Momentum 2022

an Extraordinary Evening of Dance

Saturday, May 21st


Award-winning emerging dancers from the Orange County area are showcased in an exhilarating evening of diverse works that push the boundaries of ballet.

This special evening of dance features three dance pieces, each with a focus in the Spanish tradition, including the California premier of Bolero by renowned flamenco artist and celebrated Spanish choreographer, Luis Montero. Orange County Ballet Theater (OCBT) is honored to include a special flamenco performance by Claudia de la Cruz.

Three exciting new contemporary works created for OCBT by internationally acclaimed choreographer Terence Marling and Southern California’s own Megan Guise, Krystal Matsuyama, and Walie Wang rounds out the program.

Tickets on sale at the Barclay Theatre Box Office

Tickets: $40 Adults / $25 Students, Seniors, Children under 12

(Group Rates available upon request, contact DKCBA for info 949-360-4233)

Artistic Directors


Dmitri Kulev


Jennifer Kulev

momentum 2022


(Subject to change)

  • Grand Pas Classique
    Choreography: Dmitri and Jennifer Kulev after Maurice Petipa
    Featuring Guest Artists from Colorado Ballet

  • Special Performance
    Flamenco Dancer, Claudia de la Cruz

  • Bolero
    Choreography: Luis Montero (California Premier)
    Music: Maurice Ravel

  • if together
    Choreography: Terence Marling

  • World Premiere Contemporary Ballets by
    Megan Guise
    Krystal Matsuyama & Waeli Wang

Orange County Ballet Theater (OCBT) Mission Statement

Orange County Ballet Theater (OCBT) is a non-profit organization dedicated to presenting ballet and other forms of dance to audiences of all ages and socio-economic backgrounds. OCBT inspires and nurtures an appreciation for the art of dance through outreach activities and performances in the community.  OCBT provides young dancers with performance opportunities that meet professional standards of artistic development, performance values, and production qualities.

Individuals and Corporations help keep Orange County Ballet Theater dance programs alive because they know that the arts have a transcendent impact on the lives of our young dancers.

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