An unlikely alliance involving 4 competing studios is helping them stay the course through COVID-19 and beyond.
This year, studio owners will get another crack at planning pandemic recitals. Use these 6 tips to do so on a budget, so you don’t have to sacrifice profitability.
A scholarship program can allow you to keep financially struggling families in the fold. Here’s how to create one without compromising on revenue.
Between the potential for a new revenue stream and possible increased demand from studio families who don’t want to travel or spend big bucks this year, there are compelling reasons to start a summer program in 2021. Here’s how to do so successfully, from two veteran studio owners.
Congrats, you made it through 2020. One bright side of the year: Both you and your studio families have become accustomed to quick pivots, which means now’s the perfect time to make big, bold changes at your studio. Here’s what changes you might want to consider—and how to execute them wisely.
The new year is the perfect time to set clear boundaries and make communication more efficient at your studio. Experts Kathy Blake and Suzanne Blake Gerety shared their tips.
When the pandemic hit, many studios set up temporary outdoor dance spaces to keep dancing safely in person. Alana Tillim of Santa Barbara Dance Arts took this a step further: investing $20,000 in a permanent outdoor studio that is already starting to paying off—and will serve her for the long run.
Studio owners had to reimagine their recitals on the fly this year. What changes—from new locations to virtual performances to red carpets—will stick around for 2021, and maybe even for the long haul?
Lovely Leaps began 2020 with programs in eight preschools and a small weekend-studio enrollment. It’s ending the year having taught over 3,500 students through its robust virtual-class program. Here’s how the owner did it.
When Chasta Hamilton decided to fold her popular competition program, 76 percent of her team members left for other studios. Today, the training program that replaced her comp team is bigger—and more profitable—than the team ever was, and has helped her studio grow overall. Here’s how she did it.