RIOULT was founded in 1994 and fast became an established name in modern dance presenting the works of Pascal Rioult. Born into the American modern dance tradition, RIOULT is creating its own legacy of contemporary dance that speaks to the mind and heart. The company of nine dancers is based in New York City and presents an annual New York season, tours nationally and internationally and conducts community engagement activities in the tri-state area and while on tour.
RIOULT prides itself on its commitment to its dancers. Among the primary goals of the organization is to provide steady employment, health care, and foster the artistic development of its performers by offering training classes, teaching opportunities, challenging repertory and extended rehearsal and performance schedules.
Education and community outreach have been integral to RIOULT since its inception. RIOULT's arts-in-education program DanceREACH offers an interactive approach that introduces students to the world of modern dance. It has impacted thousands of students and community members in New York City and around the world.