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Russia – Frank Williams Exhibition, Thresholds Crossed

2007 - For the World Premiere of Thresholds Crossed in Moscow, Russia, the Russian/American project, Frank Williams, an American sculptor living and working in Moscow, presented  in the gallery space at Luna Theatre, an exhibition of his sculptures  Williams work ...

Russia Tour (Arkhangelsk, Moscow, Krasnoyarsk)

2007 Arkhangelsk, Moscow, Krasnoyarsk, Russia - US Embassy Tour (April 2007) Perform: Thresholds Crossed ▪   US Consulate Celebrate America Week; Arkhangelsk, Russia (April 16) ▪   Luna Theatre; Thresholds Crossed, Russian/American dancers; Moscow, Russia (April 26) ▪    International Festival of Dance "Isadora," Krasnoyarsk, Russia (April ...

GULAG (Norilsk, Russia)

2006 Norilsk, Russia (2006) Maida Withers and the Dance Construction Company were invited to participate in the 3rd International Annual Conference “Integrity of Cultural Space or Sum of Territories” in Norilsk, Russia  The conference was founded by Irina Prokhorova, intellectual and manager ...

DC 12th Int’l Improvisation Plus+ Festival

2006 (October 19 to 22) "Extraordinary Sightings" - events in the Penn Quarter, Washington, DC Lotta Lundgren and Amanda Abrams performed a duet for the festival at 1700 K Street, Washington, DC

DC Mayor’s Arts Award – Distinction in a Discipline (Dance)

2006 - Maida Withers received the prestigious DC Mayor's Arts Award - Distinction in a Discipline (Dance) in 2006  The Award Ceremony was held at the John F Kennedy Center for the Arts, Washington, DC This award was given for lifetime ...

DC 11th Int’l Improvisation Plus+ Festival

2005 ( October 13-18, 2005)  The Festival is sponsored by Maida Withers Dance Construction Company, George Washington University Department of Theatre and Dance and Department of Music; Joy of Motion Dance Centers; Improv Arts, Inc; The John F Kennedy Center ...

DC 10th Int’l Improvisation Plus+ Festival

2005 (ctober 13-18,2005) The Festival is sponsored by Maida Withers Dance Construction Company, George Washington University Department of Theatre and Dance, Josephine Butler Parks Center; Joy of Motion, The Netherlands Embassy; Ford Foundation in Russia  This popular festival brings together ...

Russia – TsEKh Int’l Summer School (Moscow)

2005 Moscow, Russia (July 2005) TsEKh (International Center for Choreography and Performance) •   National audition followed by rehearsals for 3 weeks creating Thresholds Crossed Part I during TsEKh International Summer School (est July 3-23, 2005) •   Informal performance of Thresholds Crossed Part I (est ...

Festival of Dance “Isadora” (Krasnoyarsk, Russia)

2005 International Festival of Dance "Isadora," Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, Russia (April 10-17, 2005) •   DCCo perform Shocked and Odd – Live Art II with Nikolai Shchetnev, Russia, Jack Gallagher, (American living in The Netherlands; Megan Thompson, Maida Withers (April 16) •   Create LENIN, site-specific ...

GULAG – Solosphere Project (Solovky Island, Russia)

Solosphere Project on Solovky Island, Russia Two week residency July 2004 Solosphere Project - Industrial Zone on Solovki Island, White Sea, Russia (2004) Withers created site-specific events for the "Solosphere" Project on Solovki Island in the abandoned "Industrial Zone," in or near ...

Russia – Touch 3 Int’l Dance Festival (Arkhangelsk)

2004 Arkhangelsk, Russia (July 2004) TOUCH 3 International Dance Festival, Arkhangelsk, Russia •   Performed Thresholds Crossed (GULAG/Abu Ghraib) Maida, Anthony, Audrey •  Created site specific work with Russian, American and Finnish dancers (downtown street in the location of Café Merci) (July 11-16)

DC 9th Int’l Improvisation Plus+ Festival

2003 (December 5 to 14) - Maida Withers Dance Construction Company, George Washington University Department of Theatre and Dance and Department of Music , and Joy of Motion, Borders Books at Friendship Heights present this popular festival which brings together ...

Russia – Open Look and Touch Festivals (St. Petersburg & Arkhangelsk)

2003 St Petersburg, Russia (July 2003) 5th OPEN LOOK International Dance Festival in St Petersburg, Russia (July 1-10, 2003) •   Perform Dance of the Auroras – Fire in the Sky Performance included collaborators, Tania Fraga, cyber world artists from Brazil; original music by ...

DC 8th Int’l Improvisation Plus+ Festival

2002 (December 6 to 15)- Maida Withers Dance Construction Company,  George Washington University Department of Theatre and Dance, and Joy of Motion present this popular festival which brings together groups and dancers, performance artists and musicians from around the world ...

Five Views_Five Companies

Maida Withers Dance Construction Company, through support of George Washington University's Department of Theatre and Dance presented the following five companies at Dorothy Betts Marvin Theatre, Washington, DC, Friday May 3 and Saturday, May 4, 2002 Companies presented: Dana Tai Soon Burgess ...