Category Archives: Films

Obsession – America’s Obsession with Sex

[embed]http://vimeocom/8054192[/embed] 1987 - This evening-length performance is a commentary on the sexual revolution starting with Elvis Presley "Made in the USA" view of sex created by Maida Withers is performed by Maida Withers Dance Construction Company and Nuvieux Music Ensemble Obsession occurs ...

Karin Dances With Rings (Film 3:58)

1987 - A video mix of Peiperl's Rings - a kinetic light sculpture in water and polarized light - with an excerpt of movement from Maida Withers' choreography State of the Art, danced by Karin Serio Video recorded in 1987 ...

State of the Art

1986 - State of the Art examines the conflict of art and the artist in American society The rapid development of arts management looms as a potential to independence and innovation by the artist  Press Release:  State of the Art ...

Laser Dance (Fairfax Cable, FCAC-TV)

1985 - Four-part evening-length space odyssey (Part I: Departure; Part II: Quest; Part III, Domain; Part IV, Rites/Skylight/and Departure)  of choreography that takes place inside a large-scale installation of argon laser beams created by Rockne Krebs and Synclavier II music ...

Turf

  1983 -  Turf   An Evening length feminist performance on women Olympians created in honor of the 1984 Olympics to be held in LA, California  Olympic Films  from the German Olympics (1936) and the Olympics in Japan (1962) and the 1976 ...

Dance, Dance, Dance TV Series, NBC

1978  Dance, Dance, Dance was a ten-part series about professions in dance, 30-minutes each program, produced by Sandra Butler and narrated by Maida Withers, consultant  The series was shown in Chicago, Cleveland, Los Angeles, New York City, and Washington, DC Each ...

From Movement to Dance: People, Creatures, Things

  [embed]http://vimeocom/108531246[/embed] 1967 - Maida created this 16mm film as part of her educational engagement with dance for children Maida was an active participant in the inauguration of the USA national Artist-in-Schools initiative that brought artists into public schools for curriculum development ...

TUK I (FILM)

[embed]https://wwwyoutubecom/watch?v=HKlR5x0f8EA&t=23s[/embed] [embed]https://vimeocom/99726485[/embed] [embed]https://wwwyoutubecom/watch?v=HKlR5x0f8EA[/embed] TUK I (1:37) TUK (1:37) (2011) FILM - WEAK FORMATTING TUK (2:29) (2007) FILM Maida Withers and her art partner, Verabel Call Cluff, with the assistance of Joe Pachak, selected four locations (sites) in the Southeastern part of the State of Utah to ...

Sky Cathedrals – Media Project (Film 15:00)

1987 - Video project, "Obelisks,"  by Adam Peiperl, visual artist combined with dance on video  The sculptural objects created by Adam have  kaleidoscopic effect of based on the materials used to create the sculptures moving on a rotating plate as ...

MWDCCo 1974 – 2006

Video excerpts of select dances from Maida Withers Dance Construction Company archives  Concept/Choreography by Maida Withers with dancers  Video currently on display on maidadancecom opening page  Assembled for the Maida Withers: A Choreographer's Life, Exhibition in the Dimock Gallery" [embed]https://vimeocom/103766078[/embed] Excerpts - Maida ...

Dance Construction Company 1974 – 2006

[embed]http://vimeocom/16188943[/embed] Dance Construction Company: 1974-2006 (31:23) "This video is part of the Washington Project for the Arts (WPA) Catalyst anniversary exhibition that highlights 35 years of WPA's history The WPA retrospective curated by JW Mahoney demonstrates the continuing uniqueness, resilience, and catalytic ...

Naked Truth – Tzveta Solo With Film Installation

[embed]https://vimeocom/73873364/[/embed] 2012 - Tzveta Kassabova performs with Film Installation of Tzveta dancing her solo from Naked Truth as part of Involuntary Encounters Event in Dorothy Betts Marvin Center: An evening of dance by dance artists, friends and former dancers with MWDCCo 2012 ...