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Encore! School of the Arts


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!

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. 

Fall & Spring 2015-16 Schedule

Classes begin January 4!

To enroll: 
New Students enroll here >
Returning students enroll here >

For monthly payment plans, multiple-class discounts and sibling discounts: Email Maggie Osgood Nicholls or call (913) 327-4612. 

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Studio 3


1:15-2:00 Pre-K Combo

3:15-4:15 Creative Movement




12:00-12:45 Adult Ballet

4:30-5:30 3rd-4th Jazz/HH

5:30-6:45 3rd-4th Tap/Ballet


4:15-5:15 Boys Only! Tap/HH

5:15-6:00 Pre-K Combo

2:15-3:00 Pre-K Tumbling

3:15-4:00 Creative Tumbling

4:15-5:15 Junior Tumbling

6:00-6:45 Adult Tap

4:30-5:15 Performance Team

5:15-6:15 3rd-6th Lyrical



1:15-2:00 Creative Movement

2:15-3:00 Pre-K Combo

3:25-4:00 Tiny Tots

4:15-5:00 Kinder Combo




4:30-5:30 1st-2nd Jazz/HH

5:30-6:30 1st-2nd Tap/Ballet



1:15-2:00 Pre-K Tumbling

2:15-3:00 Kinder Tumbling

3:15-4:00 Creative Tumbling
4:30-5:30 Junior Tumbling

4:30-6:30 5th-6th Jazz/HH

5:30-6:45 5th-6th Tap/Ballet




3:00-4:00 7th-8th Jazz/HH

4:00-5:00 7th-8th Lyrical

Encore! has a convenient schedule offering students a wide range of classes for all ages!

Give Encore! School of the Arts at The J a try! We offer dance & tumbling classes for students 2.5 years old to 6th grade. We also have private music lessons available in voice, piano, guitar, harp and steel drum.

  • Work with professional staff
  • Keep kids active and healthy
  • Enjoy the community of The J!

Contact Maggie at 913-327-4612 or by e-mail for more information. Call 913-327-8000 to enroll!

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. 

Music Lessons

  • Now available for adults, too!
  • Voice, piano, guitar, harp or steel drum
  • Member Pricing: $260 for a 10 pack of lessons, or $28 for single lessons.
  • Non-member pricing available. 
  • Contact Maggie to schedule your weekly time. 

Rising Stars Scholarship

Supported  by a grant from the Reat Griffin Underwood Rising Stars Fund, the Rising Stars Scholarship was established to help young people pursue their passion for the performing arts. Reat loved singing, dancing, and performing and both the fund and scholarship honor his spirit and memory. Applicants are applying for assistance with dance, tumbling or private voice or piano lessons. To download the scholarship application, click here.


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