Dance Studio Design Blog
May
02
2014
Written by Michael J. Clark

Acro NewsCompetition: The Acro Fad

Throughout the years we have seen a number of dance “fads.”  It appears safe to say that “Acro” appearing in competition routines seems to be the winning fad.  However, many studio owners don't have a background in gymnastics or acrobatics.  So what is a studio owner to do?  Here are some pointers that will help you deal with the new Acro fad!

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When I was growing up, there was that one kid’s basement where all hung out. It was dark, had glow in the dark posters, and better yet, her mother never ventured down. It was where we all wanted to be.

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This is a crazy time of year for most studios considering recital, competitions, summer camp, and pre-registrations. But you still have to be thinking about where your next graduating class is coming from!

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Apr
23
2014

DanceteachessmOne of the biggest challenges we face as studio owners is producing new ideas time and time again. How many ways can you spin a Jazz class, or competition studio? What do you do if you have 3 studios on the same block as you? HOW can you differentiate your dance studio from the others?

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Apr
22
2014
Written by Michael J. Clark & Lori Shecter

DancersmAttracting Talent: Finding & Building Great Dancers

Every studio owner wants their students to learn and succeed.  However, some studio owners may desire to teach and inspire exceptionally skilled dancers.  Building a studio that attracts and produces excellent dancers is a long-term commitment.  But once you build the right foundation this commitment can really pay off in terms of personal satisfaction and cash flow. 

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Apr
18
2014
Written by Michael J. Clark

survey smallSweet Successful Surveys!

The end of the semester is approaching; getting feedback on how you have performed is essential!  Using surveys you can get the information you need to improve your business!  Here are four EASY tips that will make getting students and parents to complete surveys a breeze!

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Apr
10
2014
Written by Lori Shecter

CompetitionsponsorshipsCompetition Sponsorships

A few studios have asked us about getting sponsorships to help defray the costs of sponsorships. As a previous media sales person for companies such as Disney, Time Inc and Weightwatchers.com, I can tell you that getting people to shell out money for an unknown return, is not an easy task.

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