ncore Dance Academy
Melissa enrolled in dance class at the age of 7 and has trained in various styles of dance such as Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Ballet and Hip Hop.
She’s had the privilege of working with Patrick Roberge Productions performing in the 2010 Paralympics, 2011 Grey Cup Halftime show for Nickleback as well as the 100th Year PNE Anniversary Parades.
After graduating in 2012 Melissa signed with an agent. She was featured in TV series and movies photo doubling and working as background in Bates Motel, Arrow, My Life as a Dead Girl along with many others . Her passion and dedication for dance continued and she began teaching at studios throughout the lower mainland. Melissa has taught and choreographed children of all ages going on 7 years and continues to help kids become inspired through dance. She brings a fun, energetic attitude to every class and strives for her students to continue to grow and accomplish their goals.
Encore Dance Academy
Encore has been proudly serving the Tri-Cities for over 25 years. We pride ourselves on providing excellent training, with nurturing, professional and expert faculty.
We offer classes for beginners through advances, all ages and levels. Our programs include Company, Intensive, Half Day, and General (recreational). We offer Cecchetti Ballet Examinations as well as CDTA Tap and Jazz Examinations. Additionally, we offer workshops, camps, sessionals, and master classes. Whether recreational or aspiring dance professionals, Encore has a program to fit each student's needs.
At Encore, we provide each of our students with the opportunity and training to achieve their personal goals at dance, where dancers can be challenged and encouraged to dance to their full potential.