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

Naked Truth – Tzveta Solo With Film Installation

2012 – Tzveta Kassabova performs with Film Installation of Tzveta dancing her solo from Naked Truth as part of Involuntary Encounters Event in Dorothy Betts Marvin Center: An evening of dance by dance artists, friends and former dancers with MWDCCo. 2012 – Tzveta Kassabovam member of Maida Withers Dance Construction Company, performed a solo from … Continue reading Naked Truth – Tzveta Solo With Film Installation

Monster Man (See MindFluctuations)

Monster Man (7:29) (See MindFluctuations) 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

MindFluctuations-AI-performance-talk/

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 – a provocative excavation of the current political landscape

“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 View additional content from DIGG: http://vimeo.com/264311935 http://vimeo.com/258150770 http://vimeo.com/234202626 http://vimeo.com/258212453 http://vimeo.com/390858979   DIGG – a fiercely intimate multimedia performance experience created and performed … Continue reading DIGG – a provocative excavation of the current political landscape

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. http://maidadance.com/works/fault-line/ ▪  Yekaterinburg History Museum Moscow, Krasnoyarsk, Arkhangelsk, Russia … Continue reading Russian Tours and Projects, 1997-2016

ICEBERGS: Glacial Drift

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        Promo, teaser videos: https://vimeo.com/390212917; Teaser http://vimeo.com/188004222 (02:21); Teaser Youtube  : http://youtube.com/watch?v=EDehEZkThW4&feature=emb_logo *(02:21);  Promo (00:39): http://vimeo.com/188015654;   GLACIAL DRIFT was one of National Building Museum’s Block Party Late Nights that … Continue reading ICEBERGS: 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