Category Archives: Experimental

Rainforest Awakens II

Tania Fraga Maida Withers Steve Hilmy RAINFOREST AWAKENS II [embed]https://vimeocom/471183584[/embed]  https://vimeocom/470650599 DRESS REHEARSAL LIVE ZOOM REAL-TIME INTERACTIVE BROADCAST WEBINAR interactive telematic performance with maida withers | performance telemática interactiva com maida withers October 21st | 21 de outubro, 2020, 06h30 PM (EDT) – 19h30 (BRT) Support | Apoios: The ...

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 ...

One Minute Wander

  [embed]https://vimeocom/78919495[/embed] 2000 - Following an interview regarding her new dance work-in-progress, Utah Spirit Place Spirit Planet Tukuhnikivatz, Maida Withers was asked by filmmaker Linda Lewett to extend the interview into a "nature" performance by the creek near Maida's ...

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 ...

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)  [embed]https://vimeocom/250345262[/embed] View Documentary Video View additional content from DIGG: https://vimeocom/264311935 https://vimeocom/258150770 https://vimeocom/234202626 https://vimeocom/261867574 https://vimeocom/261878875 https://vimeocom/250345262 https://vimeocom/250344614 https://vimeocom/258212453 https://vimeocom/390858979   2018 DIGG - a fiercely ...

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 ...

Hilda Thorpe Tribute – Artists’ Studio Performance

December 4, 1999 - Birthday tribute to Hilda Thorpe at her Artists' Studio in downtown Alexandria, Virginia Maida collaborated with Thorpe, a brilliant American painter and sculptor - part of the illustrious Washington Color School - on several projects engaging the ...