Russian Tours and Projects, 1997-2016

MAIDA WITHERS and the DANCE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY RUSSIAN TOURS AND PROJECTS, 1997 to 2016 Yekaterinburg, Russia (August 26-28, 2016) Small-format Contemporary Dance Festival curated by Ekaterina Zharinova, Director. Maida Withers performs ICEBERGS: Fault Line;  original music by Steve Hilmy; poetry by David McAleavey and Alex Caldiero. http://maidadance.com/works/fault-line/ ▪  Yekaterinburg History Museum Moscow, Krasnoyarsk, Arkhangelsk, Russia … Continue reading Russian Tours and Projects, 1997-2016

ICEBERGS: Glacial Drift

ICEBERGS National Building Museum Washington, DC presents GLACIAL DRIFT – PREMIERE Cool Evening with ICEBERGS Dance, Music, and Poetry in the Surreal Underwater-World of  ICEBERGS        Promo, teaser videos: https://vimeo.com/390212917; Teaser http://vimeo.com/188004222 (02:21); Teaser Youtube  : http://youtube.com/watch?v=EDehEZkThW4&feature=emb_logo *(02:21);  Promo (00:39): http://vimeo.com/188015654;   GLACIAL DRIFT was one of National Building Museum’s Block Party Late Nights that … Continue reading ICEBERGS: Glacial Drift

New Media Caucus Showcase

                            Maida Withers Dance Construction Company in Showcase International New Media Caucus, College Art Association Conference WHO: Maida Withers with Dance Construction Company dancers. Felicia Avalos & Anthony Gongora WHAT: New Media Caucus Showcase, College Art Association Annual Conference. presents video and live performance excerpts of MindFluctuations, an innovative dance, computer art, neuroscience, electronic music … Continue reading New Media Caucus Showcase

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, co-authors. Maida Withers Dance Construction Company, Felicia Avalos, Anthony Gongora, and Jezel Modell, perform … Continue reading Anonyty / Parts Unknown

David Page

Born in Cape Town, South Africa, David Page earned a National Diploma in Fine Arts from the Cape Tecnikon in 1986 and received an MFA from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2002. Recent solo shows include The Object is Dead at Jordan Faye Contemporary in Baltimore and God and Lunchmeat at Old Dominion University. … Continue reading David Page

Collision Course – Gala Opening Smith Center for Healing and the Arts

MWDCCo performed an improvised version of Collision Course for the Gala Opening of the Smith Center for Healing and the Arts in their renovated gallery at 1632 U Street, NW, Washington, DC.  Dancers Nate Bond, Tzveta Kassabova, Anthony Gongora, and Giselle Ruzany performed with Steve Hilmy, composer/musician. Rehearsal Photos in StudioCollage by Anthony Gongora

Where Where IS! Media Production

2011 – MWDCCo established Where Where IS! – a production company for creating dance films. The founding members included  Ludovic Jolivet, Anthony Gongora, Steve Hilmy,  Ayo Okunseinde, Giselle Ruzany,  and Maida Withers.   Filmmakers, composer, dancers joined together to create dance video shorts for the DANCE:FILMS event at Artisphere in 2011.  

Where Where IS Productions!

Filmmaking arm of MWDCCo – Artists include: Anthony Gongora (dancer/filmmaker), Ludovic Jolivet (dancer/filmmaker) Steve Hilmy (composer/musician),  Maida Withers (dancer/filmmaker), Shaun Schroth (photographer), Alex Caldiero (writer/performance artist), others as projects demand.