibility

This class will focus on Strength & Flexibility for advanced dancers. Dance attire required. Hair must be pulled up & students will need tennis shoes each week.

Mondays from 6:15 - 7:00 pm in Studio 2

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Performance Team

Performance Team is a class available for students in 1st-8th grade. The group performs 4-5 times throughout the year in the community. The goal of the group is to build our confidence in our performance ability, as well as to share the joy of dance with others. Students must be enrolled in at least one other Encore class to participate in Performance Team. Performance Team focus on the dance and does not work on technique during rehearsal times. The students on the Performance Team are seen as leaders at our studio. They must lead by example and know that they are a part of a team. Students are expected to be in class, and may not miss the rehearsal before a performance or they will be asked to sit out the performance. Performance Team costumes are provided for a rental fee. All students must have tan slip-on jazz shoes. Dance attire and dance shoes required. Hair must be pulled up. Audition required.
 

Competition Team

For students who want to compete in dance locally and regionally: solos, duos, trios, and possibly small groups. Extra rehearsals/private lesson fees, choreography fee, entry fees, costume & make-up fees. Students will participate in 2-3 competitions during 2nd semester and highest scoring solos will perform a recital as well as team pieces. Competitions take place on the weekends. Please contact Maggie for the competition packet to inquire about fees, scheduling and additional requirements. Audition required.

Team Class

This class is for the competition team only. Focusing on technique and competition skills to develop a stronger core.

Thursdays from 6:00 - 7:00 pm in Studio 3
 

For more information or to enroll call Maggie at 913-327-4612

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Acro/Tumbling

Encore is certified in Acrobatic Arts, a nationally recognized tumbling and acrobatics curriculum for acrobatic dance. Focusing on 5 elements- strength, limbering, tumbling, balance & flexibility- students develop skills in a safe and well-balanced way. *Acro levels are determined by age and the requirements of the Acrobatic Arts syllabus.

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Creative Tumbling

Explore movement and flexibility in a fun, new way! This program combines basic tumble and gymnastics techniques through the ArcoDance curriculum. It is designed to help the child learn gross motor skills and muscle development.

Mondays 2:15 - 3:00 pm or Thursdays from 3:15 - 4:00 in Studio 2
 

Pre-K Tumbling

Explore movement and flexibility in a fun, new way! This program combines basic tumble and gymnastics techniques through the ArcoDance curriculum. It is designed to help the child learn gross motor skills and muscle development.

Mondays from 1:15 - 2:00 pm in Studio 2
Mondays from 3:15 - 4 pm in Studio 2
Thursdays from 2:15 - 3:00 pm in Studio 2 
 

Pre-K Combo

Combining fun music, props and ballet & tap basics, students will enjoy learning through imagery, movement and play. Ballet shoes & tap shoes required and are available for order.

Tuesdays from 2:15 - 3 pm in Studio 3
Tuesdays from 5:30 - 6:15 pm in Studio 1
Wednesdays from 2:15 - 3 pm in Studio 3
Thursdays from 5:30 - 6:15 pm in Studio 1 
  

Acro Level I (K-1st)

Students will work on Acrobatic Arts Level 1-2 building on the primary level. Recommended for Kindergarten through 1st grade students. No shoes, hair pulled up and dance attire required.

Thursday from 4:30 - 5:30 pm in Studio 2
 

Acro Level II-III (2nd-3rd)

Students will work on Acrobatic Arts module 1 and Level 1-2. Recommended for 2nd-3rd-grade students. 
Dance attire required- no shoes. Hair must be pulled up.

Mondays from 4:30 - 5:30 pm in Studio 2
 

Acro Level III-IV (4th-7th)

Based on Acrobatic Arts levels 3 & 4. Dance attire required. Hair must be pulled up. 

Tuesdays from 5:30 - 6:30 pm in Studio 2
 

Power Tumbling

This class is recommended for students 4th grade and up with a strong Acrobatic Arts background, who are interested in adding more power to their tumbling passes.

Tuesdays from 5:30 - 6:15 pm in Studio 2 

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For Adults

Adult Tap

Dust off your old tap shoes, or try it out for the first time. Adult tap class for anyone who would like to try it out! Drop in or sign up for the whole session.

Thursdays from 6:15 - 7:00 pm in Studio 1

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Music

Private Music Lessons

Piano / Harp / Steel Drum / Violin / Guitar

Encore! offers private music lessons for students of all ages and abilities from beginners to advanced students. Our music lessons are all private one-on-one instruction to ensure understanding and focus for the students. The lessons are 30 minutes long and meet weekly. Students can choose their own course of study, from the piano, harp, steel drum violin, and guitar*. If you are unable to attend your private lesson, a make-up class can be scheduled, given 24 hours in advance. Any “no-shows” are not available for makeup classes. Students will have the opportunity to perform in an informal showcase in December and May. Our Lessons are all private however parents are welcome to sit in on their child's lessons. Call Maggie to enroll at 913-327-4612 *Some emphasis requires instrument rental

Private Voice Lessons

Our voice lessons are all private one-on-one instruction. Students sing all kinds of music from classic tunes to their favorite artists. Students will learn how to breathe properly, how to increase their range, proper pitch, how to project and stage presence. The lessons are 30 minutes long and meet weekly. If you are unable to attend your private lesson, a make-up class can be scheduled, given 24 hours in advance. Any “no-shows” are not available for makeup classes. Students will have the opportunity to perform in an informal showcase in December and May. Our lessons are all private however parents are welcome to sit in on their child's lessons.

Call Maggie to enroll at 913-327-4612

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Trial + Drop-in Classes + Late Enrollment + Attendance

Not sure if your child is ready for dance/tumbling yet? Drop-in for a trial class, for only $15. After your child has experienced a class and decides they would like to continue dance or gymnastics, their drop-in fee will be applied to their full enrollment fee. Students who join late will be charged the drop-in rate per class for the remaining semester.

Students enrolling late for the semester or students who miss more than 2 classes a month may be required to purchase and participate in additional private lessons to catch up with the progress of their classmates.

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