At The Studio Director, we provide the tools you need to get over the obstacles in your way.
You knew that running a dance studio would be hard. Otherwise everyone would do it. What you might not have planned for is that running a dance studio is about more than just dance knowledge. The responsibilities are near-endless. In fact, you might find that the dance side of the equation gets the least attention.
If you’re lucky, you had some mentoring as you planned to open your studio. More likely, you thought you would dance your way to success, that the money would manage itself, and that all you’d need to recruit doting students is a love of dance.
Reality can be a hard pill to swallow, particularly if you’d prefer to spend your time on creative pursuits rather than becoming a business expert. But wishing things were different won’t make them so. The many unexpected challenges of running a dance studio include:
You’ll need to keep track of who is in your classes and who has paid for them.
It’s time for a reality check: you can’t do it all yourself, and trying to do so is a recipe for burnout, mistakes, and near-constant misery. That’s not why you opened your studio. Your students deserve a studio owner who’s excited about work, eager to help, and well-rested enough to take on the day.
The Studio Director helps you be that owner. We offer:
Spending money you can invest in your studio is painful. We get that. That’s why so many of our clients were initially reluctant to invest in the small investment of The Studio Director. But consider this: without The Studio Director, you’ll likely be paying more -- and probably significantly more -- for the services we offer. We eliminate the following expenses: