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Questions? Call us at 206-242-1239
15811 Ambaum Blvd SW, Suite 160, Burien, WA 98166

Momentum Dance Ensemble

  • Company founded in 2003 and became a nonprofit organization in 2012
  • Served by a volunteer Board of Directors and part-time staff
  • 400-500 students enrolled annually
  • Small group classes or private lessons available
  • Ballet, Tap, Irish, Hip Hop, Contemporary/Modern, Jazz, Ballroom, Creative Movement, Musical Theatre
  • Divided into 4 levels: lower level, middle level, upper level, and teen-adult program
  • Private, separate dance studios equipped with professional sprung floors
  • Twice yearly, annual dance performances (winter and late spring)
  • Private lessons or small group music classes in private, insulated music studios
  • Voice, instrument, or musical theatre
  • Annual music recitals
  • Current leadership team: Executive Artistic Director Rachael Forstrom
  • Dance and music academy teachers are university-trained
  • Annual registration required; tuition is due monthly
  • Multiple discounts available
  • Partial and full scholarships available to children in need
  • Conveniently scheduled classes tailored for a home school schedule
  • Please call or visit with questions regarding age or level placement
  • Dance and music classes available to fulfill PE and music requirements
  • Dance performances are held at the Performing Arts Center in Burien (Highline High School) and other venues in the local area
  • Winter Performances held in December
  • Season Finale Performances for all dance classes are held in June
  • Annual music recital is held in May
  • Professional photographs and DVDs will be available for purchase
  • Looking for birthday party ideas? Sign up for a Momentum birthday party!
  • Themes include ballerina party, Irish party, Hip Hop party, or customize your own!

  • Momentum Dance Ensemble is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We rely on the generosity of individual donors, corporate sponsorship, and grants to support our programs. Please consider supporting our programs so we can continue to create access to the arts to the citizens of Burien and beyond.
  • 2016 Form 990
  • Our current project, Dance Equipment for Burien’s Youth, is supported in part by a grant from 4Culture.
  • 4Culture
Get Involved In Our Programs:
Performing Arts Education (Dance, Music, Theater)
Community Outreach
Arts Access Scholarships
Youth Mentor & Leadership

Purchase DVDs and Dancewear
Login to our registration site (Studio Director) to buy:
• Performance DVDs recorded by Markovich Media
• Dancewear
 1. Login
 2. Search Online Store
 3. Click Merchandise

Purchase Show Photos
Visit our Smugmug site to buy prints or downloads:
• Show photos taken by Jazzy Photo
• Individual photo sessions for upper levels

15-20 Measurments
22-27 Bring A Friend
3 Mid Air Choreography Show
17-18 Tremaine Convention
19 CLOSED President's Day
30-31 CLOSED Easter
14-19 Observation Week
29 CLOSED Memorial Day
8-9 Picture Day (Tentative)
15 Alice Run Thru
16 Elemental Run Thru
16 James & the Giant Peach
20-21 Alice Dress
22 Elemental Dress
23 Alice in Wonderland
24 Beauty & The Beast
24 Elemental
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