I remember it so clearly…during one of my early years of studio ownership, I was sitting at the kitchen table with my head in my hands, completely paralyzed and overwhelmed. We had just crossed into the month of April and there were SO MANY things that I still needed to do in order to get ready for our May shows.
The longer I sat there thinking about my growing list, the more I became convinced I could NEVER get it all done. That’s when my husband stepped in and did what all great husbands do when they see their wives unravelling right before their very eyes: he sent me to bed and said we would talk about in the morning. Smart man.
Morning came and with it returned my ability to see past the loose ends and make a studio owner dance recital checklist list to get things in order before the real show. And, I’ve been building and refining the list ever since.
Keep reading for 30 things you can do now to have a seamless recital experience four weeks from now.
Planning as it relates to students and families:
Are you looking for some more recital tips and ideas? Check out these other articles and resources from Misty:
- Backstage Management Tools for Dance Recitals
- Tips for a Backstage Bravo!
- Dance Recital Ideas: 7 Ways to Produce a Dance Recital that Pays
- Dance Recital Tips: 6 Ideas for Planning a Great Show
- Profitable Recital Costumes Start Now
- Making the Most of Your Studio Dance Recital
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