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Monday
12PM
Class Description: Students learn ballet technique & vocabulary while developing strength, flexibility, and musicality. Beginning combinations at the barre and in the center of the floor are introduced at this level.
Ages: 6 yrs-12 yrs
Instructor Name: Madisen Luecke
Day: Monday
Start Time - End Time: 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
1PM
Class Description: Class focuses on strengthening the dancer's technique, developing strong lines, and understanding the body's center of movement. Students learn isolations, center steps, kicks, turns and leap variations; and jazz combo.
Ages: 6 yrs-12 yrs
Instructor Name: Madisen Luecke
Day: Monday
Start Time - End Time: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
2PM
Class Description: Dancers will learn basic tap skills and terminology. Class will focus on how to articulate your feet and ankles as well as explore musicality, rhythm, and syncopation. Fundamentals such as balance and general alignment are also introduced at this level.
Ages: 6 yrs-12 yrs
Instructor Name: Madisen Luecke
Day: Monday
Start Time - End Time: 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
3PM
Class Description: Contemporary dance is an expressive dance form that fuses elements of lyrical, modern, jazz and ballet through movements that interpret the music and express emotion. Focuses on fluidity of movement, floor work, directional, rhythmic changes & control.
Ages: 12 yrs-99 yrs
Instructor Name: Charles Roy
Day: Monday
Start Time - End Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
Class Description: Dancers will learn basic tap skills and terminology. Class will focus on how to articulate your feet and ankles as well as explore musicality, rhythm, and syncopation. Fundamentals such as balance and general alignment are also introduced at this level.
Ages: 5 yrs-8 yrs
Instructor Name: Lisa Rose
Day: Monday
Start Time - End Time: 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
4PM
Class Description: Acrobatics fuses together dance and gymnastics skills to create a seamless transition between both worlds. Class focus' on flexibility, strength, balance, limbering, tumbling, partner work and dance transitions.
Ages: 7 yrs-16 yrs
Instructor Name: Valerie Dawn
Day: Monday
Start Time - End Time: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Pre-requisites: *bridge kick over, power cartwheel, 1- handed cartwheel, solid headstand, and working handstand
Class Description: Fast-paced class for advanced dancers that includes complex isolations, floorwork, and traveling that focus on building strong technique, strength, and stamina. Dancers will learn a combo and stylization.
Ages: 12 yrs-99 yrs
Instructor Name: Charles Roy
Day: Monday
Start Time - End Time: 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Class Description: Class focus' on the favorite and well sought after skills of aerials and backhand springs.
Ages: 9 yrs-15 yrs
Instructor Name: Saidah Poinsette
Day: Monday
Start Time - End Time: 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Pre-requisites: enrolled in Acrobatics IV-VI class
Class Description: Class focuses on strengthening the dancer's technique, developing strong lines, and understanding the body's center of movement. Students learn isolations, center steps, kicks, turns and leap variations; and jazz combo.
Ages: 5 yrs-8 yrs
Instructor Name: Lisa Rose
Day: Monday
Start Time - End Time: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
5PM
Class Description: Dancers will be challenged to reach their full potential with complex turning combinations, advanced leaps/jump sequences and balancing skills.
Ages: 12 yrs-99 yrs
Instructor Name: Charles Roy
Day: Monday
Start Time - End Time: 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM
Pre-requisites: Warm up on own required
Class Description: *If you are interested in joining one of our companies or crews, please contact us for more information.
Ages: 8 yrs-10 yrs
Instructor Name: Valerie Dawn
Day: Monday
Start Time - End Time: 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Pre-requisites: *audition only
Class Description: Drop-Ins are an opportunity for new material and new instructors to visit ENCORE each week as opposed to our normal progression based classes. Main focuses being on street styles and industry choreography.
Ages: 8 yrs-99 yrs
Instructor Name: Selected Instructors
Day: Monday
Start Time - End Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Pre-requisites: Street Styles Based Rotation of Instructors
Class Description: *If you are interested in joining one of our companies or crews, please contact us for more information.
Ages: 4 yrs-7 yrs
Instructor Name: Lisa Rose
Day: Monday
Start Time - End Time: 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Pre-requisites: *audition only
6PM
Class Description: This beginner level class will focus on proper instruction of how to articulate your feet and ankles as well as explore musicality, rhythm, and syncopation.
