Category Archives: Improvisation

Rainforest Awakens II

Tania Fraga Maida Withers Steve Hilmy RAINFOREST AWAKENS: [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 George ...

Art Soiree – Club Dancing

[embed]http://vimeocom/83694925[/embed] 2012 (guessing - find date) Maida Withers Dance Construction Company was invited to perform at a rock party at an extreme  and very large dance club on the DC/Maryland border - Nate Bond, Giselle Ruzany, Maida Withers  The sponsors presented ...

Rainforest Awakens

RAINFOREST AWAKENS Artists come together "live and online" to explore beauty and crisis in a visionary 3D Rainforest! Maida Withers, noted dance artist, performs in iridescent 3D virtual worlds of Tania Fraga, Brazilian computer artist, in a sonic forest of sound by Steve Hilmy This occurred during the Corona ...

Improvisation _ Washington Project for the Arts

1975 Washington Project for the Arts was founded in 1975 by the art impresario Alice Denney, organizer of the legendary NOW Festival in 1966  Artists joined in cleaning out the bird dung in a vacated building that was formerly a building ...

Catalyst (Un-Dress)

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 ...

60 MOVES with FUTURE GAZE

USA / UKRAINE CHOREOGRAPHY:  MAIDA WITHERS, USA  -  ANTON OVCHINNIKOV, Ukraine ELECTRONIC COMPOSER/MUSICIAN, STEVE HILMY,  USA 60TH GALA ANNIVERSARY of the NATIONAL EXHIBITION CENTER OF UKRAINE WORLD PREMIERE "60 MOVES with FUTURE GAZE" “scattering the ruins of the past for the sake of the future” Site Performance - ...

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)  [embed]https://vimeocom/250345262[/embed] View Documentary Video View additional content from DIGG: https://vimeocom/264311935http://vimeocom/261358654 https://vimeocom/258150770 https://vimeocom/234202626 https://vimeocom/261867574 https://vimeocom/261878875 https://vimeocom/250345262 https://vimeocom/250344614 https://vimeocom/258212453 https://vimeocom/390858979   DIGG - a fiercely intimate ...

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 ...

Hilda Thorpe Tribute – Artists’ Studio Performance

Decemeber 4, 1999 - Birthday tribute to Hilda Thorpe at her Artists' Studio in downtown Alexandria, Virginia Maida collaborated with Thorpe, a brilliant American painter and sculptor - part of the illustrious Washington Color School - on several projects engaging the ...

Shocked and Odd – Live Art (Russia)

2005 - Shocked and Odd - Live  Art was an idea encouraging extreme movement and character concepts for improvisation that took place in Russia with an American living in Amsterdam, two Americans living in the USA, and one dancer from ...