EnrichHER Edition: Dare Dream Dance with Cicely Kelly and Rae Coleman
Today on our EnrichHer edition of StartUp Funding hosted by Dr. Roshawnna Novellus we have the crew of Dare Dream Dance who speak to us about how they came up with the idea for a dance academy and why they decided to become entrepreneurs: Cicely Kelly & Rae Coleman. Being Atlanta natives they saw the opportunity to develop a curriculum for dancers of this generation and have a noticeable impact in the community. Dare Dream Dance started in 2013 in a studio in Atlanta and today it has grown to become a wonderful program with so many different success stories and many different studios all over the country. Dare Dream Dance has an ambitious long term goal of being a recognizable name when it comes to quality dance and being the go-to school for anyone who is trying to become a booking working dancer and provide them with the tools they need to be successful for a long time. Creating a dance studio isn’t the easiest thing to do and Cicely of Dare Dream Dance shares with obstacles she has had to overcome and what she learnt from that. Dance isn’t all that’s on their minds though, being Atlanta natives Dare Dream Dance crew have various impacts on the city of Atlanta asides dancing with each member contributing in her own way to make the community better. We can all contribute to the success story of Dare Dream Dance and the crew shares with us how we can go about making their dance studio a success. Roshawnna and Dare Dream Dance discuss: [01:50] The crew share with us how they came up with the idea and they decided to become entrepreneurs. [02:38] We get to see the long term vision for Dare Dream Dance. [03:38] Cicely shares with us some things she has had to overcome being a studio owner and how she learnt form that. [04:55] The Dare Dream Dance crew tell us how they have been impacting the city of Atlanta asides from their dance school. [08:00] The crew show us what we can to help ensure that Dare Dream Dance is a success.