Meet The Members: Samantha Siegel

by redcurrantcollective

We’ve asked each of the ten RedCurrant members what they’ve been up to since graduating from Tisch and what they are looking forward to doing with the Collective in the next year.

Samantha Siegel is the other half of our web development and social media team (and she is by far our most prolific tweeter; check her out on Twitter here). Samantha serves as a Social Media Consultant with Design Brooklyn for Jordan Matter Photography and his Dancers Among Us project.

If we had a “photography” team in RedCurrant, Sam would be it! She took basically all the photos at our first shoot and has since been spotted snapping pictures all around the city. She spent New Year’s Eve 2011 covering the final performance of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company and also shot WestFest at the Merce Cunningham Studio (wow!). She was even published in December’s issue of Dance Magazine (double wow!) You can check out her photo work here. Sam has also assisted with behind the scenes shots with Jordan Matter for Dancers Among Us and the Paul Taylor Dance Company 2012 Moving! Campaign.

Samantha is in LOVE with swing dancing (and she is using this post as a platform to tell the world that Gene Kelly’s DO still exist!). Sam is currently a dancer with the Big Apple Lindy Hoppers. She will be performing with Ground Grippers Dance Company (which fuses swing & Lindy-Hop with modern dance) in Cirque-Off at Triskelion Arts this Friday, January 20th!

Tune in soon for our next installment. Thanks Sam!

Samantha Siegel has never been bored. She likes to eat nutella while not being bored. Her favorite place to do things is everywhere. One day, she would like to meet every person in the world.

words: Allie Pfeffer and Samantha Siegel
photography: Samantha Siegel (shot by Ben Olk and Julia Jurgilewicz, respectively) and Samantha’s mom