Perna Dance Center; Hazlet, NJ
Hedy Perna and husband Patrick are celebrating 30 years as owners of the Perna Dance Center in Hazlet, New Jersey. Hedy has created a non-competitive business model for her school. With her faculty and staff of seventeen she produces up to twenty performance opportunities annually. Her school enrolls nearly 500 students and is constantly active with innovative programs and ideas. Hedy is also an expert at organizing families, dancers and her staff as they journey across the country performing at theme parks, sports arenas and benefits. Her creative concepts for recitals, props, and show time organization have made her a favorite speaker among school owners across the United States and Canada.