RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, will host auditions August 18-21, 2014 at 890 Broadway 4th Floor (at 19th Street), NYC. The schedule follows: Auditions for female dancers will be held on August 18, 2014 from 12-6pm with callbacks on August 20. Auditions for male dancers will be held on August 19, 2014 from 12-6pm with callbacks on August 21. Registration is $10 and is payable by cash or check. Students in Rioult’s Summer Intensive Program are not required to pay the registration fee. To make an appointment, email Jenna@rioult.org.
Rehearsals for chosen dancers will begin on September 8, 2014. All hired dancers will receive salary and benefits, and will have opportunities to tour domestically and internationally. Strong Modern Dance and Ballet Technique is required and only US Citizens or those with a green card are eligible to be a part of the company.
RIOULT Dance NY, celebrating its 20th Anniversary in the 2013-2014 Season, fast became an established name in modern dance with a reputation for bringing the sensual, articulate, and musical dance works of Pascal Rioult to audiences worldwide. The twelve-dancer company, based in New York City, is led by husband-and-wife team Artistic Director/Choreographer Pascal Rioult and Associate Artistic Director Joyce Herring - both former Martha Graham Dance Company principal dancers. With an established repertoire of over 40 dances that expands each year, RIOULT Dance NY presents an annual New York Season and tours nationally and abroad. In addition, in-school arts education and community outreach have been integral to the company since its inception, introducing students and families to the art of modern dance.
Major supporters of RIOULT Dance NY's 2013-2014 20th Anniversary Season include: Shana Alexander Charitable Foundation; Assured Guaranty; The Atlantic Philanthropies Director/Employee Designated Gift Fund; Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation; Fund for New Works, a Kenneth French Legacy; Gordon & Harriet Greenfield Foundation; The Geoffrey C. Hughes Foundation; Harkness Foundation for Dance; Jana Foundation; Kendall-Parker Associates LLC; Kingsborough Community College; LaGuardia Community College; National Endowment for the Arts; New York City Department of Cultural Affairs; New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; The O'Donnell-Green Music and Dance Foundation; The Shubert Foundation; Sidley Austin LLP; TAG Creative; Target; and Viking River Cruises.