Category Archives: Site Work

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 - ...

GW Dance Technique as Performance

[embed]https://vimeocom/211768902[/embed] In 2017, five dancers, students at George Washington University, studied with Maida Withers, to explore a course, Dance Technique as Performance The course was divided into four segments After three weeks of studying movement and movement phrases, the students performed ...

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 ...

Dance and Politics: Couch Conversation

2016 DANCE AND POLITICS: COUCH CONVERSATION & PERFORMANCE   International choreographers and activist artists, Maida Withers, Washington, DC, and Annika B Lewis, Denmark, engage, irreverently, in dialogue and performance exploring questions of politics and culture, today, in the USA and Europe           "Out of ...

Anonyty / Parts Unknown

Photos by Shaun Schroth 2015 Anonyty explores the intimate boundary between our physical and digital identities, by bringing to life digital people that interact in our real world through movement and dance - a collaboration of Maida Withers and Brian Kane, ...

MASQUERADE BALL – Blind Whino (40th Anniversary Celebration)

[embed]https://vimeocom/111740161[/embed] [embed]https://vimeocom/111806662[/embed] 2014 - In celebration of Maida Withers Dance Construction Company’s 40th anniversary, Art Whino is throwing a Masquerade Ball at Blind Whino: SW Arts Club, full of mystery and surprise This full sensory experience will combine performance art with experimental ...

A Moving Interview, Maida Withers, Argentina

https://wwwfacebookcom/events/1471671336428768/ 2014 - "A Moving Interview" Maida Withers participated in an interview sponsored by AMovEr and Lujan Oulton, Objeto-á Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina Maida was in Argentina following the MindFluctuations residency in Sao Paulo, Brazil at the Institute of Mathematics and ...

Matrimony – To Sink or Swim!

2013 - Two couples, dressed in full wedding attire, frolic dangerously on the edge of the swimming pool, eventually submerging and reemerging in the passionate wrestle for survival- a metaphor for marriage - to sink or swim!  Dancers perform to ...

Collision Course – a.k.a. Pillow Talk (Film Short 7:24)

2011 - Film Short This intriguing film features three estranged characters, Nate Bond, Anthony Gongora, Giselle Ruzany, body parts wrapped in large white bed pillows secured to body parts with packaging tape These became body appendages - an armor of ...

Invocation to Sustainability

2010 - Under the direction of Maida Withers, dancers from the Utah Repertory Dance Theatre (2010) performed the opening ceremony at "The Friends" Angels Landing, dancing with hand-held chimes at the kick-off event for the 4th Amazing EarthFEST in Kanab, ...

Freedom of Information – 24 Hour Dance

[embed]https://vimeocom/473593512[/embed] 2008 - 24-hour endurance event with Maida blindfolded and with ears plugged In response to the ongoing US military presence in Afghanistan and Iraq, Miguel Gutierrez, NYC, invited artists across the country to participate in Freedom of Information 2008 The ...