How to keep your dance business happy and healthy when your co-workers are also your relatives
Stepping into your customers’ shoes can show you where you’re winning—and losing—business. We asked a trio of dance business owners to walk us through their customer journeys, and got tips from an expert on how to improve them.
An unlikely alliance involving 4 competing studios is helping them stay the course through COVID-19 and beyond.
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 renowned dancers and choreographers have off-Broadway gigs (with Broadway not far off), high-profile music videos and a VMA nomination under their belt. But during the pandemic they’ve added another item to their impressive resumé: owners of an innovative new dance studio and an intensive on-demand online program.
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.
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.
Amid the uncertainty of doing business during the COVID-19 pandemic, two popular community dance hubs with very different trajectories—L.A.’s EDGE Performing Arts Center and Chicago’s Visceral Dance Center—share their plans for the future.