Awakenings: Adventures in dance and music was June 3-4, 2022.

Awakenings – Moving West Dance Theatre, June 2022

Awakenings Press Release, April 2022 – Performing Arts Center of MetroWest

Featured performance collaborations with Moving West Dance Theater, PAC Faculty, and guest artists.

The Performing Arts Center of MetroWest (PAC) sponsored ‘Awakenings – Adventures in Music and Dance’ on June 3 & 4 at 3 Maple St., Framingham at 8:00pm. Celebrating live theatrical performance and artistic collaboration as well as audience-gathering after two pandemic years, Awakenings featured choreographers Lynne Johnson Grynkewicz and Anne Lemos Edgerton from Moving West Dance Theatre, classical guitarist and PAC faculty member Dave McLellan, pianist Vytas Baksys, violinist Anne Hooper Webb, and videographer Curtis Graham Grynkewicz. Awakenings received program funding from the Mabel Burchard Fischer Grant Foundation and the Framingham Cultural Council. 


Moving West Dance Theatre

“a town treasure” – MetroWest Daily News, 1989

“(presenting a program)…marked by intelligence and a terrific mix of music” – Boston Globe, 1992

Moving West was founded at the Performing Arts Center in 1988 by Lynne Johnson Grynkewicz to bring contemporary dance to the greater MetroWest area. A local company by choice, Moving West focuses on bringing quality dance performances to a hometown organization and its greater community while nurturing artists that reside in Framingham and greater MetroWest. The company has been presenting annual performances for more than 25 years, including live music, film, and guest artists.

For more information, contact Lynne Johnson Grynkewicz, Founder and Artistic Director

Phone: (774) 248-0378

Email: or call PAC at (508) 875-5554.