Each group will present 1 dance performance suite.
Groups are encouraged to center their performances around a specific region,
village or island in Greece.
Each performance suite must be within the allotted time based upon the specific
division. Senior Division & Division 1: 10-12 minutes, Division 2 & 3: 8-10 minutes, Division 4: 5-7 minutes.
The group will have 90 seconds or less to enter stage from the “on deck”
area. This time includes any positioning on stage before the performance begins. The music will begin
when the group leader gives the start signal OR the 90 second mark.
Once the performance is complete, the group will have another 90 seconds or less
to exit the stage before the next group enters.
Directors will not be permitted to be on or around the stage during the
performance or direct their team while it’s dancing.
Audience members may not interfere with the judges and/or dancers during the
Dancers may wear costumes of their choosing. Traditional costumes are encouraged.
Groups must provide a group name, roster, and performance information to Parathosi
prior to the event.
Groups must provide their own music to Parathosi prior to the event in the form of a memory stick or 2 copies of the CD in accordance with our
guidelines.Please be careful with your music! Music should be tested beforehand, to make sure it
plays and that the music is loud enough. Make extra copies. We cannot guarantee that the music will be returned to you.
Performance suites may not include additional props, special lighting/staging or
additional time without explicit approval from the Parathosi board.
Groups will be allotted a specific schedule and time slot for their individual
performances and will be expected to follow this schedule.
Audience members may not take photographs/video from the aisles or on the
performance stage. This must take place from the seating area only.
We require that chaperones accompany a group to the performance for the entire
day. For divisions 3 & 4 there must be 1 chaperon for up to 10 participants. For divisions 1
& 2 there must be 1 chaperone for up to 5 participants.
We should know if any of the kids have any special needs or anything else about the dancers that we should know about.