Category Archives: Turn of the Century (2000-2020)

60 MOVES with FUTURE GAZE

USA / UKRAINE CHOREOGRAPHY:  MAIDA WITHERS, USA  -  ANTON OVCHINNIKOV, Ukraine ELECTRONIC COMPOSER/MUSICIAN, STEVE HILMY,  USA 60TH GALA ANNIVERSARY of the NATIONAL EXHIBITION CENTER OF UKRAINE WORLD PREMIERE "60 MOVES with FUTURE GAZE" “scattering the ruins of the past for the sake of the future” Site Performance - ...

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)  https://vimeocom/390858979 2018 DIGG - a fiercely intimate multimedia performance experience created and ...

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 ...

Dance and Politics: Couch Conversation

2016 DANCE AND POLITICS: COUCH CONVERSATION & PERFORMANCE   International choreographers and activist artists, Maida Withers, Washington, DC, and Annika B Lewis, Denmark, engage, irreverently, in dialogue and performance exploring questions of politics and culture, today, in the USA and Europe           "Out of ...

Anonyty / Parts Unknown

Photos by Shaun Schroth 2015 Anonyty explores the intimate boundary between our physical and digital identities, by bringing to life digital people that interact in our real world through movement and dance - a collaboration of Maida Withers and Brian Kane, ...

Chain of Events

Video, Kennedy Center Archives:  http://wwwkennedy-centerorg/explorer/videos/?id=M6136&type=A December 8, 2014 - Chain of Events sheer imaginative fallout of movement Presented by Kennedy Center Millennium Stage Date/Time:  December 8, 2014 at 6:00 to 6:50  pm, FREE Location: Kennedy Center Theatre Lab; 2700 F Street, NW Washington, ...

Collision Course – Gala Opening Smith Center for Healing and the Arts

[embed]https://wwwflickrcom/photos/103468415@N07/14219371009/[/embed] MWDCCo performed an improvised version of Collision Course for the Gala Opening of the Smith Center for Healing and the Arts in their renovated gallery at 1632 U Street, NW, Washington, DC  Dancers Nate Bond, Tzveta Kassabova, Anthony Gongora, and ...

Dance In – Art Museum of the Americas and OAS

[embed]https://vimeocom/105550414[/embed] 2001 - Dance In - an evening-length site performance at the Art Museum of the Americas and site work in the Garden of the Organization of American States in Washington, DC with 30 Washington, DC dance and music artists that ...

FareWell: Comments by Choreographer Maida Withers

[embed]https://vimeocom/7113850[/embed] 2009 -  FareWell - To the End of the World As We Know It OR Dancing Your Way to Paradise! was presented at Performatica: Foro Internacional de Danza Contemporanea y Artes del Movimiento, San Andres Cholula, Puebla, Mexico, 2009  During ...