Ballet of Difference
With Munich as its home base, Richard Siegal / Ballet of Difference promotes the furthering of the balletic discourse by providing counterpoint to today’s institutional ballet. The company brings together international dance artists of the highest caliber who differ in their genotypes, cultural backgrounds, aesthetic socializations, and sexual orientations. Their diversity reflects the program: Richard Siegal / Ballet of Differences explores the boundaries of what is normative in our society. The company of twelve dancers in an assembly of individuals; rising stars and seasoned professionals who created with Richard Siegal at Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, The Bavarian State Ballet, and The National Ballet of Marseille. Fusing with the dance are some of today’s most provocative voices in style, fashion, electronic music, light and industrial design. The union of this diverse knowledge under the direction of Richard Siegal forges a unique vision of ballet’s present and future.