Category Archives: Interviews

No More Ping Pong Balls – Intervieux: Maida on Erica

[embed]http://vimeocom/226994154[/embed] No More Ping Pong Balls Performance Intervieux:  Maida on Erica The life of Erica Rebollar, birthday girl and celebrant, exposed through an unclassified, no boundaries interview setup configured in a unexpected disorganization by dance artist friend and provocateur, Maida Withers  Please throw your ...

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 ...

Fare Well: Comments by Choreographer Maida Withers

[embed]https://vimeocom/7113850[/embed] 2009 -  FareWell - To the End of the World As We Know It OR Dancing Your Way to Paradise! was presented at Performatica: Foro Internacional de Danza Contemporanea y Artes del Movimiento, San Andres Cholula, Puebla, Mexico, 2009  During ...

Fare Well: Comments by Composer Steve Hilmy

  [embed]https://vimeocom/7346369[/embed] 2009 FareWell - To the End of the World As We Know It OR Dancing Your Way to Paradise! was presented at Performatica: Foro Internacional de Danza Contemporanea y Artes del Movimiento, San Andres Cholula, Puebla, Mexico, 2009  During our ...

Interview – Dance and Technology

2003 - Stacy Palatt, GW Master of Arts in Dance,  interviews Maida on the role technology has played in Maida's work as an artist and collaborator and Maida's views on the possibilities of dance and technology  Maida was one of ...

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 ...

Dance, Dance, Dance TV Series, NBC

1978  Dance, Dance, Dance was a ten-part series about professions in dance, 30-minutes each program, produced by Sandra Butler and narrated by Maida Withers, consultant  The series was shown in Chicago, Cleveland, Los Angeles, New York City, and Washington, DC Each ...

Put on the Music…Let’s Dance – Interview for City Dance, ABC-TV

1977 - Washington Performing Arts Society (WPAS) Chairman of the Board, Ken Crosby, was interviewed on ABC-TV about the Series, City Dance, presented at the Warner Theatre in 1977  Maida Withers and Brook Andrews performed excerpts from Put on the ...

Woman See, Maida Withers Interview, PBS WETA-TV

1981 - an interview in Washington, DC on PBS, WETA-TV, regarding the making or Woman See - a feminist multimedia work in eight parts created by Maida Withers This work followed five years involvement by Maida and other Mormon women ...

FareWell: Comments by Media Artist Ayo Okunseinde

[embed]https://vimeocom/7113378[/embed] 2009 - presented at Performatica: Foro Internacional de Danza Contemporanea y Artes del Movimiento, San Andres Cholula, Puebla, Mexico, 2009  During our residency Linda Lewett interviewed Maida Withers, choreography/dancer, Steve Hilmy, composer/musician, and Ayodamola Okunseinde, visual artist about the FareWell ...