Category Archives: Site Works

White Mansions – Holy Rood Cemetery

1975 - The first performance took place at the newly renovated Washington Project for the Arts space on 1227 G Street NW,  Washington, DC 1975 1975 - A 60 minute site specific performance at Holy Rood Cemetery located in upper Georgetown in Washington, DC ...

Pnumberal Raincoast and other performances

Washington Project for the Arts, Thursday, Feb 27, 1975 and Friday Feb 28, 1975 at 1227 G Street NW (Year in question) Program: Listening Out Loud John Driscoll (Steve Bloom, Joh Driscoll, Phil Edelstein) Wild Song - Julie Schwartz (Thursday only) NOMESPUS (Friday, only)  ...

Dance/Sound Events – Tin Tabernacle Series

1973 - 1974  Maida Withers Dance Construction Company presented five evenings of Dance / Sound events,  the Tin Tabernacle Series, with sculptor/musician, John Driscoll, in a dome-shaped space, Tin Tabernacle (a large gymnasium with a curved roof of tin somewhat ...

Last Lecture Series

1973 - The Last Lecture Series is a national program, an invitational opportunity to give a lecture on a subject of importance or interest  Maida chose to dance and talk about dancing and about things in life that an artist ...

Dance Improvisation Performances

1972 -  Starting in 1972, every six to 10 weeks,  Maida Withers, Brook Andrews, John Bailey, and GW MA graduate students created dance and movement improvisation events in GW's Building K gymnasium and Building J dance studio spaces and in ...

Brazil_Eco ’92_Sugarloaf Mountain Site Work

1992_Maida Withers was invited by Marilyn Wood, international Celebration organization, to participate with "100  International Artists for Ecology" at the United Nation's first global Earth Summit, Eco '92 in Rio de Janeiro A partnering group was the leadership of the ...

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 ...

Gloucester New Arts Festival

Gloucester New Arts Festival (2005-2009) that specialized in site-specific art and theatre performances founded by Sarah Slifer, GW Dance Alumni, in Gloucester, MA - city on the sea outside of Boston  Maida performed a solo, "Rage",   in the theatre;  and perform ...

Re-Re Voltaire – WPA 35th Anniversary – H Street Revitalization

2010 - May 10, 17, & 24, 2010:   Re-Re Voltaire (Cabaret Voltaire) WPA sponsored a site event on H Street in celebration of their 35th Anniversary that  take place  in a vacant lot next to Gallery O/H at 1354 H ...