Category Archives: Works

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 & PERFORMANCE: DANCE AND POLITICS   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 the ...

Anonyty / Parts Unknown

            Photos by Shaun Schroth 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, co-authors Maida Withers Dance ...

MindFluctuations

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“Ascenso…una improvisación”A Moving Interview (Buenos Aires, 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 ...

Electronic Bodies – Dance and Music Improvisation

2013 - Maida Withers Dance Construction Company, Anthony Gongora, Giselle Ruzany, Maida Withers and guest, Felipe Oyarzun (Chile) were joined by experimental composers/musicians, John Driscoll, New York, and Steve Hilmy, Washington, DC, to present Electronic Bodies  This FREE improvised performance ...

Chroma

2013 - Late Night Expressions at Joe's Emporium for various art forms (dance, comedy, performance art) MWDCCo dance and music Improvisation performance with a script centered on lime green and orange objects (chair, marley strip, electrical cord, others) that was danced ...

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 ...

Creating Dance THEN and NOW – Axis Gallery (Manchester, UK)

2013 - Manchester, United Kingdom Maida was guest artist for the Process/Product Symposia, AXIS Gallery, An International Festival and Conference on Improvised Dance, Metropolitan Manchester University, Cheshire Campus Participation included: ▪   Exhibition/Installation of MWDCCo dances and films “Creating Dance THEN and NOW” in ...

Collision Course – a.k.a. Pillow Talk (Projected Installation)

2012 - The video is compiled from projected images , a visual installation created for and projected during the evening-length multimedia performance, Collision Course - aka Pillow Talk, choreographed by Maida Withers in collaboration with the Dance Construction Company Alissandru (Alex) ...

This Space Occupied (by Maida)

2013 - This Space Occupied (by Maida) was a 5-hour endurance event performed by Maida Withers, dancer/performance artist, with Steve Hilmy, electronic composer-musician  Maida performed in the elevated glass entrance way to the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC The ...