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Class Descriptions

 

Tiny Tots

Tiny Tots is for children age 3 and focuses on exploring movement with dance, props, and silly songs. Students will learn body control & will gain muscle strength. For students who turned 3 after the Fall deadline for classes. Ballet shoes required. No classes 3/14.

October 18 - May 6
Wednesdays from 3:25 - 4:00 in Studio 1
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Creative Movement

Combing fun music, props and ballet basics, students will enjoy learning through imagery, movement and play. Ballet shoes required. No class 9/20, 11/22, 3/13, 3/14.

August 22 - May 1
Tuesdays from 3:15 - 4:00 in Studio 1
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August 22 - May 1
Tuesdays from 5:15 - 6:00 in Studio 1
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August 23 - May 2
Wednesdays from 1:15 - 2:00 in Studio 1
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Pre-K Combo

Combing 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. No classes 9/4, 2/19, 3/12, 3/14.

August 21 - April 30
Mondays from 1:15 - 2:00 in Studio 3
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August 23 - May 2
Wednesdays from 2:15 - 3:00 in Studio 3
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Kinder Tap/Ballet/Jazz

Kindergarten students learn basics of ballet, jazz and tap. Girls need pink ballet shoes, boys black ballet shoes; all need black tap shoes. All students must wear dance attire. No class 9/20, 10/4, 3/14.

August 23 - May 2
Wednesdays from 4:30 - 5:30 in Studio 1
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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. No class 9/20, 11/22, 3/14.

Aug 23 - May 2
Wednesdays from 4:30 - 5:30 in Studio 3
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Level 1 Lyrical

Lyrical combines elements of ballet and jazz to develop expressive, strong dancers. Recommended for 1st - 4th graders. No class 3/13.

August 22 - May 1
Tuesdays from 5:30 - 6:15 in Studio 3
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Level 1 Tap + Ballet

An awesome class to get those feet moving and bodies groovin’! Students are exposed to ballet and tap. Open to both boys & girls, all students must wear dance attire. No classes 10/12, 3/15.

August 23 - May 2
Wedesdays from 5:30 - 6:30 in Studio 1
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Level 2-3 Jazz + Hip Hop

Class recommended for 3rd-5th grade and up. Students will need tennis/hip hop shoes and tan jazz shoes. Dance attire and hair pulled up for each class. Shoes available for order through Encore. No classes 9/4, 2/19, 3/12.

August 21 - April 30
Mondays from 4:30 - 5:30 in Studio 3
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August 24 - May 3
Thursdays from 4:30 - 5:30 in Studio 3
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Level 2 Lyrical

Recommended for grades 5th-8th or by audition. Dance attire and dance shoes required. Hair must be pulled up. No classes 9/4, 2/19, 3/12. 

August 21 - April 30
Mondays from 5:00 - 6:00 in Studio 3
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Level 2 Tap + Ballet

Recommended for grades 3rd-4th. Dance attire and dance shoes required. Hair must be pulled up. No classes 9/4, 2/19, 3/12.

August 21 - April 30
Mondays from 5:30 - 6:15 in Studio 1
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Level 3 Ballet

Recommended for grades 5th and up. Dance attire and dance shoes required. Hair must be pulled up. No classes 9/4, 9/21, 10/12, 11/23, 2/19, 3/12, 3/15.

August 21 - April 30
Mondays from 7:00 - 8:00 in Studio 3
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August 24 - May 3
Thursdays from 7:00 - 8:00 in Studio 3
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Level 3 PrePointe

Dance attire and dance shoes required. Hair must be pulled up. No classes 9/4, 2/19, 3/12. 

August 21 - April 30
Mondays from 8:00 - 8:30 in Studio 3
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Level 3 Tap

Recommended for grades 5th and up. No classes 9/4, 2/19, 3/12.

August 21 - April 30
Mondays from 6:15 - 7:00 in Studio 1
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Level 4 Jazz + Hip Hop

Class recommended for 6th grade and up. Students will need tennis/hip hop shoes and tan jazz shoes. Dance attire and hair pulled up for each class. Shoes available for order through Encore. No classes 9/21, 10/12, 11/23, 3/15.

August 24 - May 3
Thursdays from 5:00 - 6:00 in Studio 3
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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 and a safe and well-balanced way.

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.

 

Tiny Tumblers

For ages 2-3. This class is geared towards our little movers and a guardian. We encourage students to shake their sillies out while exploring gross motor skills. No classes 2/19, 3/12.

October 16 - May 6
Mondays from 5:30 - 6:05 in Studio 2
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Creative Tumble

For ages 3-4. No classes 9/4, 9/21, 10/12, 11/23, 2/19, 3/12, 3/15.

September 11 - April 30
Mondays from 3:30 - 4:15 in Studio 2
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August 24 - May 3
Thursdays from 3:15 - 4:00 in Studio 2
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Pre-K Tumble

No classes 9/4, 9/21, 10/12, 11/23, 2/19, 3/12, 3/15.

August 21 - April 30
Mondays from 1:15 - 2:00 in Studio 2
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August 24 - May 3
Thursdays from 2:15 - 3:00 in Studio 2
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Acro Level I (K-2nd)

Students will work on Acrobatic Arts Level 1-2. Recommended for Kindergarten through 2nd grade students. Dance attire required. Hair must be pulled up. No classes 9/4, 2/19, 3/12. 

August 21 - May 6
Mondays from 4:30-5:30 in Studio 2
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Acro Level II (3rd - 4th)

Students will work on Acrobatic Arts Level 2-3, building on the primary & Level 1. Recommended for 3rd through 4th grade students. No shoes, hair pulled up and dance attire required. No classes 9/21, 10/12, 11/23, 3/15. 

August 24 - May 3
Thursdays from 4:30 - 5:30 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 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 at 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. No classes 3/13.

August 22 - May 1
Tuesdays from 4:30 - 5:30 in Studio 3
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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 will perform at both recitals. Competitions take place on the weekends.

Contact Maggie to enroll.

 


 

For Adults

Adult Tap

Dust off your old tap shoes or come try it out for the first time! Drop in for $15 per class or sign up for the whole 9 weeks!

August 22 - May 1
Thursdays from 6:15 - 7:00 in Studio 1
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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 in 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 make up classes. Students will have the opportunity to perform in an informal showcase in December and May.

Classes are available to adults. Call Maggie to enroll; 913-327-4612

 


 

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 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 make up 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; 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 in 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 make up 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; 913-327-4612

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