Ages: 16 yrs-99 yrs
Instructor Name: Sara White
Day: Monday
Start Time - End Time: 6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
Pre-requisites: Tap shoes and appropriate dancewear required
Class Description: Students learn ballet technique & vocabulary while developing strength, flexibility, and musicality. Beginning combinations at the barre and in the center of the floor are introduced at this level.
Ages: 8 yrs-12 yrs
Instructor Name: Michael Jurica
Day: Monday
Start Time - End Time: 6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
Class Description: For the intermediate dancer; this class includes isolations, floorwork, and traveling that focus on building strong technique, strength, and stamina. Dancers will learn a combo and stylization.
Ages: 8 yrs-12 yrs
Instructor Name: Lisa Rose
Day: Monday
Start Time - End Time: 6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
Class Description: Drop-Ins are an opportunity for new material and new instructors to visit ENCORE each week as opposed to our normal progression based classes. Main focuses being on street styles and industry choreography.
Ages: 10 yrs-99 yrs
Instructor Name: Selected Instructors
Day: Monday
Start Time - End Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Pre-requisites: Street Styles Based Rotation of Instructors
7PM
Class Description: This class includes ballet instruction from beginner level through intermediate. Ballet technique at the barre, center work and across the floor is taught.
Ages: 16 yrs-99 yrs
Instructor Name: Michael Jurica
Day: Monday
Start Time - End Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
Class Description: Dancers will be challenged to reach their full potential with turning combinations, leaps/jump sequences and balancing skills.
Ages: 8 yrs-12 yrs
Instructor Name: Lisa Rose
Day: Monday
Start Time - End Time: 7:15 PM - 7:45 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements. Must be registered for Jazz III in order to take class.
Class Description: Dancers will learn basic tap skills and terminology. Class will focus on how to articulate your feet and ankles as well as explore musicality, rhythm, and syncopation. Fundamentals such as balance and general alignment are also introduced at this level.
Ages: 8 yrs-12 yrs
Instructor Name: Sara White
Day: Monday
Start Time - End Time: 7:15 PM - 8:00 PM
Pre-requisites: tap shoes and appropriate dancewear required
Tuesday
9AM
Class Description: Weekly & themed craft projects for ages 3-6 that help develop their fine motor skills, and explore their creativity. Being messy is a must!
Ages: 3 yrs-6 yrs
Instructor Name: ENCORE Staff
Day: Tuesday
Start Time - End Time: 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
Pre-requisites: Clothes that can get dirty.
10AM
11AM
Class Description: Students will learn basic ballet vocabulary, technique, and class structure. There will be an emphasis on correct posture, positioning, and basic ballet steps. Students will develop grace while building balance and strength.
Ages: 3 yrs-5 yrs
Instructor Name: Lisa Rose
Day: Tuesday
Start Time - End Time: 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
Class Description: Dancers will learn basic tap skills and terminology. Class will focus on how to articulate your feet and ankles as well as explore musicality, rhythm, and syncopation. Fundamentals such as balance and general alignment are also introduced at this level.
Ages: 3 yrs-5 yrs
Instructor Name: Lisa Rose
Day: Tuesday
Start Time - End Time: 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
12PM
Class Description: Class focuses on strengthening the dancer's technique, developing strong lines, and understanding the body's center of movement. Students learn isolations, center steps, kicks, turns and leap variations; and jazz combo.
Ages: 4 yrs-6 yrs
Instructor Name: Lisa Rose
Day: Tuesday
Start Time - End Time: 12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
1PM
Class Description: Students will learn grooves, party dances, and isolations. Students will focus on fun rhythmic based exercises and games while developing both choreography and freestyle.
Ages: 4 yrs-6 yrs
Instructor Name: Nicholas Christopher
Day: Tuesday
Start Time - End Time: 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
2PM
3PM
Class Description: Rooted in vernacular jazz and other arts of the Afro-diaspora, Hip Hop today is characterized by grooves, party dances, and isolations. The students will focus on fun rhythmic based exercises and games well developing both choreography and freestyle.
Ages: 10 yrs-99 yrs
Instructor Name: Nicholas Christopher
Day: Tuesday
Start Time - End Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
Class Description: Acrobatics fuses together dance and gymnastics skills to create a seamless transition between both worlds. Class focus' on flexibility, strength, balance, limbering, tumbling, partner work and dance transitions.
