Dance With the Earth: Spirit or Spectacle

Celebrating the Land and Life of the Colorado Plateau

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Dance With The Earth:  Spirit and Spectacle
Sunday, October 4, 2020
5:00 pm (ET) or 3:00 pm (MT)

Join Maida Withers, Artistic Director, Maida Withers Dance Construction Company and Professor of dance at George Washington University, on ZOOM in exploring Earth as a source for artistic content, and Kanab, Utah as the artist’s place of birth. Enjoy adventures and excerpts on film of dancers in the spectacular lands of Southern Utah and the Four Corners region with the award winning choreographer, dancer, and filmmaker.

Experience the Earth and the art of dance in new and challenging environments and engage in conversation about making dance works that reveal ancient and contemporary knowledge through the arts. In this presentation, Maida Withers will show films of dancers on location in Utah and in performance at Lincoln Center Out of Doors, Great Dance in the Band Shell in New York City.

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Coral - MRW stand 2 hands together sand fall,sld
andS Cycles_Maida Withers; Photo Verabel C Cluff

MRW silhouette on dunes with fabric wings
Sands Cycles_Maida Withers; Photo Verbel C. Cluff
Tukuhnikivatz_Maida Withers; Muley Point, Utah