Category Archives: Original Music

Dance Portraits on Screen 2021

[embed]https://vimeocom/544797357[/embed] Dance Portraits on Screen 2021 This film by Maida Withers, choreographer, and Robin Bell, filmmaker, captures a portrait of young dancers, alone on screen for one minute, in Spring 2021 when COVID-19 was slowing down ...

Rainforest Awakens

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

Akademie der Künste Festival (Berlin, Germany)

1981 - West Berlin, Germany (May 1981) Akademie der Künste International Festival (Academy of Arts) established in 1696, invited John Driscoll and MWDCCo to participate in the Festival in 1981  Our involvement included: ▪   3-week Creative Residency: John Driscoll, electronic composer/musician, 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 ...

Changing the System

1974 - The performance at the Columbus Museum of Art featured music by John Driscoll based on the original score, Changing the System (1973), by Christian Wolff   Maida Withers Dance Construction Company was joined by dancers from Ohio State University ...

3D Dance / Future View (Film 4:04)

2002 - Maida Withers collaborates with Dan Sternklar, 3D filmmaker, to create 3D Dance / Future View, a 3D film of an improvised site performance  (Film Short 4:04)  Maida Withers, Nicholette Routhier, and Tommy Parlon dance on a stage set ...

Collision Course – a.k.a. Pillow Talk-Artisphere-

2011 - Three sections of Collision Course - aka Pillow Talk  (Episode 1, Episode 2, Episode 3) were performed at Artisphere, a museum and performance center in Arlington, Virginia, October 21, 2011 The Dome Theatre features a full size film ...