Ages: 6 yrs-12 yrs
Instructor Name: Valerie Dawn
Day: Tuesday
Start Time - End Time: 3:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Pre-requisites: strong cartwheel and solid bridge
4PM
Class Description: Students learn ballet technique & vocabulary while developing strength, flexibility, and musicality. Beginning combinations at the barre and in the center of the floor are introduced at this level.
Ages: 5 yrs-7 yrs
Instructor Name: Lisa Rose
Day: Tuesday
Start Time - End Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
Class Description: Students learn ballet technique & vocabulary while developing strength, flexibility, and musicality. Beginning combinations at the barre and in the center of the floor are introduced at this level.
Ages: 6 yrs-9 yrs
Instructor Name: Mary Lloyd
Day: Tuesday
Start Time - End Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
Class Description: The premier dance of Hip-Hop Culture, Breaking is characterized by a unique blend of rhythmic musicality and athletic acrobatic movement. The students develop skill of Toprock, Downrock, Freezes, and Powermoves exploring a mostly freestyle approach.
Ages: 6 yrs-99 yrs
Instructor Name: Nicholas Christopher
Day: Tuesday
Start Time - End Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
5PM
Class Description: No experience necessary. Students improve flexibility and strength while acquiring valuable fundamental acrobatic skills including front & back rolls, headstands, bridges, and cartwheels.
Ages: 5 yrs-8 yrs
Instructor Name: Valerie Dawn
Day: Tuesday
Start Time - End Time: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
Class Description: Students will think fast, dive into improv, and skit comedy through games, exercises designed to nurture and grow improvisational acting skills, and to build confidence in a safe and exploring environment.
Ages: 7 yrs-99 yrs
Instructor Name: Piper Ryan
Day: Tuesday
Start Time - End Time: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Class Description: Students will continue to learn ballet technique & vocabulary while developing strength, flexibility, and musicality. Barre, center work and performance skills will increase while emphasizing on respect, and discipline.
Ages: 6 yrs-12 yrs
Instructor Name: Lisa Rose
Day: Tuesday
Start Time - End Time: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
Class Description: Students will learn grooves, party dances, and isolations. Students will focus on fun rhythmic based exercises and games while developing both choreography and freestyle.
Ages: 5 yrs-8 yrs
Instructor Name: Nicholas Christopher
Day: Tuesday
Start Time - End Time: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
6PM
Class Description: No experience necessary. Students improve flexibility and strength while acquiring valuable fundamental acrobatic skills including front & back rolls, headstands, elbow stands, backbends, and cartwheels.
Ages: 6 yrs-12 yrs
Instructor Name: Saidah Poinsette
Day: Tuesday
Start Time - End Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
Class Description: Dancers learn to emotionally respond to all types of music and basic acting skills. This class works in a safe space that allows freedom of expression and openness without judgement.
Ages: 8 yrs-99 yrs
Instructor Name: Piper Ryan
Day: Tuesday
Start Time - End Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Class Description: Continue to learn technique, vocabulary, strength, flexibility, and musicality. Barre, center work and performance skills will increase while emphasizing on respect, and discipline. Combinations continue to increase in difficulty and variations.
Ages: 8 yrs-12 yrs
Instructor Name: Lisa Rose
Day: Tuesday
Start Time - End Time: 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
Class Description: Students will learn grooves, party dances, and isolations. Students will focus on rhythmic based exercises while developing both choreography and freestyle.
Ages: 9 yrs-12 yrs
Instructor Name: Nicholas Christopher
Day: Tuesday
Start Time - End Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
7PM
Class Description: No experience necessary. Students improve flexibility and strength while acquiring valuable fundamental acrobatic skills including front & back rolls, headstands, elbow stands, backbends, and cartwheels.
Ages: 10 yrs-99 yrs
Instructor Name: Saidah Poinsette
Day: Tuesday
Start Time - End Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
Class Description: For dancers who have decided to make ballet a real priority. Students will take on more demanding steps and complex sequences of movements that advance technical skill, articulation, musicality, and expression. Preparing for pointe/pointe included.
Ages: 10 yrs-99 yrs
Instructor Name: Eva Burton
Day: Tuesday
Start Time - End Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements
Class Description: Students will learn grooves, party dances, and isolations. Students will focus on rhythmic based exercises while developing both choreography and freestyle.
