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3-D Dance - Future View

Maida Withers, Maida Withers Dance Construction Company, collaborated with Dan Sternklar, (http://view3dtv) to create a 3-d video of dancers in stage set of pipes and platforms The 3-d video was shot by Dan with a homemade 3-d video camera ... more »

ABC-TV Interview for City Dance

1977 - Washington Performing Arts Society (WPAS) Chairman of the Board, Ken Crosby, was interviewed on ABC-TV about the Series, City Dance, presented at the Warner Theatre in 1977 Maida Withers and Brook Andrews performed excerpts from Put on ... more »

Ancient Lands…Ancient Peoples

1994 – Ancient Lands – Ancient Peoples was an important early part of the development of the environment era The concept was to develop an association with shamanic powers and roles in more ancient cultures The work was ... more »

Butoh Workshop

1995 - Maida was invited to observe Kazuo Ohno teach his regular Wednesday evening class in his home studio, Kamihoshikawa, built in 1961in Hodogaye, Yokohama, Japan Kuzuo Ohno had generously given Maida several personal videos of himself performing ... more »

Catching Butterflies and Other Things That Move (Rehearsal)

1979 Catching Butterflies and Other Things That Move (1979) A movement structure of interrupting and being interrupted The choreography originated out of movements from Phase Tracing II The movements required to interrupt and stop a dancer became movements in ... more »

Catching Butterflies and Other Things That Move - TV Ad - Promotion

1978/79 Catching Butterflies and Other Things That Move (1979) A movement structure of interrupting and being interrupted The choreography originated out of movements from Phase Tracing II The movements required to interrupt and stop a dancer became movements in the ... more »

Catching Butterflies and Other Things That Move

Rehearsal in Dorothy Betts Marvin Theatre Maida Withers, Brook Andrews, Don Zuckerman, Diane Floyd1979 Catching Butterflies and Other Things That Move (1979) A movement structure of interrupting and being interrupted The choreography originated out of movements from Phase Tracing II ... more »

Collision Course - a.k.a. Pillow Talk (7:24) (Film) (2011)

An intriguing site specific performance for Dance USA 20th Annual Conference in Washington, DC at the Swedish House along the Potomac River in Georgetown Three camera shoot documented the performance and rehearsals to create the Collision Course - aka ... more »

Collision Course - a.k.a. Pillow Talk (EXCERPTS 4:14)

EXCERPTS of the evening-length dance-theatre work from associated memories, dreams, and nightmares about the fiction and reality of LUV for the digital age The documentary video of the entire performance is available at: https://vimeocom/58111383 "At the end of the day we ... more »

Collision Course - a.k.a. Pillow Talk: Documentary First Performance

Provocative evening-length dance-theatre work from associated memories, dreams, and nightmares about the fiction and reality of LUV for the digital age "At the end of the day we return to the pillow, the place where thoughts are shared and ... more »

Collision Course - a.k.a. Pillow Talk: Visual Installation/Text (44:21)

Alissandru (Alex) Caldiero, poet and scholar, is the centerpiece of the visual installation and text created by Anthony Gongora for the evening-length multimedia performance, Collision Course - aka Pillow Talk The installation (visuals and text) is not continuous during the performance, ... more »

Collision Course: Episode 1, only

Work in Progress - Stage work of Collision Course - aka Pillow Talk opens with the idea of "pillow talk" and develops into an evening-length performance to premiere in Dorothy Betts Marvin Theatre in downtown Washington,DC December 7 & 8, ... more »

Collision Course_Site Work (TRAILER)(FILM) (00:33)

TRAILER: A somewhat odd and delightful spectacle featuring three estranged characters with body parts wrapped in bed pillows secured with packaging tape like appendages - an armor of protection, an obstacle to overcome Pillows thrown, relationships caught! What ... more »

Corcoran Gallery - Dance in the Atrium, Washington, DC

GW dancers, students of Maida Withers, perform Dance in the Atrium in the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

Couch Conversation & Performance: Dance and Politics

Maida Withers and Annika B Lewis perform at the Arts Club of Washington on Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 1:30 pm These four videos show two examples of political performance projects - two by Maida and two by Annika

Crossing the Edge

A physically aggressive and daring duet danced to a saxophone score The dancers establish a rapport on the Ledge between Earth and Sky Part of Withers Earth (environment consciousness) period Dance Place, January 12 and 13, 1991