MOMENTUM - Photo Credit: MOMENTUM Poster, courtesy of Portland Ballet


Featuring two brand-new contemporary choreographies by Artistic Director Nell Shipman and a new work by Ballet Mistress Jennifer Jones, MOMENTUM will mark Portland Ballet’s first mainstage production back in front of a live audience since the start of the pandemic last March.

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Westbrook Performing Arts Center
471 Stroudwater St
Westbrook, Maine 04092 United States
About the Event
Presented by
Portland Ballet
(207) 772-9671
Saturday, May 15 – Sunday, May 16

Shipman’s opening piece, First Principles of Hope and Enjoyment, is a light and joyful work for five dancers. Ballet Mistress Jennifer Jones, who retired from the stage last year after a tenure of ten years with Portland Ballet, will present A Young Woman Sits in Quiet Reflection. The production will wrap up with Impetus, a full-company finale piece choreographed by Shipman.

Portland Ballet and Westbrook Performing Arts Center follow all CDC- and state mandated COVID-19 regulations.

Audience members must be wearing face masks at all times. The theater will have limited capacity.
This performance is general admission, however, ushers will be seating audience members based on performing arts center guidelines to ensure social distancing. Families/groups may sit together.

Online ticket sales close 2h in advance and tickets will NOT be available at will call on the day of the show. The house will open 30 minutes prior to the performance.

Child/Student Ticket: $15
Senior Ticket: $20
Adult Ticket: $35

Saturday, May 15th — 7:30pm
Sunday, May 16th — 2:00pm
Westbrook Performing Arts Center

By purchasing a ticket, you agree to follow all current Maine CDC Guidelines related to COVID-19. Maine CDC Guidelines and Resources are available here

In the event that you need to cancel your ticket due to COVID-19 exposure, illness, or travel, please contact the Portland Ballet office at: or 207.772.9671.