Ages: 12 yrs-17 yrs
Instructor Name: Nicholas Christopher
Day: Tuesday
Start Time - End Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
Class Description: *If you are interested in joining one of our companies or crews, please contact us for more information.
Ages: 7 yrs-11 yrs
Instructor Name: Lisa Rose
Day: Tuesday
Start Time - End Time: 7:15 PM - 7:45 PM
Pre-requisites: *audition only
8PM
Class Description: Students will learn how to strengthen & prepare the body to handle the physical demands & responsibilities of pointe work. Students must have prior proper ballet training and will be notified by the ballet instructor when ready to start pointe.
Ages: 12 yrs-99 yrs
Instructor Name: Eva Burton
Day: Tuesday
Start Time - End Time: 8:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Pre-requisites: must be enrolled in previous ballet class
Wednesday
9AM
Class Description: Encourage your child's imagination, learn how to follow a class, as you explore creative dance using music and movement. Hula hoops, pom poms, balls, parachute and more! Plus meet other Moms in your area!
Ages: 6 mo-2 yrs
Instructor Name: Valerie Dawn
Day: Wednesday
Start Time - End Time: 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Pre-requisites: Parent Participation Required.
10AM
Class Description: This class focuses on learning the acro positions, locomotive skills (jumping, hopping, etc), balance skills, classroom behavior skills, movement concepts, cooperation and social skills.
Ages: 2 yrs-4 yrs
Instructor Name: Valerie Dawn
Day: Wednesday
Start Time - End Time: 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Pre-requisites: *Parent Participation Required - See ENCORE Dress Code requirements
11AM
Class Description: Students will learn basic ballet vocabulary, technique, and class structure. There will be an emphasis on correct posture, positioning, and basic ballet steps. Students will develop grace while building balance and strength.
Ages: 3 yrs-5 yrs
Instructor Name: Valerie Dawn
Day: Wednesday
Start Time - End Time: 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
Class Description: This class focuses on learning the acro positions, locomotive skills (jumping, hopping, etc), balance skills, classroom behavior skills, movement concepts, cooperation and social skills. No experience needed.
Ages: 3 yrs-5 yrs
Instructor Name: Valerie Dawn
Day: Wednesday
Start Time - End Time: 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements
12PM
Class Description: Class will learn basic acrobatic skills, balancing skills and limbering. Students will take these skills to the air while learning safe and fun basic aerial silk skills.
Ages: 4 yrs-6 yrs
Instructor Name: Valerie Dawn
Day: Wednesday
Start Time - End Time: 12:45 PM - 1:45 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements
1PM
2PM
3PM
Class Description: High speed steps, complex rhythms, and tricks are taught at this level to focus dancers on striving for cleaner sounds while executing difficult combinations and mastering the art of performing.
Ages: 10 yrs-99 yrs
Instructor Name: Lisa Rose
Day: Wednesday
Start Time - End Time: 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
4PM
Class Description: Acrobatics fuses together dance and gymnastics skills to create a seamless transition between both worlds. Class focus' on flexibility, strength, balance, limbering, tumbling, partner work and dance transitions.
Ages: 7 yrs-12 yrs
Instructor Name: Valerie Dawn
Day: Wednesday
Start Time - End Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Pre-requisites: strong cartwheel and solid bridge
Class Description: With a combination of skills and terminology used in beginner ballet and jazz classes. Grace and fluidity of movement are prioritized while dancing to the story that the music tell us. Proper body alignment, center of balance, and beginning turns, jumps,
Ages: 5 yrs-8 yrs
Instructor Name: Nichole Lee
Day: Wednesday
Start Time - End Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
Class Description: A funk style from the bay area, famously popularized by the Electric Boogaloo's, Popping is characterized by the "Pop" as well as vocabulary from its many forms such as Boogaloo, Strutting, Animation, and emergent styles of Waving and Tutting.
Ages: 7 yrs-99 yrs
Instructor Name: Nicholas Christopher
Day: Wednesday
Start Time - End Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
Class Description: High speed steps, complex rhythms, and tricks are taught at this level to focus dancers on striving for cleaner sounds while executing difficult combinations and mastering the art of performing.
