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Everything You Wanted to Know About Costumes But Were Afraid to Ask

November 1, 2014 by

Tips, tricks and a timeline
If your year-end studio recital involves costumes, you’re aware of what headaches, hassles and horrors lie beneath every glittery sequin. Year after year, studio owners take on the challenge of making … Continue reading

Ask the Experts: Best Way to Use Video for Feedback

November 1, 2014 by
Ask the Experts: Best Way to Use Video for Feedback

Q: I’d like to use video to give feedback to my students. What’s the best way to do this?
A: Take advantage of the ease of video sharing: You can save class time by adding your … Continue reading

Ask the Experts: Avoiding Drama in Formations

November 1, 2014 by
Ask the Experts: Avoiding Drama in Formations

Q: How do you avoid drama when you’re putting together formations for group routines?
A: When placing my dancers into a formation, I take into account the number of dancers, height differences, dependability, confidence, performance skills, … Continue reading

Ask the Experts: Faculty Bios

Ask the Experts: Faculty Bios

Q: How can I keep my faculty members’ bios from becoming outdated so quickly? Do you have any writing tips for bios?
A:Your bio should tell your story, but it is not your resumé. With that … Continue reading

The Best-Laid Plans

October 1, 2014 by

Practical planning for your studio’s financial success—it’s not just for start-ups.

If you hear the words “business plan” and feel a chill of fear ripple down your spine, chances are you’re like the majority of studio owners. … Continue reading

Ask the Experts: Video Apps for iPads

October 1, 2014 by
Ask the Experts: Video Apps for iPads

Q: I need a dance film project that my students can create with their iPads but that requires more than just the iPad. What special video apps for iPads have you used?
A: I am fortunate enough … Continue reading