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PAST EVENTS (2016-2021)

February 2, 9, 2021
Same but Different workshops for community members and educators
The Flynn Center for the Performing Arts

Burlington, VT (Online)

March 4, 2021
Same but Different performance followed by a workshop for students and professors. 

Northern Vermont University
Johnson, VT (Online)

 

April 2, 2021
Same but Different performance followed by two online community events in Advanced Beginning Dance course and the Anti-Racism Storycircle.

Middlebury Performing Arts Series
Middlebury, VT (Online)


May 14, 20, 2021
Same but Different workshops with elementary schools across Vermont.
The Flynn Center for the Performing Arts

Burlington, VT (Online)
 

June 22 - 28, 2021
Same But Different residency
Dance The Yard

Chilmark, MA
Same but Different podcast (10 episodes) recorded during residency.

July 21, 2021
Same but Different performance and Q and A

Bates Dance Festival
Lewiston, ME (Online)

 

October 10, 2021
Same but Different performance followed by live Q and A: The Opportunity to Improvise,

Spiritual Makerspace service
Springfield Unitarian Universalist Church
Springfield, VT (online)

 

Fall 2021
Same but Different performance
Faculty at Home series through Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT (online)

Nov 2021
Same but Different performance / presentation
The National Center for Race Amity conference

Oct 26, 2021
Learning to Walk the Talk online series with Christal Brown and hosted by Aysha
Upchurch

Dance Complex
Boston, MA (online)

 

Jan 2022
Same but Different - Artist Spotlight
The National Performance Network Conference 
New Orleans, LA (online)

 

July 2021 - March 2022
Regional Dance Develop Initiative (RDDI) selected artist
The Regional Dance Development Initiative (RDDI) provides professional development
for dance artists in regions across the U.S. through programs designed to clarify
language, identify strategies, and build networks.
The New England Foundation for the Arts

 

July 25 - August 1, 2021
RDDI: New England Now Professional Development Lab for Selected Artists
A deep-dive with a cohort of regional peers, faculty, and mentors. Selected artists will
articulate their artistic vision and goals, examine their creative process, and clarify how
these two inform and meet one another. Artists will devise strategies to develop and
present their work for, to, and with the community in the most fully realized form.
Bates Dance Festival
Lewiston, ME

 

September 29 – October 2, 2021

RDDI: New England Now Intersections Summit for Selected Artists and Regional
Industry Leaders

An opportunity to foster a culture of abundance through intentional sharing, learning,
and community building that reimagines New England dance thriving.

 

March 14–March 20, 2022
New England Now Platform for Selected Artists, additional Curated Artists, and New
England Dance Cultural Organizers
Institute of Contemporary Arts/Boston (ICA) in partnership with Global Arts Live
Boston, MA
Performance of Funerals for My Father

March 3, 2022
Same but Different
The Pegasus Springs Learning Series (online)

 

March 25 - 27, 2022
American College Dance Association Organizer & Co-Host
Middlebury College Dance Department and University of Vermont
Middlebury College, VT
Performance of Funerals for My Father

 

April 9, 10, 2022
Same but Different performance and A Body of Knowledge workshop for Educators

Dance Complex
Cambridge MA


April 14, 2022
Faculty Dance Concert - Performance of Funerals for My Father

Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT

OCT 12, 2021 (4:15-5PM ET)

Faculty at Home: Insight and conversation with Middlebury professors

Same but Different: Turning curiosity into an artistic reflection on race, age, gender, and surviving life.  

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OCT 10, 2021 (10-11AM ET)

Christal Brown and Lida join Springfield Vermont UU Church for virtual Spiritual Makerspace. The Opportunity to Improvise 

Followed by Same but Different virtual performance and workshop Oct 14th from 7-8:30 pm

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SEPT 29, 2021 (6:30PM ET) - OCT 2, 2021 

Regional Dance Development Initiative: New England Now's Intersections Summit

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JULY 25 - AUGUST 1, 2021

Regional Dance Development Initiative: Professional Development Lab

Bates Dance Festival

Lewiston, ME

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JULY 19-23, 2021

Same but Different - virtual classes and performance

Bates Dance Festival

Lewiston, ME

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JUNE 22-28, 2021

Same but Different residency (in person)

The Yard

Chilmark, MA

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MAY 22, 2021 (5PM PACIFIC)

In Search of Air and pannel discussion on learning disabilities.

