Category Archives: Work

Dance Portraits on Screen 2021

2021 Film by Maida Withers, choreographer/filmmaker, and Robin Bell, filmmaker/visual artist, with original music by Steve Hilmy, in collaboration with GWU dance faculty, Erica Rebollar and Anthony Gongora, and GWU dancers The dancers are ...

Tukuhnikivatz

  [embed]https://vimeocom/468693246[/embed] To view  and download Tukuhnikivatz use password:  filmfestivals1313 For discussion of Tukuhnikivatz premiere presentation in Sao Paulo Brazil visit:  https://youtube/vywdsBCnRII/ 2020 - Tukuhnikivatz - Film (40:00) Reedited as a film from the original film installation created for projection on the 60' x 60' ...

Rainforest Awakens II

Tania Fraga Maida Withers Steve Hilmy RAINFOREST AWAKENS: [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 George ...

Rainforest Awakens

RAINFOREST AWAKENS Artists come together "live and online" to explore beauty and crisis in a visionary 3D Rainforest! Maida Withers, noted dance artist, performs in iridescent 3D virtual worlds of Tania Fraga, Brazilian computer artist, in a sonic forest of sound by Steve Hilmy This occurred during the Corona ...

Monster Man (See MindFluctuations)

[embed]https://vimeocom/128670434[/embed] Monster Man (7:29) (See MindFluctuations) Excerpt of dance from MindFluctuations, evening-length work co-authored by Maida Withers, choreographer and artistic director (Washington, DC), and Tania Fraga, 3D computer artist (Sao Paulo, Brazil) MindFluctuations: Monster Man Choreography and performance by Anthony Gongora Costume by Maida Withers Sculpture/Mask ...

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)  [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   DIGG - a fiercely intimate ...

No More Ping Pong Balls – Intervieux: Maida on Erica

[embed]http://vimeocom/226994154[/embed] No More Ping Pong Balls Performance Intervieux:  Maida on Erica The life of Erica Rebollar, birthday girl and celebrant, exposed through an unclassified, no boundaries interview setup configured in a unexpected disorganization by dance artist friend and provocateur, Maida Withers  Please throw your ...

GW Dance Technique as Performance

[embed]https://vimeocom/211768902[/embed] In 2017, five dancers, students at George Washington University, studied with Maida Withers, to explore a course, Dance Technique as Performance The course was divided into four segments After three weeks of studying movement and movement phrases, the students performed ...

BLEEPERS

BLEEPERS Performed at WPA in the upper open theatre space on G Street Props – Five working bleepers (extra for during performance) – check police station for a newer model Lights - Amy Plummer Light Design – same six options, possibly floodlight lights or ...

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, ...