Moving West Dance Theatre – Past Productions & Photos

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Moving West Poster 2010

2010 Production – “Stimulus” and “Mary Had A ..”

Moving West Poster 2008

2008 Production – “New Works”

 

Photos from the 2010 Production “Stimulus” and “Mary Had a Little Lamb”:

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Performance History

  • May 1988 – Premiere Concert – “Moving West”, Act I Arena Theatre, Ashland, MA
  • June 1988 – performed at ‘Older Americans Day’, Cushing Hospital, Framingham, MA
  • Spring 1989 – Moving West tours nine elementary schools in Framingham with “Making Modern Dances” lecture-demonstration program
  • May 1989 – “Moving West in Concert”, Keefe Technical School, Framingham, MA
  • May 1990 – Moving West performs at Little Harbour School in Portsmouth, NH with Mill Pond Modern Dance Collective and Sam Costa
  • May 1990 – Moving West in Concert, Ashland Middle School, Ashland, MA
  • June 1990 – Moving West performs at Marlboro Festival, Marlboro, MA
  • Oct. 1990 – Moving West presents “Making Dances” at Oak Street elementary school in Franklin, MA
  • Nov. 1990 – Moving West performs at National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts Conference, Park Plaza, Boston, MA
  • Dec. 31, 1990 – First Night Worcester, Mechanics Hall, Worcester, MA
  • May 1991 – Moving West in Concert, Keefe Technical School, Framingham, MA
  • Feb. – April 1992 – Moving West conducts seven-week residency at Potter Road School in Framingham starting with lecture-demonstration of “Making Dances” and ending with Saturday afternoon concert incorporating Potter Road students into Moving West repertory work.
  • March 1992 – Moving West performs at Boston Festival for Boston Ballet’s Open House program
  • May 1992 – “Moving West…Goes East!”, Boston University, Boston, MA
  • April 1993 – Dance Spectrum, The Firehouse Center, Newburyport, MA
  • May 1993 – “Good Stuff!”, Keefe Technical School, Framingham, MA
  • August 1993 – Stowe Playhouse Dark Night Series, Stowe, VT
  • April 1994 – Moving West presents “Making Modern Dances” at McCarthy Towne School in Acton, MA
  • May 1994 – “Global Perspectives”, Robsham Dance and Theater Company, Boston College, Boston, MA
  • August 1994 – Inside-Out Series, Jacob’s Pillow, Becket, MA
  • Nov. 1994 – Cultural Education Showcase, MCC sponsored, Northhampton, MA
  • June 1995 – DeCordova Museum Arts in the Parks Showcase, Lincoln, MA
  • July 1995 – “Cryptic Solace”, Plymouth Church, Framingham,MA
  • March 1996 – “Rhythm of Life”, gala collaborative concert opening the Performing Arts Center’s new performance facility with WomanSpirit Drummers and Mosaic Chorus
  • March 1996 – Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
  • Dec. 1996 – World Aids Day Medicine Wheel, Boston Cyclorama, Boston,
  • March 1997 – “Body & Soul”, Performing Arts Center of Metrowest’s 15th Anniversary Gala Concert with WomanSpirit Drummers (cont.)
  • May 1997 – “Mosaic”, special guest artists with Jennie & Co., Fitchburg, MA
  • May 1997 – Special commissioned work for the May Day Beltane services, First Parish Church, Framingham
  • August 1997 – Elvis dances, The Dance Complex, Cambridge,
  • Nov. 1997 – Moving West “Falls Back”, STEPS Off-Broadway, Hopedale, MA,celebrating ten years of making dances
  • April 1998 – Moving West ‘Springs Ahead” premiere, “The Visconti-Sforza
  • Tarot Cards”, a collaborative performance for one composer, Thomas Oboe
  • Lee, two pianos, three choreographers, and seven dancers, Performing Arts
  • Center of Metrowest
  • Sept. 1998 – Framingham Heart Study Celebrates 50 Years, Nevins Hall, Framingham, special commissioned work, “Heart Strings” with live cello
  • October 1998 – “The Visconti-Sforza Tarot Cards”, Newton South High School
  • April 1999 – Moving West “Strings Along”, danceworks for violin, cello, and the end of the millennium, Performing Arts Center of MetroWest, Framingham, MA, Joel Cohen, guest cello artist
  • June 1999 – Wellesley High School, Collaborative Dance Concert, guest artist
  • December 31, 1999 – Framingham’s mini-First Night, Tercentennial Celebration, Performing Arts Center of MetroWest
  • April 2000 – Moving West “Wired Up”, Performing Arts Center of MetroWest, Framingham, MA, collaboration with Dennis Miller, electronic video and music artist
  • June 2000 – Wellesley High School, annual collaborative dance concert, guest artist
  • April 2001 – “Soundtracks”, Performing Arts Center of MetroWest, Framingham, MA, guest artists Gary Feldman and Andrew Doolittle
  • June 2001 – Wellesley High School, annual collaborative dance concert, guest artist
  • April 2002 – “Divine Inventions”, Performing Arts Center of MetroWest
  • June 2002 – Wellesley High School, annual collaborative dance concert
  • April 2003 – “Many Voices”, Performing Arts Center of MetroWest, special guests
  • June 2003 – Wellesley High School, collaborative dance concert, guest artist
  • April 2004 – Wellesley High School and Rivers Music School, Weston, guest artists
  • May 2004 – “Music and Dance – Partners in Time”, Performing Arts Center of MetroWest
  • July 2004 – Garden in the Woods, Framingham, START partnership fund raiser
  • May 2005 – “Back up Blues”, Performing Arts Center of MetroWest, two weekends, participant in START partnership’s “Spring Into Arts” community calendar
  • May 2006 – “Mixed Motions”, Performing Arts Center of MetroWest, four performances, participant in START partnership’s “Spring Into Arts” community calendar
  • May 2007 – “Pure Extracts”, Performing Arts Center of MetroWest, celebrating 20 years, “Spring Into Arts” participant
  • June 2008 – “New Works”, Performing Arts Center of MetroWest, three performances
  • March 2010 – “Stimulus” and “Mary Had A…”, Performing Arts Center of MetroWest, three performances
  • April 2014 – “Bodies in Motion”, Performing Arts Center of MetroWest, three performances, celebrating 25 years of making dance
  • May 2015 – “Uncommon Threads”, Performing Arts Center of MetroWest, three performances