Have you heard of the online resource DanceMom.com? The online, forum-based community was created by and for parents of dancers. Membership to the site is free, and whether you are a dance parent, studio owner, or dance instructor, the online conversation offers a glimpse into the current state of parents’ perspective on the dance industry.
Forum topics range from studio discussions to college/ career opportunities to dancewear/costumes/accessories to finances to health/nutrition (and much, much more). Via the site, you will find a range of candid perspectives and opinions on a variety of subjects.
Regardless of your role in our industry, there is something to be gained from perusing and studying dance parents’ opinions. After all, they are a valuable component of our client base, and their needs and concerns should be considered and reasonably accommodated. When you have a moment, check it out!