I was hoping Lisa would chime in. I would only add:
At the weekly Monday Dance in Nelson our open fiddle case is in the hall by the
door and the fee is only $3. Generally a smallish crowd. And we collect the
cash earlyish in the evening.
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Peter K Martel
On Dec 31, 2017, at 1:04 PM, Lisa Sieverts via Organizers
>> We're curious about how other dance organizers handle the task of sitting at
>> the door and taking money.
>> Who does it?
>> - organizers?
>> - volunteers?
>> - a mix?
> At Peterborough NH, it's mostly volunteers, occasionally an organizer fills
> in. We're lucky that these days typically 2 out of our 3 45-minute slots are
> filled by the same people every time.
>> - nobody?
> At the Nelson NH dance, it's honor system with a fiddle case at the door.
>> - how many people at a time?
>> How is it done?
>> - scheduling people to do the task (how?)
> One of the organizers confirms that we have doorsitters for the upcoming
> dance, usually by email or Facebook Messenger.
>> - vetting/soliciting the vols (any parameters?)
>> - how long does each person sit at door on a given dance eve?
> 45-60 minutes
>> - any compensation/barter?
> Free admission to the Peterborough dance
>> Other relevant info?
> We're trying to keep a tally using an iPad app.
> We give out "second dance free" tickets to anyone who has never contra
> danced before, so that when they come back, their next time is free.
> Monadnock Folklore Society
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