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Performances and Projects

Momentum has an impressive 22-year history which incorporates memorable performances at Move It, U.Dance, Can You Dance?, National Theatre Connections and Edinburgh Fringe Festival amongst countless others.  

 

Recognised as one of the UK’s top youth performance companies, Momentum has received a number of impressive awards and accolades, including National Theatre New Views Winners 2018 & 2019, National Theatre Connections Shortlist 2018, BBC Young Dancer Finalist 2017, Rock Challenge Northern Premier Champion and Sky 1 Got to Dance Semi-finalists. 

 

A tour de force in dance, drama and musical theatre, Momentum are regularly invited to perform at prestigious events. In recent years Momentum have appeared at the National Theatre, ExCeL London, M&S Bank Arena Liverpool, Cast Doncaster, The Alhambra Bradford, Leeds City Varieties and completed their own New York Street Theatre Tour. 

Latest Performances

The Momentum Voices choir performed at Leeds Minster for ‘Carols for Christmas’.

 

Momentum Voices at Leeds Minster

Mr. Pinstripe is a super stylish, super slick dance performance that celebrates four styles of dance from Jazz and Street, to Ballet and Tap.

 

Mr Pinstripe

A tribute to the American songstress Carole King with a medley of songs from the hit musical ‘Beautiful’.

 

Get On Your Feet

Momentum Theatre toured the Yorkshire region performing News Views winning play ‘If Not Now, When?‘.

 

If Not Now, When?

Momentum Boys worked with the STRIKE BOYS and professional choreographer, Nathan (Flo) Gordon in a two-day intensive workshop.

 

Momentum Youth Boys work with STRIKE BOYS

Momentum Voice launched a new video series named ‘Redbrick Studios’ to highlight the exceptional vocal talents of CAPA College students.

 

Redbrick Studio Sessions

An all-female narrative dance based on Margaret Atwood’s ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ performed at Move It 2019 and Fresh 2019.

 

Under His Eye

Performed Dorfman Theatre as part of the National Theatre’s 2018 Connections Festival, ‘When They Go Low’ is a play exploring feminism.

 

When They Go Low

A tribute to the American songstress Carole King with a medley of songs from the hit musical ‘Beautiful’.

 

Beautiful

A neo-classical quartet that explores the contours and capabilities of human expressions.

 

A Series of Edges

Momentum Youth Boys Dance Company prepare for tour with professional dancer Anthony Matsena.

 

Momentum Dance Company to Tour with Matsena Productions

A high-energy tribute to the 1940s combining jazz, jive, lindy-hop, street and commercial dance.

 

Speakeasy

An all-male high-energy dance choreographed by Sadler’s Wells performer Anthony Matsena.

 

Mupenyu

The play written by Alistair McDowall follows the journey of a group of inmates at a bizarre summer camp who are plotting a revolution.

 

Zero for the Young Dudes!

Commissioned by the British Council, ‘Rise’ tackles the difficult truths of man-made climate change.

 

RISE