Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in dance education but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Kaye Weinstein Gary, Founder of KDance, Inc., located in Richmond, VA, USA.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

Non-profit professional dance/theatre company. In residence at Firehouse Theatre, Richmond, VA. Audience members are the customers.

Tell us about yourself

K Dance has formed 20 years ago. K Dance focuses on the creative process of dance, both in educational programs and in developing concerts for the viewing public.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Producing YES! Dance Festival, which invites international/national companies to perform in Richmond annually. Now in its 24th year. Hosting dancers from Dance Magazine's "25 to Watch".

What's one of the hardest things that come with being a business owner?

Fundraising. Keeping up with technology and social media.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

  1. Know your subject/product.
  2. Work hard.
  3. Learn how to do everything.

Is there anything else you'd like to share?

Love your job.

Where can people find you and your business?


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