Truth Be Told

about the show

Momentum celebrates Chinese culture in this year’s production of Truth Be Told: A Chinese Folktale. Momentum teaching artists and accompanists engage more than 1,000 central Ohio children in dance, music, and performance during their weekly, in-school Momentum classes. The school year will culminate in four grand, hour-long performances given by Momentum dancers.

All Momentum performances are free and open to the public. Tickets are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis 30 minutes prior to each showtime in the Davidson Theatre. 

Performance Details

May 13 & 15, 2020 10:30AM & 1:00PM

Davidson Theatre

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participating schools

  • Clinton Elementary

    Columbus Gifted Academy

    Eakin Elementary

    East Columbus Elementary

    Ecole Kenwood French Immersion

    Georgian Heights Elementary

    Hilliard Horizon Elementary

    Indian Springs Elementary

    KIPP Columbus (2nd grade)

    Lindbergh Elementary

    Maize Elementary

    Parkmoor Elementary

    Scioto Darby Elementary

    Ridgewood Elementary

    United Prep Academy – State (2nd grade)

creative team

  • Janine Lawson

    Artistic Director

  • Luke Holmes

    Music Director

  • Heidi Kok

    Show Producer

  • “Momentum has been my happy place.”

    —Asha, Momentum Dancer
  • “I learned from taking Momentum that if you believe in yourself, you can accomplish anything. I thought Momentum was so hard. But then I started to believe in myself, and it became easier. Then the next thing you know, I was onstage performing in front of 1,000 people.”

    —Abe, Momentum Dancer
  • “Everyone is a star in their own way, and that means you can do anything you put your mind to if you try.”

    —Evangee, Momentum Dancer

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