Momentum Dance Company offers Three levels of companies for dancers interested in performance and competitive dance.
THRIVE - Performance Based Company for dancers ages 7-11. Focused on Hip Hop, dancers attend 2 hours of dance a week, perform all season in the community and compete at one competition a year.
BREAKTHROUGH - Comprised fo Junior & Teen teams, dancers 7-16 are required to attend 3 hours of rehearsal a week and attend 2 competitions. Dancers must attend the Audition Prep Camp in August.
COMPETITIVE COMPANY - The largest of MDC's companies, the competitive company is made up of 6 teams, Mini, Petite, Junior, Teen, Senior amd Pro companies.
Mini Company attend 2 hours of class a week and compete in 3 competitions with one dance.
Petite Company is required to attend 3 hours of dance a week and compete at 3 dance competitions with one dance.
Junior, Teen and Senior dancers attend a total of 7 hours of class a week, compete 2 dances at 5 dance competitions.
Pro company is required to attend a minimum of 2 hours of rehearsal a week.
All Rehearsals will take place during the week Monday-Thursday, Choreography will be learned during Summer Choreography Camps (See Below)
Solos, Duets/Trios, Small groups and Production numbers will have choreography set based on availability of dancers & choreographers.
Commitment to the team as a priority, the goal is to create an environment & mindset among the dancers that they don’t WANT to miss rehearsals and competition team is a TOP PRIORITY. Doctors notes required if missing a practice due to illness or injury, otherwise you must come to class/rehearsal and watch. Out of Town is only ‘excused’ absence.
COMPETITIONS & CONVENTIONS
All competitions and conventions the company attends are held outside of the Santa Barbara community. Company members are responsible for their own transportation and accommodations for the competition/convention weekend. Car pooling and room sharing is encouraged and also makes the experience more fun!
CONVENTION SCHEDULE FOR 2017-2018 SEASON:
Radix Dance Convention OPTIONAL
Anaheim, CA DECEMBER 8-10, 2017
24 Seven Dance Convention OPTIONAL
Anaheim, CA February 9-11, 2018
Dance League OPTIONAL
Long Beach, CA March 23-25, 2018
VELOCITY Dance Convention and Competition
Los Angeles, CA April 20-22, 2018
COMPETITION SCHEDULE for 2017-2018
Showstopper Dance Competition- Anaheim, CA February 16-18, 2018 *
KAR- Redondo Beach, CA April 6-8th 2018
Showbiz Dance Competition- Riverside, CA May 17-20, 2018
MOVE - Ontario, CA June 1-3, 2018*
KAR Nationals - Las Vegas, NV July 1-6, 2018