Category Archives: Voice and Text

Ancient Lands – Ancient Peoples

1994  and 1995 – Ancient Lands – Ancient Peoples was an important early part of the development of MWDCCo environment initiatives The specific concept of Ancient Lands – Ancient Peoples for solo expression emerged for her individual explorations on land ...

Fare Well: Tipping Point (Jadee Mitchell)

[embed]https://vimeocom/6815207[/embed] 2008 -  Multimedia solo originally created by Maida Withers, choreographer for Jadee Mitchell, GW dancer Tipping Point refers to the crisis of global warming demonstrated most vividly in the Arctic and Antarctica, continents of ice on our planet that are ...

Chroma

2013 - Late Night Expressions at Joe's Emporium for various art forms (dance, comedy, performance art) MWDCCo dance and music Improvisation performance with a script centered on lime green and orange objects (chair, marley strip, electrical cord, others) that was danced ...

Dance of the Auroras – Fire in the Sky, DC

[embed]https://vimeocom/102248165[/embed] 2001  A Four Part performance: I: "The Sun/Virtual Sun" II: "Solar Wind Towards Magnetosphere" III: "Magnetic Storm Seen from Above" IV: "View from the Earth" "A poetic journey through space using real-time interaction with cyber worlds and movies and images of the sun and the ...

Families Are Forever Part III: Veiled Threat

[embed]http://vimeocom/43991482[/embed] [embed]https://vimeocom/35583218[/embed] 2012 - Veiled Threat is the name given to Part III of Families are Forever  Veiled threat reveals the delicacy of the relationships in families The familiarity of family members gives the members power based on the intimate knowledge they ...

Put on the Music…Let’s Dance (1977)

[embed]https://vimeocom/105665739[/embed] View rehearsal, 1977:  https://vimeocom/90683470 1977 - Forty-five minute show piece, a performance based on  film dance of 1930s and 1940s An actress reminisces  over memorabilia about her life as a stage dancer/actress of the 1940's  There are short segments of entertainment ...

FareWell: To The End of the World as We Know It OR Dancing Your Way to Paradise

2008 - "FareWell is a modern Greek-style tragedy, delivered by a warrior goddess" Ballet-Dance Magazine, Carmel Morgan [embed]https://vimeocom/6643827[/embed] Dance Place Performance:  http://vimeocom/17018474 Trailer:  https://vimeocom/15561322 TOURS:  2008-2012 World Premiere:  Zagrebi Festival! Zagreb, Croatia  (US Embassy) (2011) USA Premiere:  Fringe Festival, Shakespeare Theatre, Washington, DC (2008) Local Performance: Dance Place, Washington, ...

This Space Occupied (by Maida)

[embed]https://vimeocom/60487039[/embed] 2013 - This Space Occupied (by Maida) is a 4-hour endurance event performed by Maida Withers, dancer/performance artist, with Steve Hilmy, electronic composer-musician  Maida performed in the elevated glass entrance way to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, historic Flagg Building, ...