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Running a studio can be a major juggling act. You have to stay on top of the big things, like paying rent on time and chasing after delinquent payments, and track the details, like replacing that blinking lightbulb and sending out a snowstorm alert. No surprise, then, that a few things slip through the cracks—costing you money or students. Here, some savvy studio owners talk about five common but often unnoticed mistakes, and what to do about them. Pay attention to these, and you'll find yourself with more time, clients and revenue on your hands.

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Ballerina Gets Ready

by Allegra Kent

illustrated by Catherine Stock

40 pages; $16.95

Former New York City Ballet principal Allegra Kent details the daily life of a ballerina in this brilliantly illustrated book. Your young dancers will love following Iris as she takes on a performance day, from the moment she wakes up until the curtain rises.

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This Very Moment: teaching thinking dancing

by Barbara Dilley

Naropa University Press; 203 pages; $40

 

Barbara Dilley, former Cunningham and Judson Church dancer, weaves her memoirs into this handbook for movement improvisation and composition practices.

 

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Tallulah's Tap Shoes

By Marilyn Singer

Illustrated by Alexandra Boiger

48 pages; $16.99

 

The latest installment in the popular Tallulah series has Tallulah trying something new: tap! If you have students who feel uncomfortable trying new styles, this story demonstrates the rewards of hard work and persistence--all from a plucky protagonist's point of view.

 

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Rebel On Pointe: A Memoir of Ballet & Broadway

by Lee Wilson

University Press of Florida; 224 pages; $24.95

Follow Lee Wilson on her dance journey from American suburbia in the 1950s to Europe--where she danced for royalty--and finally to the Broadway stage. This is an inspiring story of teenage professional success you'll want to share with your students.

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