Welcome to the 2022-2023 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, 2022 and close on September 30, 2022!

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

Agape: (Ages 4-6 / Division III)*
Anna Counelis, Co-Director
George Syrengelas, Co-Director

AVRA:   (Ages 7-9)*
Maria Halfhill, Co-Director in Training
Panayiota Pieratos, Co-Director in Training

NEA ZOE:   (Ages 10-12)*
Georgia Kakos, Co-Director
Kostas Xilikakis, Co-Director

NEA ELIPDA: (Ages 13-15)*
Christos Sigas, Assistant Director
Thanasi Halfhill, Co-Director

THIASOS:   (Ages 16-18)*
Tony Xilikakis, Director
Eleni Attard, Assistant Director

ENOTITA:  (Young Adults 18+)
Cathi Halfhill, 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 2022-2023 Greek Dance Board 

Stacia Counelis, President & Co-Treasurer
Kalliope Feles, Vice-President & Co-Treasurer
Niky Syrengelas, Secretary & FDF Logistics Coordinator
Tammi Christopoulos, Fundraising Leader
Maria Magiatis, Parent Committee Leader
Staella Tsironis, Diakonia/Fellowship Committee Leader