Category Archives: Eras

LEGACY Project

Corcoran Flagg Building Washington, DC World Premiere: October-November, 2022                                                   LEGACY, A NEW PERFORMANCE INSTALLATION AND EXHIBITION being created, challenges assumptions of ...

Art Soiree – Club Dancing

[embed]http://vimeocom/83694925[/embed] 2012- Maida Withers Dance Construction Company was invited to perform at a rock party at an extreme and very large dance club on the DC/Maryland border - Nate Bond, Giselle Ruzany, Maida Withers  The sponsors presented very curious events to ...

Re-Re Voltaire – WPA 35th Anniversary – H Street Revitalization

2010 - May 10, 17, & 24, 2010:   Re-Re Voltaire (Cabaret Voltaire) WPA sponsored a site event on H Street in celebration of their 35th Anniversary that  take place  in a vacant lot next to Gallery O/H at 1354 H ...

Essays Part I: Of the Mind; Part II: Of the Heart

1966 - Choreography with GW dancers explores the balance and conflict between the impulses of the mind and that of the heart  Obviously that was of concern to the artist in the emerging Post-Modern expressive conversation Of the Heart Of the Mind Of ...

Improvisation _ Washington Project for the Arts

1975 Washington Project for the Arts was founded in 1975 by the art impresario Alice Denney, organizer of the legendary NOW Festival in 1966  Artists joined in cleaning out the bird dung in a vacated building that was formerly a building ...

Catalyst (UnDress)

2011  Anthony Gongora and Tzveta Kasabova, MWDCCo dancers, danced throughout  American University's Katzen Center for the Arts, Washington, DC  while taking clothes off and putting clothes on (no nudity) while doing a complex male/female duet for the Washington Project for ...

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 ...