MOMENTA Eligibility & Requirements

MOMENTA dancers are chosen from highly skilled Academy students who are focused, hardworking and demonstrate considerable dedication to their dance training. Recommendations for new company members are given to the MOMENTA director by Academy dance faculty in May and November of each year.

REQUIREMENTS
MOMENTA dancers must be enrolled in the minimum number of classes for their current dance level, as required by the Academy. Advanced students who are only interested in Jazz and/or Modern dance performing opportunities are required to take a minimum of 5 dance classes (including 2 ballet) per week. Students who supplement their training at other dance studios must take the majority of their classes at the Academy in order to participate in MOMENTA. Excellent class attendance is expected.

TUITION & SCHEDULE FOR 2019-2020
MOMENTA Senior Company: $400 per season for Senior Apprentices (enrolled in Ballet Levels 9-11). Rehearsals are scheduled between 12:30 - 5:30pm on Saturdays with additional evening rehearsals during the week. Rehearsals begin the week of August 19, 2019 for MOMENTA’s fall concert and the week of January 6, 2020 for MOMENTA’s spring concert. The Senior Company performs in the evening program.

MOMENTA Junior Company: $400 per season for Junior Company (enrolled in Ballet Levels 3-8) /$200 for Junior Apprentices (enrolled in Ballet Levels 1 & 2). Rehearsals are scheduled between 12:30 - 5:30pm on Saturdays. Rehearsals begin August 31, 2019 for MOMENTA’s fall concert and January 11, 2020 for MOMENTA’s spring concert. The Junior Company performs in the matinee program.

PERFORMANCE DATES
November 2, 3, 9, 10, 2019
March 7, 8, 14, 15, 2020

PERFORMANCE TIMES
Evening Concerts are Saturdays, November 2 & 9 at 8pm and Sundays, November 3 & 10 at 7pm
Matinee Concerts are Saturdays, November 2 & 9 at 3pm and Sundays, November 3 & 10 at 2pm

MANDATORY REHEARSALS
Evening:
Friday, October 25 & Saturday, October 26 - Evening technical rehearsals
Friday, November 1 - Evening dress rehearsal

Matinee:
Saturday, August 31, 2019 - Matinee rehearsals start
Sunday, October 27, 2019 - Matinee dress rehearsal

CONTACT SARAH NAJERA AT SARAHNAJERA@MOMENTADANCES.ORG FOR QUESTIONS OR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT MOMENTA