Category Archives: Stage Works

Investigation of Late

2002 - Maida created and performed a duet with Lotta Lundgren, dancer from Sweden, for the concert Five Views - 5 Companies that was produced in the Dorothy Betts Marvin Theatre, May 3 and 4, 2002 in Washington, DC Investigation of Late ...

Surveillance

2001 and 2002 - Dance was an early commentary on surveillance technques coming into lives of everyday people Women's trio with projected real-time interactive images originating from the wireless video camera worn on the chest of dancer, Kerry Joyce  First performed ...

Dance of the Auroras – Fire in the Sky, DC

[embed]https://vimeocom/102248165[/embed] 2001  A Four Part performance: I: "The Sun/Virtual Sun" II: "Solar Wind Towards Magnetosphere" III: "Magnetic Storm Seen from Above" IV: "View from the Earth" "A poetic journey through space using real-time interaction with cyber worlds and movies and images of the sun and the ...

Dance of the Auroras: Virtual Virgins / Le Sol / Shaman

2000 - Maida Withers Dance Construction Company was honored to be invited to perform as part of the Dance Place 20/20 Visions Anniversary Concert celebrating 20 years of sponsoring and presenting dance  In the year 2000, Dance of the Auroras ...

K.A.C. Int’l Exchange: Dance Concert Improvisation (50 anniversary Taejon. Korea)

[embed]https://vimeocom/102128125[/embed] 1999 - Jey Young Kim, Korea, Mandy Yim, China, Sarah Slifer and Maida Withers, USA improvised in a concert performance November 15, 1999,  for the KAC International Exchange Modern Dance Festival in Taejon, Korea  Classical Korean musicians played for the ...

Pitfalls – nose to cement and other falling tales told on the way down

[embed]https://vimeocom/92275174[/embed] View: Pitfalls, MWDCC 1999 -Three dancers with MWDCCo perform choreography involving falling and not falling while stories about falling were told by audience members invited to come to the microphone and tell the story during the performance  The trio had it's ...

Dance Works by International Women (Venezuela/DC)

October 31 to November 2, 1997 Maida Withers Dance Construction Company toured to Venezuela to perform with Taller Experimental de Danza Pisorrojo  The Dance Construction Company invited Phffft Dance Company (Cyrus Khambatta) to join in the tour  MWDCCo was honored to ...

Nose to cement and other falling tales told on the way down, GW dancers

[embed]http://vimeocom/88541985[/embed] Please reference Pitfallsnose to cement and fall tales told on the way down  (trio by members of Maida Withers Dance Construction Company) GW Dancers:  The original performance was done by thirteen GW dancers Stories about falling down were recorded by members ...

Nevertheless…Tenderness

1997 - Duet between Maida Withers and Sarah Slifer that features the relationship between a mature woman and a young woman  Toured to Venezuela,  Korea, and Brazil NeverthelessTenderness was performed at the Aula Magna Theatre, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela, ...

Utah * Spirit Place * Spirit Planet * Tukuhnikivatz

1996 - an evening length multimedia installation and performance based on ancient and contemporary earth consciousness commissioned by  Lincoln Center for Lincoln Center Out of Doors, GREAT DANCE in the Band Shell Series, Damrosch Park, New York City, NY   ...

Stone Circle

1995 -  Evening length multimedia collaboration of Maida Withers, choreographer and performer (American), with vocals by Marilia (America/Brazil/Japan/France); Piano by Stephen Lockwood (American); colorful visual/sculpture  elements by Francois Perez (Australia, France/north Africa)  Marillia's songs are based on epoch poetry by Gozo ...

Stone Ring

1995 -  Residency with international artists, Maida Withers, Marilia (Japan/Brazil/America), and Stephen Lockwood in Washington, DC to create an evening-length work performed in Studio J Theatre at GW  The residency was held for the major artists to explore ideas for ...

One Too Many (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

Work created by Maida Withers for the Kuala Lumpur Ballet Company, Kuala Lumpur, West Malaysia under the direction of Lee Lee Lan  (no documentation)  Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (May 22 -29, 1994) Kuala Lumpur Dance Theatre, Director and Founder Lee Lee Lan; Kuala ...

Ancient Lands – Ancient Peoples

1994 - Ancient Lands - Ancient Peoples was an important early part of the development of MWDCCo environment initiatives  The specific concept of Ancient Lands - Ancient Peoples was to develop an association with shamanic powers and their role in ...

Stirrings (Sculpture)

[embed]https://vimeocom/93869877[/embed] 1994 - Stirrings was created, originally, as a multimedia solo for Korean modern dancer, Je Young Kim and performed in Washington, DC with the world premiere in Seoul, Korea at the 13th International Modern Dance Festival, May 2 to 5, ...