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Studio Business: 7 Business Lessons Learned in 2015

November 25, 2015 by

by Rachel Rizzuto

5 Last-Minute Recital Mishaps—and How to Fix Them

November 1, 2015 by

Why expecting the unexpected pays off at recital time

So much of teaching dance is about preparation—training and rehearsing your students to do their best, particularly at recital time. “The recital is the culmination of … Continue reading

Have Studio, Will Travel

October 1, 2015 by

Equip yourself with basic studio equipment in portable form to make lease-hopping a cinch.
Gone are the days of garage dance studios and wheedling your local recreation center into letting you commandeer the gym four … Continue reading


September 1, 2015 by

Complaints and criticisms, while inevitable, offer opportunities to make your operation more solid and grow your studio.
As a studio owner, you know that parents are valuable partners when it comes to educating their children. But … Continue reading

Everything I Ever Needed to Know I Learned in Corporate

August 1, 2015 by

7 lessons from the corporate world—for dance studios

As owners of businesses firmly rooted in the art of dance, it may be hard to imagine that business practices from the finance or marketing worlds can apply … Continue reading

To Facebook or Not to Facebook?

July 1, 2015 by

Studio owners share social-media policies that work.
Keeping up with the constant changes in social media may seem impossible. Even if you could remember the differences between pinning, snapping, tweeting and vining, you can’t possibly monitor … Continue reading