Category Archives: Improvisation

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 ...

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 ...

Fascination – Jey Young Kim (Korea) and Maida Withers (USA)

[embed]https://vimeocom/99629619[/embed] 1994 -Jey Young Kim and Maida Withers improvise in concert  in Washington, DC to a poem Fascination,  by Young Tai Kim, Korea, that "expresses our inner feelings-sometimes kin and on other occasions, cruel   As in life we go through a ...

Seeing Jazz Move – Smithsonian International Gallery

1997 - Seeing Jazz Move - Dance and Music Improvisation performance inspired by the exhibition "Seeing Jazz"  presented by the Smithsonian International Gallery - S Dillon Ripley Center, Washington, DC, December 5, 1997 at 6:30 pm  FREE Curated by Maida ...

Shocked and Odd (DC)

2004 - Shocked and Odd - Live Art was an idea encouraging extreme movement and character concepts for improvisation that took place in DC with several of the worlds best improvising dancers   Withers states, "Without a question, performing with ...