This class is open to any dancer aspiring to enhance their ballet training! Natalie Matsuura is a dancer and teacher from Southern California. She completed her BFA in dance at the University of California, Irvine and is certified to teach Progressing Ballet Technique and Pre-Primary through Level 3 of ABT’s National Training Curriculum. Natalie has taught at Azusa Pacific University, The University of Panama, and Southland Ballet Academy and received the ABT Affiliate Teacher Award in June 2017. As a dancer, Natalie performed numerous soloist and principal roles during her six seasons with Festival Ballet Theater, including Dew Drop (The Nutcracker), Queen of the Dryads (Don Quixote), and Monya (Giselle). Natalie moved to Oklahoma in August 2017 to join Oklahoma City Ballet and just finished her first season with the company and will be joining Encore for the 2018-19 Dance Season!
Monday 5:45-6:45 PM Teen Ages 13+
Thursday 7:15-8:15 PM Ages 9-12
Drop In Rate: $15 per class or
$55 per month
Dance Attire: Black Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Ballet Shoes.
Hair must be in a high clean classical ballet bun.
We are committed to providing the highest quality dance instruction for children aged three and over. Our classes are taught by qualified instructors and through their experience and training they encourage our students to learn self-expression, confidence and creativity. Our dance studio is dedicated to the students we teach and to their growth and development as dancers and as individuals. We offer classes for both recreational and competitive students in the following disciplines. Ballet, Pointe, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre, Jazz Funk, Acro, Pom, Adult Classes and more! Our studio in Oklahoma City has evolved for over 60 plus years. We dance in Oklahoma City and look forward to moving in our new dance space in October.
Encore Dance Centre believes in reaching out in the community and providing exceptional dance routines surrounded with lessons of team work, fun and life long lasting friendships for our dancers. Energy Soccer Half-time Performance, Festival of the Arts and various local venues.
We are excited to announce our brand new studio and our Grand Opening Ribbon cutting ceremony November 3rd & 4th, 2018! Details to come! Join us for enrollment, food, dance and fun! Class Schedules to be posted soon and the new three studio concept will begin classes on Monday, November 5th. The picture posted is not the actual building but gives you a great idea of our new look!
Encore Dance Centre is the successor to Bill Graham Dance Studio and Graham/Rayburn Encore Dance Centre. Both have successfully continued it's goal of providing professional dance training to it's students and making a positive difference in their lives. Encore tries to instill in your child self-confidence and discipline which will remain with them the rest of their lives.