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| ||Last Updated: ||2011-01-03|
- Teacher (Dance)
Momentum will be representing Canada at the World Gymnaestrada's FIG Gala in July 2011 in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Momentum will be performing again at Winnipeg's Mardi Gras in February 2011, and at the Brandon Winter Fair in March 2011.
Liz Cooper & Nikki Kussin will be performing aerial fabric with the WSO in the Adventures in Music program in February 2011.
Masquerade, Momentum's latest full-length aerial dance production with a cast of 28 performers was performed in April 2010.
Momentum Aerial & Acrobatic Troupe is Manitoba's first and only company devoted to the circus arts of aerial silks, hoop, and trapeze. Founded in 2004 by co-directors Monica Goermann and Liz Cooper, Momentum creates original works for special events and has performed locally, nationally, and internationally.
Liz is also the senior performer for Momentum and past performance highlights include the World Gymnaestrada in Austria in 2007, the Juno Awards Banquet in 2005, Nygard's Pink & White Ball in 2005 & 2006, the VIP reception at the opening of the MTS Centre in 2004, Winnipeg's Mardi Gras, the 35th anniversary gala of the School of Contemporary Dancers Professional Program in 2007, and performances with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra in 2008 - 2011.
Liz is the head aerial instructor for Monica's Danz Gym, the first studio in Manitoba to offer training in aerial circus arts since 2001 for all ages and levels, beginner to professional. She has also taught workshops in Saskatoon, Hawaii, and in Oulu, Finland.
Did I have the dream, or did the dream have me? - Neil Peart