Ages: 9 yrs-15 yrs
Instructor Name: Lisa Rose
Day: Wednesday
Start Time - End Time: 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
5PM
Class Description: The premier dance of Hip-Hop Culture, Breaking is characterized by a unique blend of rhythmic musicality and athletic acrobatic movement. The students develop skill of Toprock, Downrock, Freezes, and Powermoves exploring a mostly freestyle approach.
Ages: 7 yrs-13 yrs
Instructor Name: Oscar Guerrero
Day: Wednesday
Start Time - End Time: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
Class Description: A funk style from the bay area, famously popularized by the Electric Boogaloo's, Popping is characterized by the "Pop" as well as vocabulary from its many forms such as Boogaloo, Strutting, Animation, and emergent styles of Waving and Tutting.
Ages: 8 yrs-99 yrs
Instructor Name: Nicholas Christopher
Day: Wednesday
Start Time - End Time: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
Class Description: Acrobatics fuses together dance and gymnastics skills to create a seamless transition between both worlds. Class focus' on flexibility, strength, balance, limbering, tumbling, partner work and dance transitions.
Ages: 10 yrs-99 yrs
Instructor Name: Valerie Dawn
Day: Wednesday
Start Time - End Time: 5:15 PM - 6:45 PM
Pre-requisites: front & back walkovers, progression towards and/or aerial, and solid handstand
Class Description: Class combines skills in ballet, modern and jazz with focus on technique and expression. Students will work to connect emotionally to the music as well as work on articulation, line, weight, and movement qualities.
Ages: 7 yrs-12 yrs
Instructor Name: Lisa Rose
Day: Wednesday
Start Time - End Time: 5:15 PM - 6:00 PM
Pre-requisites: must be enrolled in ballet or jazz to take Contemporary
6PM
Class Description: The premier dance of Hip-Hop Culture, Breaking is characterized by a unique blend of rhythmic musicality and athletic acrobatic movement. The students develop skill of Toprock, Downrock, Freezes, and Powermoves exploring a mostly freestyle approach.
Ages: 10 yrs-99 yrs
Instructor Name: Oscar Guerrero
Day: Wednesday
Start Time - End Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
Class Description: Contemporary dance is an expressive dance form that fuses elements of lyrical, modern, jazz and ballet through movements that interpret the music and express emotion. Focuses on fluidity of movement, floor work, directional, rhythmic changes & control.
Ages: 8 yrs-14 yrs
Instructor Name: Lisa Rose
Day: Wednesday
Start Time - End Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Pre-requisites: must be enrolled in Ballet or Jazz to take Contemporary, or have Instructor approval
Class Description: Waacking is a form of street dance created in the LGBT clubs of Los Angeles during the 1970s disco era. The style is typically done to 70s disco music and is mainly distinguishable by its rotational arm movements, posing and emphasis on expressiveness.
Ages: 8 yrs-15 yrs
Instructor Name: Juju Nikz
Day: Wednesday
Start Time - End Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Pre-requisites: Must be enrolled in a Hip Hop class, or have Instructor approval
7PM
Class Description: For dancers who have decided to make ballet a real priority. Students will take on more demanding steps and complex sequences of movements that advance technical skill, articulation, musicality, and expression. Preparing for pointe/pointe included.
Ages: 10 yrs-99 yrs
Instructor Name: Eva Burton
Day: Wednesday
Start Time - End Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements
Class Description: *If you are interested in joining one of our companies or crews, please contact us for more information.
Ages: 10 yrs-16 yrs
Instructor Name: Nicholas Christopher
Day: Wednesday
Start Time - End Time: 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Pre-requisites: *audition only
Class Description: Intricate variations are added at this level which focus on body alignment, maintaining balance and building strength.
Ages: 8 yrs-12 yrs
Instructor Name: Lisa Rose
Day: Wednesday
Start Time - End Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Pre-requisites: Tap shoes and appropriate dancewear required.
Class Description: Waacking is a form of street dance created in the LGBT clubs of Los Angeles during the 1970s disco era. The style is typically done to 70s disco music and is mainly distinguishable by its rotational arm movements, posing and emphasis on expressiveness.
Ages: 11 yrs-99 yrs
Instructor Name: Juju Nikz
Day: Wednesday
Start Time - End Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
Class Description: Tricking is a training discipline that combines martial arts kicks with flips and twists as well as many dance moves and styles from breakdancing.
