Taking Care of Business

by Karen Hildebrand

The Fall and Rise of the Joffrey Ballet School

Turning a founder’s artistic vision into a sustainable business

Beyond the Daddy Daughter Dance

Tapping a valuable source of studio volunteers

Aaron Tolson

How I teach rhythm tap

Fashion

Pretty and Practical Looks for Teachers

John Heginbotham

Embracing the past—and pushing it away, too

Teachers' Tools

Up close with Deborah Karp

Erica Sobol

Contemporary

Extreme Measures

Spotting the warning signs to help a troubled teen

Mary Wigman

Choosing expression over technique

One Class Fits All

Designing classes for mixed levels

Living the Dream

Three dancers on how professional opportunities in college helped their careers

Why Noncompetes Rarely Work

Stop operating out of fear—there are better ways to protect your business.