Michelle Ritenour

Owner

Michelle opened Encore in 1994 and became a member of More Than Just Great Dancing in 2010. Michelle leads our STAR Leadership Program! 

Stevie Davis

School Director

Stevie grew up dancing at Encore! She has a Bachelors in Education and a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction.

Kelly Furche

Account & Costume Manager

Kelly began working at Encore in 1999. One of her important jobs includes ordering all of the costumes for our students!

Maci Davis

Company Director

Maci began dancing at Encore at the age of two and has over twenty-five years of training. She spent nine years on Company and now runs our Company and Dance Team programs.

Anna Chavez

Ballet Director

Anna gradated from UNT with a B.A. in Dance and has her 200  hour yoga teacher training. She currently performs with Contemporary Dance Forth Worth and directs and choreographs our annual Spring Ballet.

Brie Davis

Cheer & Tumbling Director

Brie has both cheer, tumbling and dance experience and spent thirteen years cheering on several competition teams. She is in charge of our Tumbling & Cheer programs!

Nikki Clemons

Operations Director

Nikki has over fifteen years of customer service and business operations experience. She continues to grow her passion for people and relationship building in her role at Encore.

Mandy Hanschen

Special Projects Director

Mandy attended TAMU-CC and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English and Education. She has spent five years teaching and seven years in customer service.

Jenna Lasanta

Instructor

Jenna has a Bachelors in Psychology and Dance plus over twenty-five years of dance experience. She has trained with UTA's Maverick Dance Company and TCC's Mosaic Dance Company.

Payton Cox

Instructor

Payton is currently attending TCC to gain an Associates Degree in Fine Arts. She danced at Encore for eight years in both recreational classes and competitive teams.

Lauren Mellott

Instructor

Lauren is currently attending UNT as a Dance Major. She was a student at Encore for fourteen years and was on Company for eight years.

Brandi Guerra

Instructor

Brandi began her dance education with Ms.Michelle in 1989 served as Captain of her drill team in high school. She also has a degree from UTA in Kinseology and Health.

Jessica Doman

Instructor

Jessica has a degree in Exercise and Wellness with a minor in Contemporary from Brigham Young University. She started dancing at three years old and was a member of the Odyssey Dance Theater.

Rachel Hudler

Instructor

Rachel began dancing with Ms.Michelle when she was five years old. She was a member of her high school drill team and she is an NSCA certified personal trainer!

Madi Long

Instructor

Madi began dancing at Encore at the age of three and was a member of Company. She was the captain of her high school drill team and attended Louisiana State University.

Storee Everage

Instructor

Storee began cheerleading at the age of seven and has over eight years of coaching experience. She also has a Bachelors degree in Human Development.

Shyanne Pruit

Instructor

Shyanne graduated from Tarleton University with a Bachelor of Science and Exercise and Sports Studies. She began dancing at the age of two and was an NCA All American Cheerleader!

Alyssa Dwyer

Instructor

Alyssa danced competitively for six years and was Lt. Colonel of her high school drill team. She also studied dance at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in NYC.