Company Options

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Mini Company 

The youngest of Momentum's Competitive companies, Mini Company is composed of enthusiastic young dancers ages 5-7. Mini dancers represent Momentum Dance Company at national dance competitions and will participate in the annual company concert. These dancers should display a love for dance, enjoy the spotlight, and have the abilty to focus on their dancing!

Requirements

  • Compete a minimum of ONE Company Group Dance

  • 2 Hours of Training a week:​

    • 1 hour Jazz  or Hip Hop Technique

    • 1 hour Choreography Rehearsal

  • Compete at 3 Dance Competitions

 

  • Perform in the Annual Company Concerts

 

Mini Company Members also qualify to:

  • Audition to compete with a Solo, Duet/Trio(s) and/or additional SMALL Groups- all additional dances require competing in additional competitions/conventions, additional training hours and rehearsals

  • Participate in Company Production Number

 

Petite Company

Petite dancer's are between the ages of 7-9 years of age and are strong performers! Petite members are fun and sassy to watch on stage and embody the meaning of "good things come in small packages!" These dancers are committed to becoming the best dancer they can be! We introduce to you...The Petite Company!

Requirements

  • Attend Audition Prep Camp August 8-12th

  • Compete a minimum of ONE Company Group Dance

  • 4 Hours of dance a week:

    • 1 hour of Ballet

    • 1 hour of Jazz

    • 1 hour Choreography Rehearsal

  • Compete at 3 Dance Competitions and Perform in the Annual Company Concerts

Petite Company Members also qualify to:

  • Audition to compete with a Solo, Duet/Trio(s) and/or additional SMALL Groups- all additional dances require competing in additional competitions/conventions, additional training hours and rehearsals

  • Participate in company Production Number

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OPAL Company

The young vibrant group of dancers that make up MDC's Opal Company are over the age of 12.  These dancers represent Momentum Dance Company at Conventions, Competitions and Community performances.  They are committed to dance and achieving personal goals, as well as being supportive team players.  They are enthusiastic about their love for dance in all styles and are eager to learn more about the art form in and out of the class room.  Their vibrant personalities light up any stage.

Requirements

  • ​Attend Audition Prep Camp August 8-12th

  • Compete a minimum of ONE Company Group Dance

  • 4 Hours of Dance per week:

    • 1 Jazz class a week

    • 1 Ballet class a week 

    • 1 Leaps & Turns class a week

    • 1  choreography rehearsal

  • Compete at 3 Competitions &  up to 2 Competition/Conventions & 1 Nationals Dance Competition over the summer if participate in more than ONE group dance 

  • Perform in the Annual Company Concerts

  • Perform in Community events around Santa Barbara & Goleta

 

Opal Company Members also qualify to:

  • Audition to compete with a Solo, Duet/Trio(s) and/or additional SMALL Groups- all additional dances require competing in additional competitions/conventions, additional training hours and rehearsals

  • Participate in Company Production Number *non competitive*

Turquoise Company

Turquoise company is a fresh group of dancers ages 12-18. These dancers represent Momentum Dance Company at Conventions, Competitions and Community performances. They are a fun, enthusiastic group of young dancers full of potential and drive. They love to dance and are focused on their art form, improving, and trying new things to push themselves to new limits.

Requirements

  • Attend Audition Prep Camp August 8-12th

  • Compete in Onyx Large Group Competitive Dance

  • 4 Hours of Dance Required per week:

    • 1 Hour Ballet

    • 1 Hour Jazz

    • 1 Hour Leaps & Turns 

    • 1 hour of Choreography Rehearsal

  • Compete at 3 Competitions,  and up to 2 Competition/Convention, and 1 Nationals Dance Competition during the summer

  • Perform in the Annual Company Concerts

Turquoise Company Members also qualify to:

  • Audition to compete with a Solo, Duet/Trio(s) and/or additional SMALL Groups- all additional dances require competing in additional competitions/conventions, additional training hours and rehearsals

  • Participate in Company Production Number

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Onyx Company

The Onyx Company is composed of dancers 12-18 years of age and have made dance their first priority over all other extra curricular activities.  They represent Momentum Dance Company at national dance competitions, conventions, community and non-community performances.  Onyx Company members exude a charisma and passion for dance that is contagious.  They set the example for what other company members should strive for and are continously working at improving their craft in and out of rehearsals.  This well-rounded group of dancers are powerful in presence, confidence, and commitment.

Requirements

  • ​Attend Audition Prep Camp August 8-12th

  • Compete in Onyx Large Group Dance

  • 4 Hours of dance per week:

    • 1 Ballet class

    • 1 Jazz class

    • 1 Leaps & Turns Class

    • 1 hours of Choreography Rehearsal

  • Compete at 3 Dance Competitions, and up to  2  Dance Convention/Competition and 1 Nationals Dance Competition during Summer

  • Perform in the Annual Company Concert

 

Onyx Company Members also qualify to:

  • Audition to compete with a Solo, Duet/Trio(s) and/or additional SMALL Groups- all additional dances require competing in additional competitions/conventions, additional training hours and rehearsals

  • Participate in Company Production Number