Since 1993, DancEncounter Dance Studio, conveniently located on State Street in historic Geneva, Illinois, has provided dance instruction for students ages 2 through adult in a supportive, friendly and creative environment. The studio offers recreational and performance dance education at all levels and helps fosters appreciation of dance through technique, discipline and fun. Its instructors help students build a sense of body awareness, confidence and self-esteem and encourage each dancer’s exploration of dance through a variety of dance genres and performance opportunities. DancEncounter provides personalized service, a motivational environment, and sense of community that helps students build a life-long love of dance.

DancEncounter begins with pre-school students and teaches dance skills and self esteem through creative and imaginative classes that support physical, social and emotional skills and development.

For older children, teens and adults, DancEncounter’s highly experienced, diverse, dedicated, and passionate instructors and the studio’s flexible schedule encourages the opportunity for ongoing exploration of dance through a variety of classes and dance styles. All students perform in annual studio performances with theater-like production that have become tradition for dancers and for their family and friends alike.

DancEncounter also offers additional performance and competition experience through its Performing Company. Dancers eligible for Company membership is by audition, and members take ongoing ballet and other classes to support their continued learning and growth.

For special needs dancers, DancEncounter provides classes designed just for them known as DancEsteem, and encourages these students to take part in studio productions.