Gerald Siegmund

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Gerald Siegmund is writing on dance and performance as a theoretician and critic, both activities complementing each other. After finishing his PhD on Theatre as memory in 1994, he started writing on a daily basis as dance and performance critic for the newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung in 1995, and magazines such as Ballet International and Dance Europe.

For Sarma he provides a selection of his reviews and essays on dance written for the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, a body of work which is still growing from week to week. A supplementary selection is made of the reviews for Ballet International and Dance Europe.

Biography

Gerald Siegmund (Germany, 1963) studied Theatre, English and French Literature in Frankfurt am Main. In 1994 he finished his PhD on the subject Theater als Gedächtnis (Theatre as memory). In meantime he had been working as assistant dramaturge in productions directed by Christof Nel in Theater am Turm (Frankfurt) and Theater Basel (1990-91). Since 1995 he is active as a free-lance dance and performance critic for Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Ballet International and Dance Europe. After postdoctoral work at the university of Tuebingen (1996-98), he is currently lecturing at The Department of Applied Theatre Studies, University of Giessen, with a special interest in contemporary dance performance. His main research interests, on which he has published extensively for diverse specialised magazines and books, include: theories and models of memory and their relation towards the performing arts, mannerism in Restoration Comedy and early 18th century British drama, dance and the visual arts, post-modern and contemporary dance/theatre performances.

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Author Title Publication Year
Marianne Van Kerkhoven Theaterschrift 8. Memory Theaterschrift 1994
Jeroen Peeters Dance, Politics & Co-Immunity - Gerald Siegmund en Stefan Hölscher (eds.); Dance [and] Theory - Gabriele Brandstetter en Gabriele Klein (eds.) Etcetera 2013
Gerald Siegmund Interview Frankfurter Küche Ballettanz 2002
Pieter T'Jonck Ook live spelen is reconstructie De Tijd 2003
Jeroen Peeters Danswetenschap in Duitsland TM 2007
Gerald Siegmund Some personal reflections on my criticism which I am reluctant to call my 'Poetics' Sarma 2002
Gerald Siegmund (N.N.N.N.) Dance Europe 2003
Gerald Siegmund Spiel mit fünf Räumen Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung / Rhein-Main 2003
Gerald Siegmund Carmen - privat Dance Europe 2003
Gerald Siegmund Schumann Konzerstück Dance Europe 2003
Gerald Siegmund André Gingras zeigt ‘Cyp 17 ReCombining’ im Mousonturm Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung / Rhein-Main 2001
Gerald Siegmund Wenn der Kopf den Körper beherrscht Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung / Rhein-Main 1998
Gerald Siegmund Fielding Sound Dance Europe 2002
Gerald Siegmund Harte Tritte ans Schienbein Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung / Rhein-Main 1998
Gerald Siegmund Individuelle Tätowierung Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung / Rhein-Main 2003
Jeroen Peeters Buiten, binnen... berichten uit de studio Etcetera 2005
Gerald Siegmund State Disrupted Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung / Rhein-Main 2003
Gerald Siegmund Der Mann im Zentrum und die Frau ohne Ort Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung / Rhein-Main 2003
Gerald Siegmund Im Badezimmer von Gabriele D’Annunzio Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung / Rhein-Main 1998
Gerald Siegmund The Firebird Dance Europe 2003

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