Category Archives: Stage Works

Monster Man (See MindFluctuations)

[embed]https://vimeocom/128670434[/embed] Monster Man (7:29) (See MindFluctuations) Excerpt of dance from MindFluctuations, evening-length work co-authored by Maida Withers, choreographer and artistic director (Washington, DC), and Tania Fraga, 3D computer artist (Sao Paulo, Brazil) MindFluctuations: Monster Man Choreography and performance by Anthony Gongora Costume by Maida Withers Sculpture/Mask ...

DIGG – a provocative excavation of the current political landscape

"Withers has created a work that spans the human experience of witnessing modern American politics: anxiety, fear, anger, nervous laughter and resilient hope"   Cassie Patterson (2018) "Withers is a dance legend" Carmel Morgan (2018)  [embed]https://vimeocom/250345262[/embed] View Documentary Video View additional content from DIGG: http://vimeocom/264311935 http://vimeocom/261358654 http://vimeocom/258150770 http://vimeocom/234202626 http://vimeocom/261867574 http://vimeocom/261878875 https://vimeocom/250345262 https://vimeocom/250344614 http://vimeocom/258212453 http://vimeocom/390858979   DIGG - a fiercely intimate ...

No More Ping Pong Balls – Intervieux: Maida on Erica

[embed]http://vimeocom/226994154[/embed] No More Ping Pong Balls Performance Intervieux:  Maida on Erica The life of Erica Rebollar, birthday girl and celebrant, exposed through an unclassified, no boundaries interview setup configured in a unexpected disorganization by dance artist friend and provocateur, Maida Withers  Please throw your ...

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 ...

MindFluctuations: Performance

MINDFLUCTUATIONS DANCE, NEUROSCIENCE, VIRTUAL ART, LIVE MUSIC A Java 3D application drives the participants within a metaphorical virtual reality journey World Premiere / Lisner Auditorium March 19, 2015 Washington, DC Click to view: Full-length Performance (1:22:33) For CYBERWORLDS Click HERE: [embed]https://vimeocom/126002412[/embed] MindFluctuations: Sections performed independently [embed]https://vimeocom/192285756[/embed] Monster Man: https://vimeocom/128670434 [embed]https://vimeocom/128670434[/embed] Woman: https://vimeocom/129210568 [embed]https://vimeocom/129210568[/embed] MindFluctuations, a groundbreaking collaboration between dance, neuroscience, ...

Offering

MindFluctuation: Offering [embed]https://vimeocom/192285756[/embed] Solo from MindFluctuations,  created and performed by Maida Withers; Virtual Worlds by Tania Fraga, 3D Computer Artists, Sao Paulo, Brazil  See MindFluctations for complete information

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 ...

Electronic Bodies

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, an evening of dance ...

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 ...

InVoluntary Encounters

2012 - Maida Withers Dance Construction Company and guest artist choreographers and dancers from NYC, Boston and Japan create an interactive event of dance, live video feed, film, and electronic music that features improvisations by choreographers who perform and a ...

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 ...

Naked Truth

[embed]https://vimeocom/16730232[/embed] 2010 - Naked Truth, an exquisite, meticulously designed  trio choreographed by Maida Withers with dancers Anthony Gongora, Tzveta Kassaabova, and Giselle Ruzany - three seasoned and deeply dedicated international dance artists Original music is composed and performed live by Steve ...

Hekuras – Spirits of the Rainforest (USA)

[caption id="attachment_4670" align="alignnone" width="4600"] 2010 - Hekuras - Spirits of the Rainforest was first created in São Paulo, Brazil  (2002) with Brazilian dancers during a three-week residency  The version presented in Washington, DC  maintained some of the thematic movement materials, ...