Category Archives: Event

Fare Well: Comments by Choreographer Maida Withers

[embed]https://vimeocom/7113850[/embed] 2009 -  Fare Well - To the End of the World As We Know It OR Dancing Your Way to Paradise! was presented at Performatica: Foro Internacional de Danza Contemporanea y Artes del Movimiento, San Andres Cholula, Puebla, Mexico, 2009  ...

Fare Well: Comments by Composer Steve Hilmy

  [embed]https://vimeocom/7346369[/embed] 2009 FareWell - To the End of the World As We Know It OR Dancing Your Way to Paradise! was presented at Performatica: Foro Internacional de Danza Contemporanea y Artes del Movimiento, San Andres Cholula, Puebla, Mexico, 2009  During our ...

Akademie der Künste Festival (Berlin, Germany)

1981 - West Berlin, Germany (May 1981) Akademie der Künste International Festival (Academy of Arts) established in 1696, invited John Driscoll and MWDCCo to participate in the Festival in 1981  Our involvement included: ▪   3-week Creative Residency: John Driscoll, electronic composer/musician, and ...

Conference on Dance (Volgograd, Russia)

1997 Volgograd, Russia (June 1997) Conference on Dance, Volgograd Centre for Dance, Volgograd, Russia; Travel sponsored by US Embassy in Moscow, Russia  Maida's first presence in Russia •   Maida Withers delivered a paper and showed video of Utah Spirit Place Spirit ...

Interview – Dance and Technology

2003 - Stacy Palatt, GW Master of Arts in Dance, interviews Maida on the role technology has played in Maida's work as an artist and collaborator and Maida's views on the possibilities of dance and technology Maida was one of ...

Cuba (Havana and Santiago de Cuba)

2007 (February 5 to 10) - USA modern dancers traveled to Santiago de Cuba under the leadership of Jim LePore to study the dance and music ritual of the professional company,  Cutumba Ballet Folklorico Santiago de Cuba  At the time, ...

BUTOH: Kazuo Ohno Workshop, Japan

1995 - Maida was invited to observe Kazuo Ohno teach his regular evening class in his home studio, Kamihoshikawa, built in 1961 in Hodogaye, Yokohama, Japan  Maida was introduced to Kazuo Ohno by Gozo Yoshimasu, poet and filmmaker, and Marilia, ...

Solovky Island, Gulag Residency, Russia

[embed]https://vimeocom/429686550[/embed] 2004 - Solosphere Project took place on Solovky Island,  White Sea of Russia - Art Angar Contemporary Center for Art (Hanger for the blimp that transported food and materials to the Gulag:  Maida Withers and Anthony Gongora, dancers, Linda Lewett, ...

Africa Comeback Women-Film, Meru, Kenya (Film 9:40)

[embed]https://wwwyoutubecom/watch?v=a1nwnRYuHxQ[/embed] 2007 - During a second trip to Kenya, Africa, Maida visited Meru at the invitation of Karambu Ringera, Kenyan political and social activist who was building a school, providing space and incentives for small cottage industries with the women of ...

Amazing EarthFEST (Kanab, Utah)

2007 to present - Maida has served on the Board of Directors of the Amazing EarthFEST since 2007 The Festival was founded by Rich Csenge who moved to Kanab from Maine   The Dance Construction Company has performed on two occasions ...