The UK-based Encore Dance Company specializes in presenting skilful, well-rounded, young dancers, performing in a multitude of versatile styles including classical ballet, jazz, contemporary, commercial dance and more. Under the direction of Antony Dowson (former Royal Ballet Principal), Encore Dance Company allows young dancers to further develop their skills, enhanced through a wide range of performance opportunities.
The 2017 Encore Dance Company tour travels the length and breadth of England and Wales. The 17 strong cast perform a range of diverse dance works and features Elite Syncopations choreographed by Sir Kenneth MacMillan with the music of Scott Joplin and an extract from the ballet Traces by Cathy Marston (former Director of the Bern Ballet in Switzerland). Other notable Choreographers include Egor Menshikov and Christian Alozie (Flawless).
“I was impressed by the high standards of performance achieved as well as the eclectic choice of repertoire” – Dancing Times September 2016