Encore’s Production of Disney’s The Lion King | Feb. 16-25, 2018

Music and Lyrics by Elton John & Tim Rice Additional Music and Lyrics by Lebo M, Mark Mancina, Jay Rifkin, and Hans Zimmer Book by Roger Allers & Irene Mecchi Based on the Broadway production directed by Julie Taymor In this adaptation of the beloved Disney animated film, young actors bring the story of Simba and his friends to life with the aid of specially-constructed puppets. The young and carefree lion cub more »

Discover 5 Life Skills at Encore’s Summer Camps!

Encore provides a stage where students can use their creativity to discover their potential. Here are 5 life skills your child can discover at Encore’s Summer Camps! #1 – Leadership As the saying goes, “the show must go on!” Our campers learn how to problem-solve when challenges arise and how to be a role model onstage and off! #2 – Empathy When children become a character in a play, exploring their story more »

Remembering Marji Jepperson

We are sad to share the passing of Marji Jepperson, a former Encore director and actor, props master and dear member of our Encore family. She brought tremendous joy to working with the children of our organization for almost 20 years. We’re delighted to share some of the many memories of Marji from our Encore family: Seussical was the first show I did with Encore and Marji was the director. I was more »

3 Reasons You’ll Love Encore’s 2018 Summer Camps!

If you like theatre, then you’re gonna LOVE our summer line up this 2018! We’ve got three big reasons to enroll in our summer drama camps! #1 – We have more options to fit your summer plans! We’re offering one, two and three week camps! We have camps beginning at 10 am, and extended hours available. #2 – New Camps to Explore! We’re proud to partner with Lola’s Lab to present Captain more »

Cast List is Posted for Encore Cares’ The Fairytale Network

Thank you to everyone who auditioned for The Fairytale Network! Our first rehearsal will be held Monday, January 22 from 5:30-7:30pm at Encore’s Main Campus at St. Andrew’s Church. The parent meeting will be from 7:00 – 7:30pm. If you weren’t cast in this show, we encourage you to try out for our upcoming productions or sign up for our classes and camps. We hope to see you there!

Encore Summer Camp Registration is Now Open!

Happy New Year! Make it a summer to remember, summer camp registration is now open. For Ages 4-9: One Week Options: June 18-22, 2018: Amazing Adventures—NEW! June 25 – July 6, 2018: Encore Presents Lola’s Lab–NEW! Two Week Options: July 9-August 31, 2018: It’s Elementary For Ages 8-12: One Week Options: June 18 – June 22, 2018: Modern Day Myths–NEW! June 25 – June 29, 2018: Summer Stories July 2 – July more »

Encore Cares Presents: The Fairytale Network

The show selected by Student Director Sam Regardie is called “The Fairy Tale Network” by John Woodard. This is a comedic show about popular children’s fairy tales. Sam chose this play because it is very funny and when performing it, he really wanted the audience to laugh and enjoy themselves. “It is important to me,” says Sam, “that the audience isn’t bored with the play and that they come out of it more »

5 Reasons You Don’t Want to Miss Encore’s 50th Anniversary Bash!

It’s Encore’s 50th Birthday and we are celebrating with our 50th Anniversary Bash! We are hosting a party to celebrate our past, present, and future on Saturday, April 28, 2018, at the Columbus Club of Arlington! Doors will open at 7 pm and from that point on it’s a night full of reunions, music, and fun. Adult tickets are $75 and student tickets are $60. You can get your tickets here. And more »

Do Good Over Dinner: Chipotle Fundraiser 12/18

On Monday, December 18th, 2017 Encore Stage & Studio is partnering with the Lee Heights Chipotle Mexican Grill on 4520 Lee Hwy, Arlington, VA 22207! When you make a purchase at the Lee Heights Chipotle between 4-9 p.m. and mention Encore or show the flyer that’s below, 50% of the price of your purchase will be donated to Encore. The flyer is at the end of this blog post, on our Facebook more »

Meet 2017/2018 Arts Apprentice, Amanda Nell

We’re so thrilled to introduce you to a new face on Encore’s campus. Her name is Amanda Nell and she is Encore’s 2017-2018 Arts Apprentice. Amanda, tell us a little bit about yourself. Amanda: I’m so excited to join the Encore team and share my passion for creating and inspiring art! I will be around as the Arts Apprentice for the ‘17-’18 season and hopefully as a member of Encore’s Family for more »