OUR FACULTY

Behind every dancer who believes in themselves
is a teacher who believes in them first.

Raynor van der Merwe is the Founder and Artistic Director of Encore Performer and Encore Theatrical Arts Project. READ MORE

RAYNOR VAN DE MERWE

Studio Director

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AUDRA AVERY

Ballet • Contemporary • Hip Hop

Nicole is a seasoned dance instructor with over 10 years teaching and 20 years of experience. READ MORE

NICOLE ALEXANDER

Contemporary • Hip Hop • Jazz

Nickolai began his study of ballet at the Kiev Academy of Ballet. READ MORE

NICKOLAI BALATSENKO

Ballet

Vadim Bogomolov is an eight year graduate of the Vaganova Choreographic Institute of St. Petersburg, Russia. READ MORE

VADIM BOGOMOLOV

Ballet

Jessica Dawson is thrilled to be on faculty at Encore Performers! READ MORE

JESSY DAWSON

Jazz • Tap • Hip Hop

Lea Dawson has been dancing since the age of eight in the Northern Virginia area.  READ MORE

LEA DAWSON

Combo • Mini 

Kimberly began her dance training in Heidelberg, Germany with Carolyn Carratini (RAD). READ MORE

KIMBERLY JEWART

Ballet

Olivia Landrum is from Fairfax, VA and began dancing at the age of three. READ MORE

OLIVIA LANDRUM

Ballet • Contemporary

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AMALIA MACK

Hip Hop

Lorraine began performing in musicals at age 12. She studied dance at Coupé Theatre Studio in Nanuet, NY. READ MORE

LORRAINE MAGEE

Acting

Courtney Moran is so grateful to share her passion for dance with the students at Encore Performers!  READ MORE

COURTNEY MORAN

Jazz • Tap

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CHRIS MUNAR

Hip Hop

Elizabeth Spikes started her dance career in pampers at Regina’s Dance Studio in Albuquerque, New Mexico. READ MORE

LIZ SPIKES

Jazz • Tap

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