How NOT to get overwhelmed with costume choices this season
With many costume companies and literally thousands of costumes to choose from, it is easy to become overwhelmed with the task of ordering costumes each season.
Every teacher gives you their ideas and each parent wants a specific color or look for their child - there are so many ways to go insane when costume season rolls around!
Christina Wiginton, co-owner of CK DanceWorks in Dallas, Georgia has ordered more costumes than you can imagine in her 11 years of owning a studio, and she shares your pain!
“Picking out costumes can sometimes be a very daunting task,” she says. “We have a relatively large studio, about 650 kids with 15 staff members. That amounts to a lot of different costumes and a lot of different people you want to make happy; teachers, parents and dancers!”
Here are a few tips for studio owners and teachers to help you keep your cool and make costume choices with clarity.