Come join our thriving cultural Greek Dance Ministry! Bond in friendship and Christian love through traditional Greek dance and song! This program is a highlight of our St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church Parish Family.
Welcome to the 2019 – 2020 Ecclesiastical Year! We are excited about the Dance Ministry program at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church in Anaheim. We have many exciting things planned for you and in support of the long standing tradition at St. John the Baptist to preserve and promote our Faith and Greek culture through folk dance while maintaining the priority to keep our youth actively engaged in our church.
Registration is now open and available through October 31, 2019!
We are pleased to announce the Dance Director Staff 2019/2020 under the leadership of Bessie Halfhill, FDF Program Director:
AVRA: (Ages 4-6)*
Maria Halfhill, Co-Director in Training
Panayiota Pieratos, Co-Director in Training
NEA ZOE: (Ages 7-9)*
Marianna Attard, Director
Anthony Petros, Director in Training
NEA ELIPDA: (Ages 10-12)*
Georgia Kakos, Director
Christos Sigas, Assistant Director
Thanasi Halfhill, Director in Training
THIASOS: (Ages 13-15)*
Tony Xilikakis, Director
Eleni Attard, Assistant Director
ENOTITA: (Ages 16+)*
Cathi Halfhill, Director
ADVANCED SENIOR : TBD
Marina Loukatos, Music Director in Training
*Ages are for reference only; actual registration and participation of the dancer in a specific dance group is solely determined by the Greek Dance Board.
We will continue to inform you of our progress and important dates in future communications. We look forward to seeing our dancers bloom with these inspiring directors!
Your 2019-2020 Greek Dance Board
Stacia Counelis, President & Co-Treasurer
Kally Attard, Vice-President & Co-Treasurer
Niky Syrengelas, Secretary
Bessie Halfhill, FDF Dance Program Director
Kalliope Feles, Parent Volunteer Committee Chairman
Mary Begakis, Diakonia/Fellowship Committee Co-Chairman
Nina Salcedo, Diakonia/Fellowship Committee Co-Chairman