Program Directory

Momentum - Excellence at the Speed of Dance - The Harlem Renaissance - Green Cast
Momentum Excellence is a program that engages 4th-grade students in movement, music, choreography and uses dance as a springboard to help children develop excellence, discipline and self-confidence. All classes integrate the Ohio Dept. of Education's Dance Content Standards. Participating students present a year-end performance on stage.

The Show:

Great Migration
Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around, Traditional Spiritual/protest song

Harlem Hellfighters
Hellfighters of Harlem, Tomas Doncker Band
Teams XL & XO Boys

Harlem on a Saturday Night
Harlem on a Saturday Night, Lil Hardin Armstrong
Team XO

Words Unleashed
Jitterbug Waltz, Thomas Fats Wller

Shuffling Along to Broadway
Shuffle Along, Eubie Blake & Noble Sissle

Tappin' at the Hoofer's Club
Tappin' at the Hoffer's Club, Luke Holmes
Team XO

Bill Rombinson, "Mayor" of Harlem
I'm Livin' in a Great Big Way, Dorothy Fields & Jimmy McHugh

The Art Studio
Echoes of Harlem, Duke Ellington

Rent Party
The Joint is Jumpin', Thomas Fats Waller
School Staff Members

Singin' The Blues
Backwater Blues, Bessie Smith & James P. Johnson
Team XL

Maple Leave Rag, Scott Joplin
Momentum Alumni

Harlem Stride
Snowy Morning Blues, James P. Johnson

Swing It, Duke!
Cotton Tail, Duke Ellington
Runs and Jumps - Entire Cast

The Charleston at Small's Paradise
Charleston, James P. Johnson

Scattin' at the Cotton Club
The Scat Song, Cab Calloway

Jazz Poetry: The Weary Blues
Poem by Langston Hughes, Music by Luke Holmes
Team XO

Stompin' at the Savoy
Stompin' at the Savoy, Edgar Sampson & Andy Razaf
Finale: Entire Cast
May 17, 2019