Category Archives: Earth and Environment

Dance of the Auroras – Part III – Magnetic Storm Seen From Above

2000  St Petersburg, Russia (April 2000)  Residency with Kannon Dance School and Company, St Petersburg, Russia •   Maida Withers created Part III Magnetic Storm of Dance of the Auroras – Fire in the Sky with Iwona Olszowska, dancer from Poland, and ...

Dance With the Earth: Spirit or Spectacle

UTAH’s AMAZING EARTHFEST Celebrating the Land and Life of the Colorado Plateau YouTube Recording of Presentation:  https://youtube/XeVPxlU-1fQ Features MAIDA WITHERS – FILM AND CONVERSATION Dance With The Earth:  Spirit and Spectacle Sunday, October 4, 2020 5:00 pm (ET) or 3:00 pm (MT) Join Maida Withers, Artistic Director, Maida Withers Dance ...

Rainforest Awakens

Tania Fraga Maida Withers Steve Hilmy RAINFOREST AWAKENS II [embed]https://vimeocom/471183584[/embed]  https://vimeocom/470650599 DRESS REHEARSAL LIVE ZOOM REAL-TIME INTERACTIVE BROADCAST WEBINAR interactive telematic performance with maida withers | performance telemática interactiva com maida withers October 21st | 21 de outubro, 2020, 06h30 PM (EDT) – 19h30 (BRT) Support | Apoios: The ...

ICEBERGS: Fault Line

Small Format Contemporary Dance Festival Yekaterinburg History Museum Yekaterinburg, Russia ICEBERGS: Fault Line August 26, 2016 @ 7:00 pm Panel Discussion: August 28, 2016 at noon Maida Withers premieres ICEBERGS: Fault Line a solo based on MWDCCo site work, GLACIAL DRIFT  Music is by electronic ...

Spirit Figures

1992 - Combining a tree limb with discarded materials deemed probably dangerous for the Earth environment, spirit figures were created to engage in a ritual of a community of dancers  The tree limbs were obtained in a storm drain (ravine/river) ...

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 ...

Damned River

1993 - "Wind is power, the grass, people  When winds blow the grass bends"  Damned River is dedicated to Mariko, dance colleague in Kyoto, Japan A multimedia stage work for fourteen dancers that explores the dynamics of fascism in its subtle ...

Dance for the Earth

1992 - Title given to the evening-length performance that included the following six dances related to Maida's Earth consciousness projects: Sky Cloud (1992), Prologue - Cowboys and Indian Play (1991), Messenger Eagle (1992), Still Rush (1991), Rolling Thunder "Transformation" (1992) Dance for the Earth was presented ...

Dance of the Auroras – Virtual Virgins, Le Sol, Shaman

2000 - Maida Withers Dance Construction Company was honored to be invited to perform as part of the Dance Place 20/20 Visions Anniversary Concert celebrating 20 years of sponsoring and presenting dance  In the year 2000, Dance of the Auroras ...