Articles by Kathy Blake and Suzanne Blake Gerety
Q: This past year, many of our dancers ages 2–6 did not return because they chose to participate in a different sport or activity. What is considered a normal dropout rate for a dance studio?
A: While it … Continue reading
Q: Do you have any suggestions on how to give scholarships to students? We award some each year, but my accountant says we can’t deduct them from our taxes. I feel like the only teacher … Continue reading
Q: What is the best answer when a parent asks what the registration fee covers? (I know that during advance registration, I can say it holds your spot.) “Administrative costs” sounds vague and doesn’t seem … Continue reading
Q: We want to try a bring-a-buddy week, but I feel like everyone’s done it. I don’t know how effective it would be in upper levels or how it would work, since all of our … Continue reading
Q: We’d like to rent out our studio space during the daytime. How do we determine the pricing for this and what should we be aware of?
A: We have found it very beneficial to rent … Continue reading