International Tours and Projects

Cambridge, UK (June 26-28, 2019) Maida Withers presented MindFluctuations, a performance/talk, for the artificial intelligence joint conference, Tacit Engagement in the Digital Age,  by the ‘Re-‘Interdisciplinary Network CRASSH (Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities) and the Centre for Music & Science (Faculty of Music) and AI & Society at the University of Cambridge, … Continue reading International Tours and Projects

TOUCH 3 International Festival Arkhangelsk, Russia

2004 – For TOUCH 3 International Modern Dance Festival in Arkhangelsk, Russia, Maida directed an original site-specific work, In Grass Tall, that took place at the Merci Café (elevated space) and related streets in downtown Arkhangelsk, Russia. Performers included Maida Withers, Anthony Gongora, dancers; Linda Lewett, filmmaker, Audrey Chen, vocalist/cellist, a duet company from Finland, … Continue reading TOUCH 3 International Festival Arkhangelsk, Russia

Solovky Island, Gulag Residency, Russia

2004 – Solosphere Project took place on Solovky Island,  White Sea of Russia – Art Angar Contemporary Center for Art (Hanger for the blimp that transported food and materials to the Gulag:  Maida Withers and Anthony Gongora, dancers, Linda Lewett, filmmaker, and Audrey Chen, cellist/vocalist, participated in a unique residency with dancers from Finland and … Continue reading Solovky Island, Gulag Residency, Russia

What’s Happening

Maida Withers Dance Construction Company RedWhiteBlueBlack&Orange: The Art and Dance of Resistance Center for Contemporary Political Art Washington, DC, January 20, 2019 VISOENS URBANAS Sao Paulo, Brazil, April 5-7, 2019 Maida Withers – Dancer Anton Ovchinnikov  (Ukraine) – Dancer Erica Rebollar (USA) – Dancer Yoko K. Sen (USA/Japan) – Sound Steve Hilmy – (USA) – Composer Artists … Continue reading What’s Happening


2012 – MWDCCo was commissioned to perform at the opening gala of Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery, 1632 U Street NW, Washington, DC, September 9, 2012.   Live electronic music was created and performed by Steve Hilmy with dancers Nate Bond, Anthony Gongora, Tzveta Kassabova, and Giselle Ruzany – Maida Withers Dance Construction Company.

InVoluntary Encounters

2012 – Maida Withers Dance Construction Company and guest artist choreographers and dancers from NYC, Boston and Japan create an interactive event of dance, live video feed, film, and electronic music that features improvisations by choreographers who perform and a composer who performs. PROGRAM Duets Plus+ – Based on duet choreography by Maida Withers for … Continue reading InVoluntary Encounters

Tours and Select Performances

Touring and Performances (select events) MWDCCo initiates collaborations internationally and has toured and created works in Russia, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, China, Malaysia, Brazil, Mexico, Guatemala, Venezuela, Costa Rica, France, Germany, Norway, Croatia, Kenya, and other locations. The Company has enjoyed several projects and tours in Russia and Brazil. Tours and projects have been supported … Continue reading Tours and Select Performances