Category Archives: Gender and Feminism

Catalyst (UnDress)

2011  Anthony Gongora and Tzveta Kasabova, MWDCCo dancers, danced throughout  American University's Katzen Center for the Arts, Washington, DC  while taking clothes off and putting clothes on (no nudity) while doing a complex male/female duet for the Washington Project for ...

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, ...

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 ...

Collision Course – a.k.a. Pillow Talk-Artisphere-

2011 - Three sections of Collision Course - aka Pillow Talk  (Episode 1, Episode 2, Episode 3) were performed at Artisphere, a museum and performance center in Arlington, Virginia, October 21, 2011 The Dome Theatre features a full size film ...

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 ...

Ancient Lands – Ancient Peoples

1994 – Ancient Lands – Ancient Peoples was an important early part of the development of MWDCCo environment initiatives The specific concept of Ancient Lands – Ancient Peoples was to develop an association with shamanic powers and their role in ...

Collision Course – a.k.a. Pillow Talk (Installation FILM)

2012 - The video is compiled from projected images, a visual installation created for and projected during the evening-length multimedia performance, Collision Course - aka Pillow Talk, choreographed by Maida Withers in collaboration with the Dance Construction Company (Nate Bond, ...