Orpheus Youth Group at the Museum of Science and Industry (December 2012)

The Program

    The Orpheus Youth Dance Group is open for children 9-15 years old.  The Youth program was established in 1998 and its goal is to expose and promote the Greek folk dance tradition to the younger generations.
    There are 3 class levels, beginners, intermediate and advanced.

     The 2019-2020 program will run from September 5, 2019 until May 3, 2020. The registration fee is $275 and members must be 9 years of age by the end of the current calendar year (2019).

2019-2020 Youth Calendar

Click here for 'Nea Genia' and Adult class registration information.

Registration - Fall 2019

Join one of the most recognized Greek cultural organizations in the Midwest with 30 years of award-winning programs!
Please spread the word to family and friends about the Orpheus Youth group.
It is critical for children to start early in order to build a strong connection with their Hellenic culture and heritage.
Beginner, intermediate, and advanced class levels are offered at two locations on Thursdays and Saturdays from September through May.
A team of experienced teachers provides expert instruction in a friendly and supportive environment.

  • Registration for 2019-2020.
    Pre-registration for 2019-2020 is now open.

  • Registration is open for new and existing members.
    All received registration forms will be processed on a first come first served basis.
    Space is limited.

    Members must be 9 years of age by the end of the current year (2019).
    Registration fee is $275 for the year.
    Note: A $50 credit will be offered to existing members for each referenced new member that will join us next year (siblings excluded)

  • Download the registration form (pdf or doc format) and code of conduct (pdf or doc format).
    Both forms need to be filled out and signed.

    You can hand in the forms during practice or mail the forms at:
    Orpheus Hellenic Folklore Society
    606 Greendale Road
    Glenview, IL 60025

    You can mail your payment or use the PayPal link provided below.
    Registration fee: $275 per member. 
    Note: A $50 credit will be offered to existing members for each referenced new member that will join us next year (siblings excluded)

    Youth Registration



Note: Youth members can attend either the Thursday or Saturday class. 
           Members can make up a Thursday class by attending the class on Saturday and vice versa.
           Members have the option to attend both sessions if they wish!

Thursday - Niles Branch

St. Issac Jogues Church
8149 Golf Road
Niles, IL 60714
Click here for map of area

Day & Time:       Thursday 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Starting Date:      Thursday September 5, 2019

Saturday - Glenview Branch
New Church
Multipurpose Gym
74 Park Drive
Glenview, IL 60025
Click here for map of area

Day & Time:     Saturday 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Starting Date:     Saturday September 7, 2019

Performance/Appearance Schedule

Saturday, November 23 2019 - Orpheus 30th Anniversary event,  Click here for more information.

December 15, 2019 - Museum of Science & Industry (Christmas Around the World Festival)

February, 2020 - Orpheus Vasilopita Celebration

Sunday March 29, 2020 - Greek Rehabilitation and Care Center (POSTPONED)
Sunday May 3, 2020   - Greek American Parade

Saturdsay May 9, 2020 - End of the Year Event

Note: The Orpheus Youth group will be participating in other events during the year.  Check the future event page for the latest updates.

Last revised:
06 Mar 2020 11:28 AM

Youth CalendarYouth Pictures

Yannis Economou
Principal Instructor
(847) 657-0958

Kostas Economou
Principal Instructor
(847) 729-3406

Orpheus Email Address
If you have questions, send an email or contact one of the individuals listed above.