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.
Sent from miHand, Peter K Martel On Dec 31, 2017, at 1:04 PM, Lisa Sieverts via Organizers <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: >> 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. > > Lisa > Monadnock Folklore Society > > >> >> >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Organizers mailing list >> Organizers@lists.sharedweight.net >> http://lists.sharedweight.net/listinfo.cgi/organizers-sharedweight.net > > > > -- > > Lisa > l...@lisasieverts.com > 603-762-0235 > _______________________________________________ > Organizers mailing list > Organizers@lists.sharedweight.net > http://lists.sharedweight.net/listinfo.cgi/organizers-sharedweight.net
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