Category Archives: text

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 ...

FareWell and Hell-O

   2008 Alissandru (Alex) Caldiero and Maida Withers performed together at theUtah Arts Festival  Alex was with Maida on the  Salt Lake City Library  Theatre Stage  spontaneously reciting and creating text and projecting the writing onto the background of the ...

Prologue – Cowboys and Indians Play by Maida Withers

[embed]http://vimeocom/100928731[/embed] 1992 - Short solo dance and written text spoken by Maida Withers - a view of the west as a cowgirl and the great granddaughter of pioneering settlers in Utah  Presents that wit that underlies many of Withers' works - ...

Put on the Music…Let’s Dance (1975)

1975 or 1976 - This performance took place at the Washington Project for the Arts on 1227 G Street NW, Washington, DC  The space was a very large space (third floor) with high ceiling and a red brick wall for ...

Fare Well: Tipping Point

[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 ...

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, ...