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 2017-2018 program will run from September 7, 2017 until May 6, 2018. The registration fee is $275* and members must be 9 years of age by the end of the current calendar year (2017).
*Includes a $25 costume cleaning fee

2017-2018 Youth Calendar

Click here for adult class registration information.

Registration - Fall 2017

  • Registration for 2017-2018.
    Pre-registration for 2017-2018 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 (2017).
    Registration fee is $275 for the year (includes a $25 costume cleaning fee).

  • 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. 

    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 7, 2017 (Open house: 5:00 p.m.)

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 9, 2017 (Open house: 1:30 p.m.)

Performance/Appearance Schedule

December 2017 - Museum of Science & Industry (Christmas Around the World Festival)

February 2018 - Orpheus Vasilopita Celebration

March 2018 - Greek Rehabilitation and Care Center
April/May 2018   - Greek American Parade (TBD)

May 2018 - 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:
05 Sep 2017 12:04 PM

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.