Ages: 8 yrs-99 yrs
Instructor Name: Oscar Guerrero
Day: Wednesday
Start Time - End Time: 7:30 PM - 8:15 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
8PM
Class Description: Students will learn how to strengthen & prepare the body to handle the physical demands & responsibilities of pointe work. Students must have prior proper ballet training and will be notified by the ballet instructor when ready to start pointe.
Ages: 10 yrs-99 yrs
Instructor Name: Eva Burton
Day: Wednesday
Start Time - End Time: 8:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Pre-requisites: * must be enrolled in previous ballet class
Class Description: *If you are interested in joining one of our companies or crews, please contact us for more information.
Ages: 11 yrs-16 yrs
Instructor Name: Juju Nikz
Day: Wednesday
Start Time - End Time: 8:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Pre-requisites: *audition only
Thursday
3PM
Class Description: Classes focus on the favorite and well sought after skills of aerials and backhand springs.
Ages: 7 yrs-14 yrs
Instructor Name: Saidah Poinsette
Day: Thursday
Start Time - End Time: 3:45 PM - 5:00 PM
4PM
Class Description: Class focuses on strengthening the dancer's technique, developing strong lines, and understanding the body's center of movement. Students learn isolations, center steps, kicks, turns and leap variations; and jazz combo.
Ages: 6 yrs-10 yrs
Instructor Name: Lisa Rose
Day: Thursday
Start Time - End Time: 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
Class Description: Fast-paced class for int/adv dancers that includes complex isolations, floorwork, and traveling that focus on building strong technique, strength, and stamina. Dancers will learn a combo and stylization.
Ages: 10 yrs-99 yrs
Instructor Name: Charles Roy
Day: Thursday
Start Time - End Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
Class Description: *If you are interested in joining one of our companies or crews, please contact us for more information.
Ages: 8 yrs-10 yrs
Instructor Name: Nicholas Christopher
Day: Thursday
Start Time - End Time: 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Pre-requisites: *audition only
Class Description: Rooted in vernacular jazz and other arts of the Afro-diaspora, Hip Hop today is characterized by grooves, party dances, and isolations. The students will focus on fun rhythmic based exercises and games well developing both choreography and freestyle.
Ages: 8 yrs-17 yrs
Instructor Name: Nicholas Christopher
Day: Thursday
Start Time - End Time: 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
5PM
Class Description: Dancers will be challenged to reach their full potential with complex turning combinations, advanced leaps/jump sequences and balancing skills.
Ages: 10 yrs-99 yrs
Instructor Name: Charles Roy
Day: Thursday
Start Time - End Time: 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Class Description: Progressive Ballet Technique is an innovative program designed to train dancers in muscle memory to improve technique, flexibility & longevity in dance, while gaining a greater awareness of their muscles & how to use them properly.
Ages: 7 yrs-14 yrs
Instructor Name: Melissa Rumsey
Day: Thursday
Start Time - End Time: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
Class Description: *If you are interested in joining one of our companies or crews, please contact us for more information.
Ages: 6 yrs-8 yrs
Instructor Name: Lisa Rose
Day: Thursday
Start Time - End Time: 5:15 PM - 5:45 PM
Pre-requisites: *audition only
Class Description: *If you are interested in joining one of our companies or crews, please contact us for more information.
Ages: 10 yrs-13 yrs
Instructor Name: Charles Roy
Day: Thursday
Start Time - End Time: 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Pre-requisites: *audition only
Class Description: *If you are interested in joining one of our companies or crews, please contact us for more information.
Ages: 11 yrs-16 yrs
Instructor Name: Nicholas Christopher
Day: Thursday
Start Time - End Time: 5:45 PM - 6:15 PM
Pre-requisites: *audition only
6PM
Class Description: Dancers are taught to add sounds to the basic tap steps. Musicality is stressed while teaching the student to count their sounds between the beats to create more complex rhythms.
Ages: 6 yrs-10 yrs
Instructor Name: Lisa Rose
Day: Thursday
Start Time - End Time: 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Class Description: No experience, no audition is necessary. Learn acting skills, audition skills, how to dance/sing while building confidence to take the stage. In-class auditions and each student will receive a part in the musical.
Ages: 6 yrs-99 yrs
Instructor Name: Piper Ryan
Day: Thursday
Start Time - End Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Pre-requisites: Perform on May 22nd/23rd at Sherwood Center for the Arts
Class Description: For dancers who have decided to make ballet a real priority. Students will take on more demanding steps and complex sequences of movements that advanced technical skill, articulation, musicality, and expression.
