Guidelines for Practices and Performances
1. Each season
shall follow the traditional school year, starting in Sept. and continue
through mid June.
2. Practices for all classes should last at least one (1)
3. Practices must start on time; all dancers, their
parent, directors and coordinators must be in class on time. Practices
must also end on time so that the start of the next class is not delayed.
4. Attendance at practices as well as performances and
other events should be taken by the class coordinator by the end of the class
(event) and inserted into the class binder. The binder should contain all
class information (attendances, behavior reports etc.)
5. Each director is free to conduct his/her class. However, a typical or suggested rehearsal might be; Class warm up with basic dances such a Kalamatiano, new dance instruction, review.
1. Dance groups
might be requested to perform in costume at appropriate events which
expose the Greek culture and traditions to the community at large, provided
that the event exposes the Greek Culture, dance and musical traditions in an
educational or charity context. Examples: Public Schools organized
events, Northwest Folk Life Festival participation, Nursing or Convalescent
Home organized events, Hospital performances, etc. It is of secondary
importance if these events do or do not raise funds for the Dance Program.
2. Dance groups
are strongly encouraged to perform in costume at important church or community
organized events which enhance the Greek culture and traditions to the Greek
community. Examples: “Greek Independence Day” (March 25th),
“Oxi Day” (Oct. 28th), St. Nicholas Greek Festival etc.
3. In general,
the Dance Director should be informed first about a performance
request. When a positive response is feasible, then the Dance Director
must obtain Dance Board approval before proceeding with the performance.