What happens when a founder dies just before opening his dance school? At the late Kabby Mitchell III’s Tacoma Urban Performing Arts Center, a new leader was born in Klair Ethridge, who has grown the school threefold since its opening in 2017 and demonstrated what a mission-driven dance organization looks like today.
National unemployment rates are high due to the coronavirus—and even higher for dance businesses. Plus, the pandemic brings a host of new considerations for employers dealing with laid-off or furloughed employees. We broke down the answers to six need-to-know questions.
Small-dance-business owners have a responsibility to uphold anti-racist values. Take this pledge to make five actionable steps toward putting those values into practice.
There’s much more to think about than just adding more of everything. A small-business advisor and two local dance retailers who’ve made multiple storefronts a success offer insights about taking the leap.