Posts Tagged ‘Christmas’

From the Heart

Tales of largesse and kindness were DSL mainstays by Heather Turbeville Above a childlike drawing of a dancer onstage are the words “The stage is like a second home for me.” The author of this statement is Amy, a student in Dance Another World, which teaches English through dance to nonnative speakers. Her grasp of…

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Happy Holidays

Studio traditions give students and parents events to remember by Kim Black Dyeing Easter eggs, delivering Christmas or Hanukkah gifts to shut-ins, taking a walk to work off that Thanksgiving meal—over the years, activities like these become cherished family traditions. Why not create some fun holiday and special observation-day traditions for your dance studio family?…

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Holiday Hype

Fun promotions catch customers’ attention during the hectic holiday season by Chris Koseluk Looking for a way to attract attention to your studio this holiday season? Here are two fun studio promotions that play off seasonal conventions. Where’s Nutty? José Mateo Ballet Theatre promoted its 2017 holiday performances of The Nutcracker by going into hiding—hiding…

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Ask Rhee Gold | Thank-you card etiquette

Advice for Dance Teachers Hi Rhee, This year I started working at a new studio, and was overwhelmed with gifts at Christmas. I spent almost two hours writing thank-you notes, then started to panic about forgetting someone or overlooking a gift, and maybe causing offense. In one small class I received gifts from all students…

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March-April 2014 | FYI

What’s up in the dance community:

An Ashton Feast in Florida

From the Page to the Stage

Success in New Mexico: National Dance Institute

ADF Honors Educator Irene Dowd

In Support of Clean Water

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November 2013 | Mail

I read the July issue with the story of the Christmas Butterfly [“Tempting Twists on Tradition”]. I enjoyed it greatly, but was wondering if there was a CD of all the songs from the story.

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