The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer,” – Nolan Bushnell, entrepreneur.
Dance Writer Australia is hosting its first professional development day, ‘How to be a Dance Entrepreneur’ featuring renowned special guests on June 6 in Port Melbourne.
‘How to be a Dance Entrepreneur’ is an exclusive one-day event catered to all current and future dance studio owners, dance company directors, bloggers, arts critics, photographers or anyone with a small business in the performing arts sector wanting to make a profit.
With a stellar line up of guest speakers including Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist in Gymnastics Alexandra Eade, Channel Nine Presenter and Founder of Dance Immersive Down Under Bessie Kay, Director of Backstage Dance Academy and Dance Directory Jessica Solomon plus a mystery guest, you are bound to be inspired to lead.
This is an all-female event made to empower women and boost inspiration levels. The host of the event Jessica Poulter is almost at the finishing line of her Masters degree in Entrepreneurship with the Australian Institute of Business. She owns two small businesses—a dance studio and a dance publication—that gives her the passion to create opportunities for others. She believes the Australian dance industry needs to connect, work together and learn from one another.
This professional development day is aimed at females who want to create something for themselves that will better our dance industry. We want a room bursting with aspiration, innovation and female empowerment,” added Jessica.
“The way you lead is based on your personality. There are six types of leaders: the visionary, the democratic, the commander, the coach, the affiliative and the pacesetter. As dancers, we coach others to be their best, but we also need to start thinking in a transformative way and improve on how we do business,” said Jessica.