Ages: 10 yrs-99 yrs
Instructor Name: Melissa Rumsey
Day: Thursday
Start Time - End Time: 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
Class Description: Rooted in vernacular jazz and other arts of the Afro-diaspora, Hip Hop today is characterized by grooves, party dances, and isolations. The students will focus on fun rhythmic based exercises and games well developing both choreography and freestyle.
Ages: 10 yrs-99 yrs
Instructor Name: Nicholas Christopher
Day: Thursday
Start Time - End Time: 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
7PM
Class Description: *If you are interested in joining one of our companies or crews, please contact us for more information.
Ages: 10 yrs-12 yrs
Instructor Name: Nicholas Christopher
Day: Thursday
Start Time - End Time: 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Pre-requisites: *audition only
Class Description: Upper/lower body mobility, dive deep into how the body works, and how we can achieve dance goals. Also discuss muscles specifically used in dance, use proper terminology, go over alignment and correct mechanics for stretch.
Ages: 8 yrs-99 yrs
Instructor Name: Melissa Rumsey
Day: Thursday
Start Time - End Time: 7:30 PM - 8:15 PM
Class Description: *If you are interested in joining one of our companies or crews, please contact us for more information.
Ages: 10 yrs-13 yrs
Instructor Name: Lisa Rose
Day: Thursday
Start Time - End Time: 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Pre-requisites: *audition only
8PM
Friday
9AM
Class Description: Weekly & themed craft projects for ages 3-6 that help develop their fine motor skills, and explore their creativity. Being messy is a must!
Ages: 3 yrs-6 yrs
Instructor Name: Madisen Luecke
Day: Friday
Start Time - End Time: 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Pre-requisites: Clothes that can get dirty.
10AM
Class Description: Creative movement teaches a student to follow the instructions of a teacher and flow of class by using different short songs that match our students attention span and fun equipment like pom poms, balls, hula hoops and the like to keep students engaged.
Ages: 2 yrs-4 yrs
Instructor Name: Lisa Rose
Day: Friday
Start Time - End Time: 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
11AM
Class Description: Students will learn basic tap & ballet vocabulary and class structure. Students will focus on developing proper tap & ballet technique while reinforcing their physical strength, flexibility, and musicality.
Ages: 2 yrs-4 yrs
Instructor Name: Lisa Rose
Day: Friday
Start Time - End Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements
12PM
Class Description: Students will learn basic ballet vocabulary, technique, and class structure. There will be an emphasis on correct posture, positioning, and basic ballet steps. Students will develop grace while building balance and strength.
Ages: 4 yrs-6 yrs
Instructor Name: Lisa Rose
Day: Friday
Start Time - End Time: 12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
1PM
Class Description: Dancers will learn basic tap skills and terminology. Class will focus on how to articulate your feet and ankles as well as explore musicality, rhythm, and syncopation. Fundamentals such as balance and general alignment are also introduced at this level.
Ages: 4 yrs-6 yrs
Instructor Name: Lisa Rose
Day: Friday
Start Time - End Time: 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
2PM
3PM
4PM
Class Description: Students will learn basic ballet vocabulary, technique, and class structure. There will be an emphasis on correct posture, positioning, and basic ballet steps. Students will develop grace while building balance and strength.
Ages: 5 yrs-8 yrs
Instructor Name: Mary Lloyd
Day: Friday
Start Time - End Time: 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
Class Description: Rooted in vernacular jazz and other arts of the Afro-diaspora, Hip Hop today is characterized by grooves, party dances, and isolations. The students will focus on fun rhythmic based exercises and games well developing both choreography and freestyle.
Ages: 7 yrs-99 yrs
Instructor Name: Nicholas Christopher
Day: Friday
Start Time - End Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
Class Description: Contemporary dance is an expressive dance form that fuses elements of lyrical, modern, jazz and ballet through movements that interpret the music and express emotion. Focuses on fluidity of movement, floor work, directional, rhythmic changes & control.
Ages: 10 yrs-99 yrs
Instructor Name: Melissa Rumsey
Day: Friday
Start Time - End Time: 4:15 PM - 5:30 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
Class Description: Contemporary dance is an expressive dance form that fuses elements of lyrical, modern, jazz and ballet through movements that interpret the music and express emotion. Focuses on fluidity of movement, floor work, directional, rhythmic changes & control.
