Anthony Gongora

Visual Design/ Dancer/ Camera/ Editor/ Narrative Designer/ Set Designer/ Costume Designer MWDCCo Film Works: Collision Course a.k.a. Pillow Talk (Film 2012); Maida I (Film 2011); Maida II (Film 2011); Tzveta I (Film 2011); FareWell: Rising Tide (2008-2012); Thresholds Crossed (Film 2006) MWDCCo Dances: All works 2004 – 2014 An interdisciplinary artist who is compelled by driving … Continue reading Anthony Gongora

Monster Man

Monster Man (7:29) Excerpt of dance from MindFluctuations, evening-length work co-authored by Maida Withers, choreographer and artistic director (Washington, DC), and Tania Fraga, 3D computer artist (Sao Paulo, Brazil) MindFluctuations: Monster Man Choreography and performance by Anthony Gongora. Costume by Maida Withers Sculpture/Mask by David Page

Catalyst – Un-Dress

Anthony Gongora and Tzveta Kasabova danced throughout  American University’s Katzen Center for the Arts, Washington, DC  while taking some clothes off and putting clothes on (no nudity) while doing a complex male/female duet for the Washington Project for the Arts 30th Anniversary Celebration.  Dancers related to the exhibitions and the people sometimes blocking doorways, stairs, … Continue reading Catalyst – Un-Dress


TACIT ENGAGEMENT IN THE DIGITAL AGE A joint conference by the ‘Re-‘ Interdisciplinary Network, CRASSH (Center for Research in the arts, Social Services & Humanities and AI (Artificial Intelligence) & Society Journal CAMBRIDGE, UK June 26-28, 2019 MINDFLUCTUATIONS  Maida Withers “CONSIDERATION OF A GROUNDBREAKING DANCE SPECTACLE EXPLORING NEURAL CONNECTIONS” MINDFLUCTUATIONS, a bold interactive virtual journey … Continue reading MindFluctuations-AI-performance-talk/

DIGG – provocative multimedia experience!

“Withers has created a work that spans the human experience of witnessing modern American politics: anxiety, fear, anger, nervous laughter and resilient hope.”   Cassie Patterson (2018) “Withers is a dance legend.” Carmel Morgan (2018)  View Documentary Video DIGG – a fiercely intimate multimedia performance experience created and performed by pioneering dance artist Maida Withers – an excavation of the current political … Continue reading DIGG – provocative multimedia experience!

Russian Tours and Projects, 1997-2016

MAIDA WITHERS and the DANCE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY RUSSIAN TOURS AND PROJECTS, 1997 to 2016 Yekaterinburg, Russia (August 26-28, 2016) Small-format Contemporary Dance Festival curated by Ekaterina Zharinova, Director. Maida Withers performs ICEBERGS: Fault Line;  original music by Steve Hilmy; poetry by David McAleavey and Alex Caldiero. ▪  Yekaterinburg History Museum Moscow, Krasnoyarsk, Arkhangelsk, Russia … Continue reading Russian Tours and Projects, 1997-2016


ICEBERGS National Building Museum Washington, DC presents GLACIAL DRIFT – PREMIERE Cool Evening with ICEBERGS Dance, Music, and Poetry in the Surreal Underwater-World of  ICEBERGS        GLACIAL DRIFT was one of National Building Museum’s Block Party Late Nights that is part of it’s big summer installation programming for ICEBERGS designed by James Corner Field Operations … Continue reading GLACIAL DRIFT

New Media Caucus Showcase

                            Maida Withers Dance Construction Company in Showcase International New Media Caucus, College Art Association Conference WHO: Maida Withers with Dance Construction Company dancers. Felicia Avalos & Anthony Gongora WHAT: New Media Caucus Showcase, College Art Association Annual Conference. presents video and live performance excerpts of MindFluctuations, an innovative dance, computer art, neuroscience, electronic music … Continue reading New Media Caucus Showcase

Anonyty / Parts Unknown

  Photos by Shaun Schroth 2015 Anonyty  explores the intimate boundary between our physical and digital identities, by bringing to life digital people that interact in our real world through movement and dance – a collaboration of Maida Withers and Brian Kane, co-authors. Maida Withers Dance Construction Company, Felicia Avalos, Anthony Gongora, and Jezel Modell, perform interactions … Continue reading Anonyty / Parts Unknown