Category Archives: Stage Works

Fare Well – Rising Tide

2009 - a dance work that is part of the Fare Well project, a series of several dances, examines the rising of our oceans and the pollution of the seas and waterways with plastic water bottles and other debris and ...

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, ...

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 ...

Fare Well: Parched Earth – Remembrances from Tomorrow (Kenya, Africa)

2008 -  A dance project that took place in Nairobi, Kenya at the GoDown Center for the Arts  The dance work, Parched Earth, was created in collaboration with nine Kenyan dancers (six men and three women) during a three-week residency ...

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 ...

Thresholds Crossed

2006 - Part I, II, III, IV:   A fusion of East and West that explores the events, ideology and humanistic issues that link the US with the former Soviet Union and contemporary Russia Colored by the implied humor of propaganda ...

TILT by mostly men..a spirited contest

2005 Performance at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage related to the 11th DC International Improvisation Plus+ Festival  The theme of the improvisation was "to tilt" the body  Most of the people in the performance were men  Who can tilt the ...

Shocked and Odd – Live Art (Russia)

2005 - Shocked and Odd - Live  Art was an idea encouraging extreme movement and character concepts for improvisation that took place in Russia with an American living in Amsterdam, two Americans living in the USA, and one dancer from ...

Shocked and Odd (DC)

2004 - Shocked and Odd - Live Art was an idea encouraging extreme movement and character concepts for improvisation that took place in DC with several of the worlds best improvising dancers   Withers states, "Without a question, performing with ...

Sphota Probe with Alex Caldiero

2003 - Alex Caldiero performance poet, scholar, author (Salt Lake City, Utah) performs live his poem, Sphota  Probe, with dancers  Maida Withers and Katia Chupashko  Katia performs Thresholds Crossed SOLO (Katia Chupashko) using a vertical standing casket with light inside ...

Thresholds Crossed – Solo and Duet

(2003)  SOLO: Katia Chupashko, dancer for the first work created by Maida Withers based on the ideas that were evolving for the eventual evening-length performance Thresholds Crossed (2006)  Katia emerged from a red standing casket into a diagonal light  Each time ...

Maida on Maida in the Universe

2003 - One-woman show created and performed by Maida Withers, february 14/15, 2003 in Dorothy Betts Marvin Theatre, Washington, DC  For this work, Withers life and artistic work parallel current scientific ideas and theories of the origin and fate/demise of ...

Maida on Maida in the Universe – Visual Installation

2003 - Video history, selection of segments of choreography by Maida Withers that were projected on stage as a visual installation during the live performance of Maida on Maida in the Universe  In essence Maida compares her creative process with ...

Hekuras (Visual Installation)

2002 - Tania Fraga, Brazilian Computer artist, created original virtual art worlds that became projected environments/installations on stage for the dances - Hekuras - Spirits of the Rainforest (Brazil, 2002) and Hekuras - Spirits of the Rainforest (GW, 2010) The virtual ...

Hekuras – Spirits of the Rainforest (Brazil)

2002 - Original title:  A River Runs Deep; São Paulo, Brazil) Multidimensional dance, computer art, new music based on the mythology and power of the Amazon Rainforest - Spirits of the Rainforest  Created in São Paulo, Brazil during a three-week residency ...