Ages: 12 yrs-99 yrs
Instructor Name: Michael Jurica
Day: Friday
Start Time - End Time: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code Requirements
Class Description: Class focuses on strengthening the dancer's technique, developing strong lines, and understanding the body's center of movement. Students learn isolations, center steps, kicks, turns and leap variations; and jazz combo.
Ages: 5 yrs-8 yrs
Instructor Name: Mary Lloyd
Day: Friday
Start Time - End Time: 4:45 PM - 5:30 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
5PM
Class Description: *If you are interested in joining one of our companies or crews, please contact us for more information.
Ages: 6 yrs-9 yrs
Instructor Name: Nicholas Christopher
Day: Friday
Start Time - End Time: 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Pre-requisites: *audition only
Class Description: *If you are interested in joining one of our companies or crews, please contact us for more information.
Ages: 10 yrs-13 yrs
Instructor Name: Melissa Rumsey
Day: Friday
Start Time - End Time: 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Pre-requisites: *audition only
Class Description: Dancers will be challenged to reach their full potential with turning combinations, and leap/jump sequences.
Ages: 5 yrs-8 yrs
Instructor Name: Nichole Lee
Day: Friday
Start Time - End Time: 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
6PM
Class Description: Progressive Ballet Technique is an innovative program designed to train dancers in muscle memory to improve technique, flexibility & longevity in dance, while gaining a greater awareness of their muscles & how to use them properly.
Ages: 10 yrs-99 yrs
Instructor Name: Melissa Rumsey
Day: Friday
Start Time - End Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
Class Description: Class focuses on strengthening the dancer's technique, developing strong lines, and understanding the body's center of movement. Students learn isolations, center steps, kicks, turns and leap variations; and jazz combo.
Ages: 12 yrs-99 yrs
Instructor Name: Mary Lloyd
Day: Friday
Start Time - End Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code Requirements
Saturday
9AM
Class Description: Creative movement teaches a student to follow the instructions of a teacher and flow of class by using different short songs that match our students attention span and fun equipment like pom poms, balls, hula hoops and the like to keep students engaged.
Ages: 2 yrs-4 yrs
Instructor Name: Madisen Luecke
Day: Saturday
Start Time - End Time: 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
10AM
Class Description: No experience needed. Students improve flexibility and strength while acquiring valuable fundamental acrobatic skills including front & back rolls, headstands, elbow stands, backbends, and cartwheels.
Ages: 4 yrs-6 yrs
Instructor Name: Saidah Poinsette
Day: Saturday
Start Time - End Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
Class Description: Students will think fast, dive into improv, and skit comedy through games, exercises designed to nurture and grow improvisational acting skills, and to build confidence in a safe and exploring environment.
Ages: 6 yrs-10 yrs
Instructor Name: Piper Ryan
Day: Saturday
Start Time - End Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Class Description: Students will learn basic ballet vocabulary, technique, and class structure. There will be an emphasis on correct posture, positioning, and basic ballet steps. Students will develop grace while building balance and strength.
Ages: 3 yrs-5 yrs
Instructor Name: Mary Lloyd
Day: Saturday
Start Time - End Time: 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
11AM
Class Description: No experience needed. Students improve flexibility and strength while acquiring valuable fundamental acrobatic skills including front & back rolls, headstands, elbow stands, backbends, and cartwheels.
Ages: 4 yrs-10 yrs
Instructor Name: Saidah Poinsette
Day: Saturday
Start Time - End Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
Class Description: Students will learn basic ballet vocabulary, technique, and class structure. There will be an emphasis on correct posture, positioning, and basic ballet steps. Students will develop grace while building balance and strength.
Ages: 3 yrs-5 yrs
Instructor Name: Mary Lloyd
Day: Saturday
Start Time - End Time: 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.
Class Description: Dancers will learn basic tap skills and terminology. Class will focus on how to articulate your feet and ankles as well as explore musicality, rhythm, and syncopation. Fundamentals such as balance and general alignment are also introduced at this level.
Ages: 3 yrs-5 yrs
Instructor Name: Madisen Luecke
Day: Saturday
Start Time - End Time: 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Pre-requisites: See ENCORE Dress Code requirements.