Category Archives: Museums/Galleries

GW Dance Technique as Performance

[embed]https://vimeocom/211768902[/embed] In 2017, five dancers, students at George Washington University, studied with Maida Withers, to explore a course, Dance Technique as Performance The course was divided into four segments After three weeks of studying movement and movement phrases, the students performed ...

BLEEPERS

BLEEPERS Performed at WPA in the upper open theatre space on G Street Props – Five working bleepers (extra for during performance) – check police station for a newer model Lights - Amy Plummer Light Design – same six options, possibly floodlight lights or ...

Dance and Politics: Couch Conversation

2016 DANCE AND POLITICS: COUCH CONVERSATION & PERFORMANCE   International choreographers and activist artists, Maida Withers, Washington, DC, and Annika B Lewis, Denmark, engage, irreverently, in dialogue and performance exploring questions of politics and culture, today, in the USA and Europe           "Out of ...

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, ...

Creating Dance THEN and NOW – Axis Gallery (Manchester, UK)

2013 - Manchester, United Kingdom Maida was guest artist for the Process/Product Symposia, AXIS Gallery, An International Festival and Conference on Improvised Dance, Metropolitan Manchester University, Cheshire Campus Participation included: ??? Exhibition/Installation of MWDCCo dances and films “Creating Dance THEN and NOW” in ...

This Space Occupied (by Maida)

[embed]https://vimeocom/60487039[/embed] 2013 - This Space Occupied (by Maida) is a 4-hour endurance event performed by Maida Withers, dancer/performance artist, with Steve Hilmy, electronic composer-musician? Maida performed in the elevated glass entrance way to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, historic Flagg Building, ...

Vessel

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 ...

Collision Course – a.k.a. Pillow Talk-Artisphere-

2011 - Three sections of Collision Course - aka Pillow Talk? (Episode 1, Episode 2, Episode 3) were performed at Artisphere, a museum and performance center in Arlington, Virginia, October 21, 2011 The Dome Theatre features a full size film ...

FareWell and Hell-O

? ?2008 Alissandru (Alex) Caldiero and Maida Withers performed together at theUtah Arts Festival? Alex was with Maida on the? Salt Lake City Library? Theatre Stage? spontaneously reciting and creating text and projecting the writing onto the background of the ...

Maida Withers: A Choreographer’s Life

April 13 - April 21, 2006 - An exhibition at the Dimock Gallery in Washington, DC - a retrospective of photographs, video, and costumes that celebrates 35 years of innovative works by Washington's noted groundbreaking dancer and choreographer, Maida Withers A ...

LENIN “Memorium” (Krasnoyarsk, Russia)

005 - Evening-length political work created by Maida Withers for the historic Lenin Museum? in Krasnoyarsk Russia with 13 Russian dancers along with Nikolai Shchetnev and three American dance artists The work was first titled, "Memorium"? The work was part ...

Black on Black / Slam and Wham

2004 - Collaboration of Maida Withers and Wendell Cooper, NYC, with American Composers Forum musicians in a performance at Flashpoint, downtown Washington, DC? exhibition and performance space? Our goal was to create an improvised dance where the stage was treated ...