Evening length multimedia collaboration with Maida Withers, dancer/choreographer; vocalist, Marilia (America/Japan); Piano, Stephen Lockwood (American); colorful and exotic visual elements by Francois Perez (Australia). Marilia's vocals are based on epoch poetry by Gozo Yoshimasu (Japan). The work premiered in Beam Theatre, Tokyo, Japan in 1995.
Stone Circle II
It was on the occasion of this particular trip to Japan that Maida met legendary Butoh founder, Kazuo Ohno. Maida was allowed by Kazuo to video tape him teaching his weekly workshop in Butoh philosophy and technique.
Choreographer/Performer" Maida Withers
Musician / Piano: Stephen Lockwood
Epoch Poet: Gozo Yoshimasu
Visual Elements: Francois Perez
Costumes (Japanese Designer: Ota Jun
Japanese Street Dance: Shibuya