When it comes to music licenses, asking forgiveness rather than permission is not a sound business strategy. But what does that mean for streaming music in virtual classes, now that they are the new norm? We broke down your biggest music-licensing questions (for both normal times and COVID times).
In times of recession or other financial difficulty, one response might be to rein in one’s activities and tighten the purse strings. Gina Gibney has a history of success by taking the opposite approach.
Retaining students—and attracting new ones—has perhaps never been more difficult, or more important. Experts Kathy Blake and Suzanne Blake Gerety shared five simple steps you can take now to help your fall enrollment.
Jana Belot’s six-studio Gotta Dance typically holds 13 in-person performances. Her virtual recitals were just as big a production—complete with animation, musicians and more. Here’s how she did it.
Zoom fatigue is real. Finding ways to engage your students that don’t involve a screen will keep both students and parents happy—and show the value of your business.
Dance organizations that were already compromised by COVID-19 are now responding to police violence and community unrest—and in some cases, damage to their spaces.
One family is itching to return to in-person instruction. Another is understandably scared. Here’s how to make them both—and everyone in between—feel safe, included and engaged.
The COVID-19 crisis has not, by any stretch of the imagination, been easy on dance studios. But, Rhee Gold points out, it has some beautiful bright sides—as competing studios work together in unprecedented ways, parents see the full value of their child’s dance education, and more.
Three studios hold outdoor classes: One makes a profit, one breaks even and one loses money. Here’s how they’re doing it, and why they all say it’s worth it.
With a smart, flexible reopening plan, studio owners can keep clients safe and happy—and be responsive to ever-changing, unpredictable COVID-19 restrictions.