o2Joy

by Richard Siegal

synopsis

o2Joy is a playful, contemporary dance piece set to great American jazz music. The work is ballet based, peppered with syncopated hip-hop, and drenched in light-hearted humor. As its’ title suggests, o2Joy is an expression of sheer joy through music and movement.

ABOUT THE WORK

  • Choreography: Richard Siegal
  • Lighting Design: Burke Wilmore based on an original design by Kindred Gottlieb
  • Costume Design: Rita DiLorenzo and Richard Siegal
  • Running Time: 17 minutes
  • Premiere: The Joyce Theater, New York, 2012

"Richard Siegal’s “o2Joy” is a jazz lollipop that invites dancers to strut their stuff."

- Jeffrey Gantz , The Boston Globe, April 2014

Making Of

Performance Highlights