Welcome to the 2021-2022 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 will open on September 1, 2021 and close on September 30, 2021!

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We are pleased to announce the St. John the Baptist Greek Dance Director Staff for this year;

New Group: (Ages 3-5 / Division III)*

AVRA:   (Ages 6-8)*
Maria Halfhill, Co-Director in Training
Panayiota Pieratos, Co-Director in Training

NEA ZOE:   (Ages 9-11)*
Marianna Attard, Director

NEA ELIPDA: (Ages 12-14)*
Georgia Kakos, Director
Christos Sigas, Assistant Director
Thanasi Halfhill, Director in Training

THIASOS:   (Ages 15-17)*
Tony Xilikakis, Director
Eleni Attard, Assistant Director

ENOTITA:  (Young Adults 18+ / Senior Category)*
Cathi Halfhill, Director

DYNAMI: (Young Adults 18+ / Advanced Senior Category)
Tony Xilikakis, Director
Cathi Halfhill, Co-Director

*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!

In Christ,

Your 2021-2022 Greek Dance Board 

Stacia Counelis, President & Co-Treasurer
Kally Attard, Vice-President & Co-Treasurer
Niky Syrengelas, Secretary & FDF Logistics Coordinator
Bessie Halfhill, Culture & Education Advisor
Kalliope Feles, Parent Volunteer Committee Chairman
Mary Begakis, Diakonia/Fellowship Committee Co-Chairman
Nina Salcedo, Diakonia/Fellowship Committee Co-Chairman