Richard Siegal is an American dancer and choreographer. He is founder and artistic director of The Bakery, an interdisciplinary platform for performance art based in Munich, Germany. Siegal’s works were awarded with the New York Dance and Performance Bessie Award, The German National Theater Faust Award, S.A.C.D. Prize, a Beaumarchais, The Mouson Award, and Optionsförderung für Tanz in München (2010). Siegal has been a resident artist of the ZKM/Karlsruhe, Bennington College and The Baryshnikov Arts Center, and Festspielhaus Sankt Polten. He has further worked as a faculty member of the American Dance Festival where he curated the annual Forsythe Festival. Richard Siegal is a MacDowell Fellow and honorary member of The Bolshoi Ballet's Benoit de la Danse.
Richard Siegal worked in the Nef studio.
Nef Studio, the first entirely new studio built after 1937, was donated by esteemed photographer, explorer, author, and MacDowell Fellow Evelyn Steffanson Nef in 1992. Endowed funds for the studio’s maintenance in perpetuity and an annual Fellowship for photographers were given in addition to funds for construction. Mrs. Nef said she had known about MacDowell all her…