Invitation to the Dance – Smithsonian

1977 – Smithsonian Resident Associate Program and the Modern Dance Council of Washington and the Washington Performing Arts Society sponsor invitation to the Dance, an adult lecture series incorporates performances, lecture/demonstration, and lectures by George Gelles, dance critic, Washington Star 1970-76, and Maida Withers, Associate Professor of Dance, The George Washington University.

Maida Withers lectures about specific national and local guest artists along with demonstrations, October 21 through November 25, 1977.  National and local guests include:  Murray Louis Dance Company, NYC October 21; Maida Withers Dance Constructon Company, Washington, DC,October 28; Melvin Deal African Heritage Center Dancers and Drummers, Nov 18; Jan Van Dyke, founder of Dance Project Center for Modern Dance, November 25, 1977.


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