Breaking Ground

Choreography From New Artists

This yearly, open stage event, is a collection of new choreography from Alaskan artists. First presented in 2009, this production is an opportunity open to choreographers, dancers and performing artists who need a space to test out and  present their work. This event also provides our community with a taste of the many different forms of dance Alaskan artists have to offer. A first come, first serve opportunity for artists to submit yearly proposals, presenters have five minutes max to tell a story, try out an idea, or simply entertain the audience with something new.

Breaking Ground 2019

Momentum's 10th annual production is still being developed. If you have work you'd like to enter into this production, fill out the form below and we’ll get back to you!

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This season will again feature youth and adult choreographers in each half of the show.



Breaking Ground 2016

Momentum presents their 7th annual Breaking Ground production; An evening of new choreography from Alaskan artists this year featuring the work of both youth, and adult choreographers. Also part of this year's production, this years choreographers will be adjudicated by top choreographers and instructors here in Anchorage. Join us for an evening of new choreography and support the growth of performance artists in Anchorage. 

2017 featured choreographers; 

David Chapa, Timothy Eby, Mark Bautista, Khrysalynn Howard, Denali Romero, Therese Brennan with Michael Holtz, Jannella Monge & Tyrese Scott, Mina Fuller, Stephen Grantier

2017 featured adjudicators; 

Laura Forbes, the Arts Education Program Director for the Alaska State Council on the Arts, Irenerose Antonio, Founding member and director of Momentum Dance Collective and Underground Dance Company, Brian Jeffrey, Dance faculty at UAA and the Director of the UAA Dance Ensemble