Making The Impact - A Dance Competition Podcast

How to NOT be a Stage Mom!

March 24, 2022 Impact Dance Adjudicators Season 3 Episode 96
Making The Impact - A Dance Competition Podcast
How to NOT be a Stage Mom!
Show Notes

Guests - Summer Aiello & Shannon Thomas

Hosted By - Courtney Ortiz and Lesley Mealor

Being a dance parent requires learning a lot of new information, from theatre etiquette to competition structures. But one thing that’s not covered in any studio handbook is how not to be a stage mom. Joining us on this week's episode of Making the Impact is dance parent Summer Aiello and studio owner Shannon Thomas to school us on the behaviors and qualities that make up an ideal dance parent and how NOT to be a “stage mom.”

Topics Include:

  • Understanding boundaries between your dancer and your studio owner
  • learning what is acceptable dance parent behavior
  •  how to stay involved without pushing limits

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