InVoluntary Encounters

Original Performance on May 5, 2012

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.

Duets Plus+ – Based on duet choreography by Maida Withers for Anthony Gongora/Giselle Ruzany; Tzveta Kassabova/Nate Bond (DCCo) joined by Junichi Fukuda and Sarah Slifer; Electronic music by Steve Hilmy.

Dust to Dust – Blending hindsight / foresight / structure / improvisation (music, voice, dance). Created and performed by Monstah Black and Wendell Cooper, NYC.

Deconstruction of Thresholds Crossed Part 2 – Original choreography by Maida Withers with dancer Anthony Gongora; joined in improvisations by DCCo dancers Nate Bond, Tzveta Kassabova, Giselle Ruzany and guest artists,Monstah Black, Wendell Cooper, & Sarah Slifer. Film by Linda Lewett. Music by Audrey Chen, vocals and cello, and Steve Hilmy, electronic music.

TZVETA – Choreography by Maida Withers and Tzveta Kassabova, dancer, performing with films Tzveta I by Anthony Gongora and Tzveta II by Ayo Okunseinde; Music for film by Steve Hilmy.

Chroma – Improvisation with chroma colored green and orange objects with DCCo and Guest Artists; Music by Steve Hilmy.

Video documentation by Matthew Swift

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