International Dyslexia Association-Oregon Branch

(online conference) 

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APRIL 6, 2021 (7:30PM EASTERN)

Same but Different virtual performance followed by live Q and A

Middlebury Performance Arts Series

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APRIL 6, 2021

Same but Different - A Body of Knowlege - workshops for educators

Northern Vermont University 

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MARCH 11, 2021

Same but Different virtual performance followed by live Q and A

Northern Vermont University

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JAN 30, 2021 (7PM Eastern)

Flynn Center for the Performing Arts (Burlington, VT)

"Same But Different" Performance​

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OCT 2020

MindMingle: Inspiring Schools to be Innovative 12th International Education Conference

"In Search of Air: Growing up Dyslexic" Guest Performer

Malviya Nagar, New Delhi

More info

 

SEPT 25, 2020

WYCBX Yale Radio

Museum of Non Visible Art podcast interview

Online

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SEPT 2020

Landmark College

"In Search of Air: Growing up Dyslexic" Guest Speaker

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AUGUST  2020

Carnegie Mellon University, School of Fine Art

Speaker on a panel of artists with Maree ReMalia and Christal Brown

Online

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JULY 2020

Black Beauty Dance  - Guest Teacher

Bates Dance Festival

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JULY 2020

Young Dancers - Guest Teacher

Bates Dance Festival

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TO BE RESCHEDULED: MARCH 8-15, 2020

IMAGINARY residency, performances, and community workshops utilizing dance, theater and storytelling, exploring imagination and perception.

Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT

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TO BE RESCHEDULED: MARCH 21, 2020

International Dyslexia Association local branch

In Search of Air: Growing up Dyslexic" Guest Performer 

Atlanta, GA

More info

 

JAN 16, 2020

In Search of Air: Growing up Dyslexic performance

free and open to public​

Mahaney Center for the Arts, Middlebury College, VT

November 6-9, 2019
Keynote Presenter, International Dyslexia Association National Conference
Portland, OR

August 21, 2019
In Search of Air: Growing up Dyslexic performance followed by interactive workshops on art, disability and education.
​Addison County School District, Vermont

July 31, 2019
Betsy Miller's american/woman performance. Betsy is choreographing a solo piece for a woman dance artist from each New England state. Lida will be Ms Vermont.
Mays Center, Bates Dance Festival, Lewiston, ME

July 28-August 4, 2019
Bates Dance Festival for professional development and training
Bates Dance Festival, Lewiston, ME

July 20-27, 2019
IMAGINARY residency, performances, and community workshops utilizing dance, theater and storytelling, exploring imagination and perception.
Bates Dance Festival, Lewiston, ME

July 8, 2019
In Search of Air: Growing up Dyslexic performance followed by interactive workshops on art, disability and education for educators and trainers.
WILSON Language Training, Portsmouth, NH

June 21-22, 2019
In Search of Air: Growing up Dyslexic performance followed by interactive workshops on art, disability and education.
Main Street Theater, Gloucester, MA

​May 23-24th, 2019
Mentorship with Susan Sgorbati, Director for the Advancement of Public Action
Bennington College, Bennington, VT

May 22, 2019
Tai-chi intensive training with Kristen Berkowitz
Shelburne, VT

May 18, 2019
Casco Bay Movers - improvisation workshops with teenagers
​Portland, ME

​​April 25, 2019
In Search of Air: Growing up Dyslexic performance followed by interactive workshops on art, disability and education for educators and students.
Dublin School, Dublin, NH

April 18, 2019
Middlebury College faculty dance concert
Mahaney Center for the Arts, Middlebury, VT

April 3-7, 2019
American College Dance Association Regional Conference
Plymouth, NH

​March 11-15, 2019
Barbara E. Murphy Fellowship residency and performances, Northern Vermont University
Johnson, VT

March 7, 2019
Body of Knowledge: Lida Winfield and Christal Brown lead an experiential investigation of identity through movement, writing and reflection. ​
Addison County, VT

February 5, 2019
Body of Knowledge: Lida Winfield and Christal Brown lead an experiential investigation of identity through movement, writing and reflection. 
Addison County, VT

