One of the difficulties is that people have different definitions of
"friendly and innocuous" and "behavior that bothers dancers." He makes
people uncomfortable. Others are OK. And he's in our space as much as 3-4
nights a week across multiple dance forms (contra, English, ballroom,
international, Bollywood) that have different volunteers dealing with him.
So we need to come up with a clearly stated policy that can be applied
across those multiple forms.
On Tue, Oct 20, 2015 at 11:54 AM, Dan Pearl <daniel_pearl(a)yahoo.com> wrote:
If the gentleman were friendly and innocuous, I would
just let him be. It
is important to know the nature of the disruptions that this gentleman
causes. If he accosts people or makes outbursts, I would attempt to make
it clear to him that he is only welcome if he remains quiet and does not
<do behaviors that bothers dancers>. Also make it clear that the child may
observe, and move around the periphery of the hall, but <whatever she does
that's disruptive> is not allowed, and if it happens, that they will be
asked to -- and they will need to -- leave and NOT RETURN.