Encore! Info + Fees + Policies
Encore! School of the Arts: "Dance, Sing, Enjoy." Classes are available for preschool, beginners, intermediate and advanced students in a wide range of performing arts skills; Tiny Tots, Boys Only!, Creative Movement, Ballet/Tap Combo, Tumbling, Lyrical, Jazz/Hip Hop, plus Performance Team. Encore! offers something for everyone! Students must have appropriate shoes and wear dance attire. Hair must be pulled back. Tap, ballet and jazz shoes are available for order through Encore! Class calendar will be handed out the first day of class. We also have private music lessons available in voice, piano, guitar, harp and steel drum.
All classes are open to girls and boys unless otherwise noted. Students are welcome to do make-up classes throughout the week. Multi-class and sibling discounts available.
Frequently Asked Questions
All students must wear dance attire, the appropriate dance shoes and have hair pulled up for lessons. Girls should wear leotards and boys should wear dance pants or sweatpants. No jeans, jean shorts or dress pants. Dance shoes and attire are available for purchase through Encore.
Encore “level” classes are for dancers in 3rd grade and up. Dancers are placed in classes based on a combination of dance experience and age.
Monthly tuition is based on a nine-month dance semester with approximately four classes per month.
For your convenience, tuition is payable monthly. There is no extra charge for months with five lessons nor is there a reduction or refund for any classes missed or holidays. Make up classes are available throughout the week. It is the parent/student’s responsibility to arrange make-up lessons. Contact Maggie directly to set up your payment plan for monthly auto draft.
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.
Make Up Lessons
Encore and the Jewish Community Center observes Jewish holidays. We will be closed any day the building is closed. Make up classes will be available throughout the week. Monday classes- Maggie will send out a schedule of make-up lessons available for October. It is the parent/student’s responsibility to arrange make-up lessons by notifying Maggie, telling the student and their classroom teacher (if applicable).
Performance Team/Competition Team Attendance
Performance Team and Competition Team members are allowed 1 absence per month, and must attend the rehearsal before a performance. Missing rehearsal may result in having to sit out a performance. Please remember, these are team sports. Team members are counting on you! Students who missed more than the allowed absences for 3 months will be asked to resign from the team and refunds will not be given.