​January 29, 2019
In Search of Air: Growing up Dyslexic performance, free and open to public​
Mahaney Center for the Arts, Middlebury College, VT

January 25th & 26th, 2019
Dance Company of Middlebury final performance, Warrior Work
Mahaney Center for the Arts, Middlebury College, VT

​January 17-20, 2019
Dance Company of Middlebury tour
Montreal, Canada

January 10-13, 2019
Dance Company of Middlebury tour
Boston, MA

December 13-16, 2018
National Performance Network Annual Conference. Lida will be presenting an artist workshop.
Pittsburgh, PA

December 8-9, 2018 @ 7:30 PM
Betsy Miller's american/woman performance. Betsy is choreographing a solo piece for a woman dance artist from each New England state. Lida will be Ms Vermont.

​MAGMA, Gloucester, MA

November 4, 2018 @ 10:00 AM
TEDx Middlebury 2018: (Un)hinged
Lida will be a speaker at Middlebury's TEDx talk.
Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT

October 30, 2018
New England Foundation for the Arts Idea Swap
Worcester, MA

October 25, 2018
​Keynote speaker, International Dyslexia Association
Foxwoods, CT

​September 14, 2018 @ 7:30 PM
In Search of Air: Growing up Dyslexic performance followed by interactive workshops on art, disability and education for educators.
Salem State, Salem, MA

August 15, 2018
IMAGINARY performance on Inside/Outside stage
​Jacob's Pillow, Becket, MA

August 13-16, 2018
​Community workshops utilizing dance, theater and storytelling, exploring imagination and perception in connection with IMAGINARY performance.
Jacob's Pillow, Becket, MA

August 6-12, 2018
​Residency for IMAGINARY
​Vermont Performance Lab, Guilford, VT

July 16-22, 2018
In Search of Air: Growing up Dyslexic performance followed by interactive workshops on art, disability and education.
The Yard, Chilmark, MA

June 22-July 13, 2018
The Bates Dance Festival, Young Dancers Workshop.  I will be teaching Improvisation and Composition.
Bates College, Lewiston, ME

May 18 &  May 21-25, 2018
Confluence Project with Vermont Performance Lab
​Marlboro Elementary School, VT

​​​May 12-13, 2018 @ 12-4 PM
​Improvisational Lab, in conjunction with the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
(Instructors: Lida Winfield & ​Susan Sgorbati)

​May 11, 2018
Confluence Project with Vermont Performance Lab
Marlboro Elementary School, VT

​​April 27, 2018
Confluence Project with Vermont Performance Lab
Marlboro Elementary School, VT

April 19, 2018 @ 8 PM
Middlebury College faculty dance concert
Mahaney Center for the Arts, Middlebury College, VT

April 13, 2018
Confluence Project with Vermont Performance Lab
​Marlboro Elementary School, VT

​March 26-27, 2018
In Search of Air: Growing up Dyslexic performance followed by interactive workshops on art, disability and education for educators.
Johnson College, Johnson, VT

March 17-18, 2018 @ 12-4 PM
​Improvisational Lab, in conjunction with the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
(Instructors: Hannah Dennison & Lida Winfield)
FlynnSpace, Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Burlington, VT

February 24, 2018  4:00 PM
​Workshop in connection with the IMAGINARY premiere: dance, theater and exploration of imagination.
​​FlynnSpace, Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Burlington, VT

​February 23-24, 2018
IMAGINARY Premiere
FlynnSpace, Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Burlington, VT

February 19-25, 2018
​Residency for IMAGINARY.
FlynnSpace, Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Burlington, VT

February 6, 2018
In Search of Air: Growing up Dyslexic performance followed by interactive workshops on art, disability and education.
Bates College, Lewiston, ME

January 17, 2018    4:30 PM
In Search of Air: Growing up Dyslexic performance, free and open to public​
​Mahaney Center for the Arts, Middlebury College, VT

December 14 - 18, 2017
National Performance Network Annual Conference.
San Francisco, CA

December 10 - 14, 2017
Residency for IMAGINARY.
Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT

