Category Archives: Residency

Thresholds Crossed_TsEKh Residence, Part I

Thresholds Crossed - Part I, Moscow - work in progress (2005) TsEKh International Summer School Residency to create and present Part I with 5 Russian and 6 American dancers, Moscow, Russia (July 4-24, 2005)  Elena Tupsevya was instrumental in our holding ...

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 - ...

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 ...

Solovky Island, Gulag Residency, Russia

[embed]https://vimeocom/429686550[/embed] 2004 - Solosphere Project took place on Solovky Island,  White Sea of Russia - Art Angar Contemporary Center for Art (Hanger for the blimp that transported food and materials to the Gulag:  Maida Withers and Anthony Gongora, dancers, Linda Lewett, ...

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 ...

Path

[embed]https://vimeocom/106386860[/embed] 1989 - The Company was selected for a two-week residency, May 9 to 21,1989, at the prestigious Yellow Springs Institute located outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - an international center for art and ideas  The Institute supported the Company with living quarters, ...

Utah Project

  [embed]https://vimeocom/31371574[/embed] Maida Withers @ Bears Ears             Bruce Hucko, Photograph “In 1988, I returned to the land of my birth in Utah with a group of artists for a five-week experiment of living and dancing on selected land ...

MindFluctuations Residency, Technology (São Paulo, BR)

[embed]https://vimeocom/81430645[/embed] [embed]http://vimeocom/121074310[/embed] 2014 - Maida Withers participated in a residency at the Institute of Mathematics and Art (Instituto de Matematica e Arte) in São Paulo, Brazil in February 2014 As a passionate advocate for the collaboration of art and technology, she and ...

Halda – a mound of waste (Bytom, Poland)

1977 - An evening-length site performance commissioned by Slaski Teatre Tanca for the 1997 International Dance Conference and Festival in Bytom, Poland  This outdoor performance was created with four Polish dancers from the Eksperymentalne Studio Tanca in Kracow, Poland  and inspired by ...