Richard Siegal

Dancer and choreographer Richard Siegal is looking for a fresh new appeal for contemporary dance by working with artists of all genres. In 2005, he founded 'The Bakery' with home bases in Berlin and Paris as a platform for collaborative projects including dancers, musicians, architects and software engineers.

An important element of Siegal's work is the development of his 'If-then' method which references logical equations from science and technology to create choreographic material.

Siegal has previously presented his innovative works during festivals around the world and has been awarded several honours, including the New York Dance and Performance Bessie Award, the S.A.C.D. Prize and the German Theatre prize Der Faust.

He held artist/choreographer-in-residence posts at Bennington College, Vermont, the Center for Arts and Media Technologies Karlsruhe, Germany and the Baryshnikov Arts Center, NYC.
As a faculty member of the American Dance Festival, he curates the annual Forsythe Festival drawing on his personal experience as an active member of Ballett Frankfurt under the artistic leadership of William Forsythe.

Siegal staged The New 45 with Junior Company/ Bavarian State Ballet II. In the season 2012/2013, he created Untixt for the main company. It premiered in June 2013, together with Cunningham's BIPED. in April 2015, Portrait Richard Siegal, with Unitxt, In A Landscape and Metric Dozen opened the Ballet Festival Week, in August of the same year, his creation Model was premièred at Ruhrtiennale.