After teaching for more than 30 years—most recently building a successful preschool program for a dance studio in Burlington, North Carolina—Kim Black decided it was time to open her own business. But the very day she signed the lease for Miss Kim’s Children’s Dance and Arts was the day North Carolinians learned dance studios were required to close due to the pandemic. That didn’t stop her.
Leveraging her visibility as the former artistic director of Houston’s METdance, Marlana Doyle was perfectly poised to open her new school. Then came COVID-19. When…
Right from the day you launch your dance studio (or any dance business, for that matter), it’s smart to understand the exit strategies open to you. A business financial expert outlines four options for any small business.
That’s because this “lean” planning method is a no-fuss tool you’ll want to use to make sure your dance business can adapt and thrive.
After nearly two decades of teaching for other studio owners, Jessica Kubat, soon to turn 40, decided “it was time to do something bigger.” Here’s how she pulled it off.
Tutu School’s Genevieve Weeks’ best advice on developing the business owner’s mind-set you’ll need to successfully start your own dance studio.