Dance is not just an extra curricular activity but an art that inspires creativity and individual growth.
Encore provides both competitive and non-competitive dance classes in ballet, jazz, hip hop, tap, lyrical, pointe, and pre-ballet.
Students receive the best training from our instructors who have an extensive dance background and training.
New student registration opens July 1st for summer classes.
August 2nd performance at the Ventura County Fair.
August 2nd the studio will be closed for the fair.
August 21-26 friendship week - bring a friend to class.
Please save the dates:
December 21, 2023 dress rehearsal and December 22, 2023 recital..
June 22, 2024 dress rehearsal and June 23, 2024 show.
Courtney started off as a competitive gymnast with dance as part of her gymnastics training. At the age of 13 she decided that her true passion was there and by 19 years old she started working professionally in the commercial dance industry. Since then she has worked for Rihanna by performing at the 2018 60th annual Grammy Awards and Modeled for her NYFW presentation of her Savage Fenty clothing line. Most recently she has starred in Ed Sheeran's music video "Cross Me" and has danced for many other artists including Katy Perry, Beck, Kanye and Banks. You can also catch her in Gucci"s 2019 spring campaign. Courtney has and continues to train in Los Angeles with professional choreographers consistently bringing new and challenging movement/concepts to her students.
Kelsey received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance: Performance and Choreography from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. While at UNLV she was inducted into the National Society of Leadership and Success and graduated Magna Cum Laude class of 2015. She aspires to be a professional dancer in the entertainment business. She is focusing in the areas of jazz, modern and ballet. Kelsey is also trained in contemporary and tap.
Kelsey began dancing at age 3 at Jill Johnson Dance Studio and has been dancing for 26 years. She has previous experience teaching dance for over fifteen years. In 2014 she performed with the UNLV dance company at KNSU in South Korea.
Kelsey is a native of California and moved to Las Vegas at the age of 20 to purse her Dance degree. Now that she is graduated and has returned to Ventura County, she is focusing on her career as a dance teacher and performer.
Megan danced at Jill Johnson's Dance Studio for over 20 years and was a company member dancing competitively for 10 of those years. She started assisting at the age of 6 and has loved working with young dancers helping them learn some of their very first dance steps. She graduated from Saint Bonaventure High School in 2014. She participated in their cheer program for 4 years and was captain 3 of those years. She was also on dance team and helped create Cheer for a Cure which raised money to aid children with cancer. Megan graduated with her Bachelor of Arts degree in Early Childhood studies in 2018. and received her Multiple Subject Credential December 2020. Megan is currently teaching third grade for Ventura Unified School District. Her goal is to continue doing what she loves by becoming an elementary school teacher. She is excited to work with her classes at the dance studio this year and hopes to instill the love of dance in all her students.
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Our next 7 week session, September 9- October 21