Original Performance on November 2, 1997

1997 – Duet between Maida Withers and Sarah Slifer that features the relationship between a mature woman and a young woman.  Toured to Venezuela,  Korea, and Brazil.Maida lean back on SarahClose Maida behind looking as Sarah looks away

Nevertheless…Tenderness was performed at the Aula Magna Theatre, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela, (Nov 1 and 2) under  support of Taller Experimental de Danza Pisorrojo in 1997.  MWDCCo was the first American dance company to perform at the historic Universidad Central de Venezuela, known as the bastion of freedom during the Venezuelan revolution.  We were honored to perform at this location and conduct workshops.

The video shown here is of a performance in 1999  in Korea in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the founding of Taejon City.

Performances in Brazil, July 1999, were part of the 31st Festival de Inverno in Ouro Preto.  Performances occurred in Rio de Janeiro at Casa de Cultura.






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Artists and Collaborators
Cellist - Venezuela
Music - Washington, DC
Other Performances
  • (map) on May 1, 1998
  • K.A.C In'l Exchange Modern Dance Festival(map) on November 15, 1999
  • Casa de Cultura(map) on July 20, 1999
  • Ouro Preto Historic Theatre(map) on July 16, 2014
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