Registration/Practice Information

'Nea Genia' and Adult Groups
Each Thursday at 

Please note the change of venue on Thursdays.
(from May, 26 until further notice
New Church
Multipurpose Gym
74 Park Drive
Glenview, IL 60025
Click here for map of area

First quarter of 2023 (approximately)

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

Youth Group
Each Saturday at 
New Church
Multipurpose Gym
74 Park Drive
Glenview, IL 60025
Click here for map of area

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  • Mask Policy Update
    In accordance with the state’s announcement to lift the indoor mask mandate and in coordination with the guidelines as dictated by our practice facilities, masks will be recommended but no longer required at Orpheus programs, events, and facilities for participants, visitors, and staff, beginning on Monday, February 28.
    Although masks will not be required, we invite participants at all Orpheus programs and functions to wear a mask based on their personal preferences informed by their personal levels of risk. We ask for your continued kindness, respect, and grace to our members, including our instructors, as we navigate these unprecedented circumstances.
    We will continue to monitor local, state, county, and CDC notifications and will adjust our guidelines if, when and where appropriate.
    We thank you for your continued participation at our programs. We also thank you for understanding the need to follow the required mitigations throughout this pandemic. We look forward to continuing to serve the Greek community and do not hesitate to encourage others to joins our programs.
    As a reminder, even as masks are recommended (as applicable at Orpheus practice sessions and functions) :
    • Wash your hands
    • Cover your cough
    • Cover your sneeze
    • Stay home if you are sick
    • Wear a mask during days 1-10 after a COVID exposure, as applicable

    If you are sick, the following protocols apply (as applicable at Orpheus practice session and functions):
    • Get tested for COVID
    • If you are positive, you can return to practice after 6 days have passed by. Return but required to wear a mask on days 7-10.You may not return until you are symptom free for at least 24 hours.
    • If you are negative: take care of your symptoms, return to practice when you are symptom free for at least 24 hours.

  • Only students are allowed inside the practice facilities

  • Review covid screening list before class

  • All registered members need to sign the covid waiver form

  • IIf you develop symptoms of COVID-19 or test positive for COVID-19 within 48 hours of attending a practice or performance please contact us at 630-291-0661
Orpheus Youth Group
Children of 9-15 years old with little or no previous dance experience.
Practices at the Glenview site on Saturdays (2:00-3:00 p.m.). 
Click the Youth link for more information and locations.
Orpheus 'Nea Genia' Group - 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm (Thursday, Niles location only)
The Orpheus Nea Genia group consists of graduates of the Orpheus Youth program where they have the opportunity to continue to be part of the dance programs offered by the Orpheus Hellenic Folklore Society (OHFS). Other eligible members can join the Nea Genia group after review and approval by the directors of the OHFS. Nea Genia members age range is 15-22 years old. At age 19, Nea Genia members can also be part of the Orpheus Adult Group. No additional fees are required for participation in both the Nea Genia and adult groups.

The 2022-2023 program will run from August 11, 2022 until end of June 2023.

Registration form  pdf    doc

You can also register online using the following link (via Google forms)

Click link below to make a payment via the paypal link.  Registration fee: $275

Orpheus Adult Group
Individuals can register any time ... no previous experience is required.  Annual registration fee is $275 per person.
Practices are held every Thursday except for Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas and Summer break (summer break is usually July through middle of August) .


Thursday, Niles location only
Beginner/Intermediate: 6:30-7:30 p.m., classes start on Thursday, September 8 (see more details below)
Advanced:  7:30-9:00 p.m., classes start on Thursday, August 25

Email us if you would like additional information.

Adult Registration Form

You can also register online using the following link (via Google forms)

Beginner/Intermediate - 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm (18 years and older)
Advanced/Competitive - 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dancers who have shown progress in the intermediate class can attend the last hour of practice. At the discretion of the instructors, the intermediate level dancers will be practicing in a separate line. 

Last Revised:
29 Nov 2022 03:36 PM