Summer Intensive 2013

October 8, 2013

See photos of our Summer Intensive 2013!

Participants of the Summer Intensive learned ballet barre, modern and yoga as well as RIOULT Dance NY repertory.  They also got the opportunity to create a dance with choreographer Pascal Rioult and have a final showing for family and friends at the conclusion of the Intensive.

To find out how you can register for our Winter Intensive January 13-18, 2014, contact: jenna@rioult or go to


Summer Dance Camp 2013

September 24, 2013

Led by company members Marianna Tsartolia and Stacy Soroczynski, RIOULT Dance NY held its first children’s Summer Camp on August 12-16, 2013.

A special thank you to all the participants and their parents for making our Summer Camp such a great success!

Learn more about RIOULT Dance NY’s children’s programs, contact:

Click on any of the photos to view the gallery of photos.

Welcome Apprentice Catherine Cooch!

September 24, 2013
This past summer Ms. Cooch attended RIOULT Dance NY’s Summer Intensive 2013, soon after, the Company was auditioning for a female apprentice.
After a grueling audition process alongside 216 dancers, Catie became our new apprentice! We are thrilled to have her on our team!  Read her bio here.
I feel so fortunate that I was selected to be an apprentice at RIOULT Dance NY.  The Summer Intensive I took with the Company prepared me for the audition process and gave me a clear advantage over other dancers unfamiliar with Pascal Rioult’s choreography and process. The RIOULT Summer Intensive is an outstanding way to help prepare any dancer for a professional dance career.
–- Catie Cooch
Apprentice Catherine Cooch

Apprentice Catherine Cooch

Photos of Pascal Rioult’s “Iphigenia”

June 7, 2013

RIOULT Dance NY’s 2013 Season
The Joyce Theater
June 4-9

Get Your Tickets!

Box Office: 175 Eighth Avenue at 19th St.
JoyceCharge: (212) 242-0800

RIOULT Dance NY’s 2013 Season features Pascal Rioult’s World Premiere, Iphigenia, set to a new score by composer Michael Torke, performed live by the Camerata NY Orchestra.

Also on the program:Prelude to Night– a surreal journey through time and space, the shimmering On Distant Shores, and Rioult’s signature work, Bolero.


January 11, 2013

APAP    |   Booth 704   |    Americas Hall II


Friday, Jan 11 at 8:30pm
City Center Studio 4
130 W. 56th St. (bet. 6th & 7th Aves.)

Program: The Violet Hour (2012), Views of the Fleeting World (2008)

Sunday, Jan.13 at 6:30, 7:00 & 7:30pm
Ailey Studio 1C
9th Ave. at 55th St.

6:30pm The Violet Hour(2012), On Distant Shores (2011)
7:00pm Views of the Fleeting World(2008), Celestial Tides (2011)
7:30pm Les Noces (2005),Bolero (2002)

APAP 2013

Photo: Basil Childers

RIOULT in the storm…

November 8, 2012

With Michael sidelined by an injury just a week before the company was to leave on tour to Germany and just days before “Sandy” hit NYC, RIOULT was back in the studio in the wake of the storm.

The downtown space where we usually rehearse had no power; with the help of RIOULT dancer Stacy Soroczynski, we relocated at Ballet Academy East for two days. The following day, our dear friend Virginia Johnson at Dance Theater of Harlem offered us free studio space, “we’re family” she said, and Ballet Hispanico offered their company’s studio at NYSCA rates.

The dancers demonstrated remarkable tenacity and ingenuity in finding their way to the studio:

Day 1: most found cabs and travelled to the Upper East Side in small groups, Brian became a steadfast driver for the “Queens Corner” which included Jane and Charis.  Day 2:  Several dancers still had no power, Sara bunked with Marianna.  Days 3 & 4: Holt took his bike but at the Brooklyn Bridge, he thought the better of it and grabbed the M103 for a two hour journey to the studio.  Sabatino walked across the bridge on Wednesday, and on Thursday, he tried the shuttle from downtown Brooklyn.  Josiah and Jere trekked from the northern reaches of Manhattan.

Once inside the studio the magic began.  New partners, new roles, everyone stepped up to the plate.  Sabatino commented on Michael’s generosity attending every rehearsal and coaching him while not knowing the extent of his injury, “I had to be there to help him and the Company” Michael said.

At the end of rehearsal on Friday, Pascal addressed the dancers, praising their “courage” and acknowledging their ability to “pull together.”  And, in anticipation of RIOULT’s tour to Germany he stated with confidence “we have something beautiful to show.”

We thank the dancers, their resiliency and generous spirits made the German tour possible.  And, a special thank you to Ballet Academy East and Dance Theater of Harlem for allowing us to use their studio space for free.

RIOULT 2013 Calendar

November 7, 2012

Take a look at the great photos included in our 2013 Calendar.

Support RIOULT’s New York Season at
The Joyce Theater June 4-9, 2013
by purchasing a calendar! 

To place your order email us at:


RIOULT and Quad City Arts

February 11, 2012

In January 2012 RIOULT was part of The Visiting Artist Series which brings artists of international acclaim to the Quad City region.  As part of the Series, the Company participated in a one-week residency that allowed RIOULT to reach thousands of kids, through Lecture Demonstrations in schools.  The kids had the opportunity to experience modern dance, many of them for the very first time.  The residency concluded with a public performance at the Galvin Fine Arts Center.

Below are photos of some of the kids watching RIOULT’s lecture demonstrations in schools throughout the Quad City Region.

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To find out more about RIOULT’s Arts-in-Education programs email:

“Firebird” in Lufkin, Texas

September 19, 2011

RIOULT performed Firebird and Small Steps, Tiny Revolutions at the Angelina Arts Alliance in Lufkin, Texas.  Sierra Glasheen did a great job in her new role as the Firebird.   Below are some pictures of her in rehearsal, backstage and dancing onstage during the show.  Congratulations Sierra!

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“Small Steps” in Lufkin, Texas

September 19, 2011

RIOULT performed Small Steps, Tiny Revolutions at the Angelina Arts Alliance in Lufkin, Texas.  Thirteen local kids had the opportunity to perform alongside RIOULT.  Our heartfelt thanks to all the parents that entrusted us with their kids, the understudies who stood by in support, the fantastic crew at the Angelina Arts Alliance theater and to Rick Schiller for inviting us to Lufkin, Texas.  We had an amazing experience in your community.  Congratulations to all the kids!!!

Great job everybody!