​December 2 - 3, 2017
Improvisation Laboratories: Presented by the University of VT Dance Program and the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts. (for beginning improvisers) (Instructors: Lida Winfield & Hannah Dennison)
Mann Gym on UVM Campus, Burlington, VT

October 28, 2017
Interdisciplinary Performance Making workshop.
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Burlington, VT 

October 20 - 24, 2017
Residency for IMAGINARY.
Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT

September 30 - October 1, 2017
New England Choreographers Retreat at Jacob's Pillow.
Jacob's Pillow, Becket, MA

September 1 - 4, 2017
​Residency for IMAGINARY.
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Burlington, VT

August 7 - 13, 2017
Residency for IMAGINARY.
​Contemporary Dance & Fitness Studio, Montpelier, VT

June 23 - July 14, 2017
The Bates Dance Festival, Young Dancers Workshop.  I will be teaching Improvisation and Composition in addition to performing ​In Search of Air: Growing up Dyslexic.
Bates College, Lewiston, ME​

June 15 - 24, 2017
Florida Dance Association.  I will be teaching Improvisation and Composition in addition to performing ​In Search of Air: Growing up Dyslexic.
​University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

April 29 - 30, 2017
Breathe: A Multidisciplinary Water Opera created by Gabriel Forestieri.
Middlebury College. Middlebury, VT

April 20, 2017
Movement Matters: 2 Years in Process.  
Mahaney Center for the Arts, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT

April 13, 2017
Lecture Demonstration with Ellen Smith Ahern of Long Gone.
​Mahaney Center for the Arts, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT

​February 17, 2017
In Search of Air: Growing up Dyslexic performance followed by interactive workshops on art, disability and education for educators.
Wood Hill Middle School, Andover, MA

February 7 - 8, 2017
In Search of Air: Growing up Dyslexic performance followed by interactive workshops on art, disability and education for educators.
​Shelburne Community School, Shelburne, VT

October 28 - 30, 2016
Interdisciplinary Performance Making  (Open to artists in any performing genre.)
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Burlington, VT

October 16 & December 4, 2016
Looking Deeper: An Intensive for Advanced Improvisers.  Presented by the University of VT Dance Program and the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts.
(Curated by Lida Winfield & Hannah Dennison) (Instructors: Susan Sgorbati & Penny Campbell)
Mann Gym on UVM Campus, Burlington, VT

October 15 & December 2, 2016
Improvisation Laboratories: Presented by the University of VT Dance Program and the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts. (for beginning improvisers) (Instructors: Lida Winfield & Hannah Dennison)
Mann Gym on UVM Campus, Burlington, VT

August 5 - 18, 2016
Ruth Zaporah, Action Theatre Workshop
Santa Fe, NM

August 2 - 20, 2016
Artist Retreat with Heather Geoffrey at Ouroboros Studios.
Espanola, NM

June 25 - July 10, 2016
Governor's Institute on the Arts, Improvisation & Composition
Castleton State College, Castleton, VT

June 3 - 5,  2016
Interdisciplinary Performance Making, Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
​Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Burlington, VT

April 26 - 27, 2016
Performance of In Search of Air: Growing Up Dyslexic followed by interactive workshop on art, disability and education for middle school students.
​Hinesburg Middle School, Hinesburg VT

April 18 - 19, 2016
Performance of In Search of Air: Growing Up Dyslexic followed by interactive workshop on art, disability and education for students and facility at Bloomfield College.
​Bloomfield College, Bloomfield, NJ

April 2 - 3, 2016
Performance of In Search of Air: Growing Up Dyslexic. Guest speaker for Disability Series.
Clark University, Worcester, MA

March 14, 2016
Performance of In Search of Air: Growing Up Dyslexic.  Free and Open to the public.
​Winooski Middle School, Winooski, VT

February 20 - 24, 2016
Guest artist at Skidmore College offering workshops on site specific dance, improvisation and composition.  Performance of In Search of Air: Growing Up Dyslexic
Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

February 15 - 16, 2016
Performance of In Search of Air: Growing Up Dyslexic followed by interactive workshop on art, disability and education for middle school students.
​Winooski Middle School, Winooski, VT

January 11 - 20, 2016
Co-teaching "Radical Humanity: Performance and Activism" with Tiffany Rhynard at Middlebury College.
Middlebury, VT