ncore Dance Academy
In Loving Memory
Terri – Lynne Banfield
Fellow CSC – CICB Enrico Cecchetti Diploma
Terri-Lynne has over 25 years of teaching experience and holds the highest qualifications awarded by The Cecchetti Ballet Society.
After many years owning and operating her own studio, she now offers her expertise to various studios throughout the lower mainland. Terri does extensive work training and mentoring teachers and senior level students, preparing them for their qualifying and major ballet exams. She also enjoys working with children.
She adjudicates many festivals and competitions and teaches workshops across Canada. Many of her students have gone on to professional dancing and/or teaching careers.
Terri received her training in ballet, jazz, tap, voice, and theatre in such prestigious schools as National Ballet School of Canada, Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Banff School of Fine Arts, and Pacific Ballet Theatre.
Terri danced professionally with Pacific Ballet Theatre Company as well as many stage and Television appearances.
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.