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Queens Theatre to present RIOULT Dance NY October 5-6

by Michelle Tabnick
September 21, 2013
Queens Theatre in the Park
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Flushing (Queens), NY 11351
(718) 760-0064
RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, will perform on Saturday, October 5 at 2pm and 8pm, and Sunday, October 6 at 3pm at Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Avenue South in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Tickets are $46 ($25 for rear seating) and can be purchased online at www.queenstheatre.org/rioult-dance, by calling the Queens Theatre Box Office at (718) 760-0064, or in person at the Queens Theatre Box Office.

The repertory for the evening includes City (2010) set to Bach's "Sonata for Violin and Piano #6 in G major," Wein (1995) set to Maurice Ravel's "La Valse," On Distant Shores (2011) set to Aaron Jay Kernis's "On Distant Shores," and Celestial Tides (2011) set to Bach's "Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B-flat major."

This internationally acclaimed American modern dance company returns to Queens Theatre's 2013-14 Dance Series with their captivating power and emotion. Exquisitely blending classical music and modern dance, they create a unique atmosphere unparalleled to other companies.

Performance Information

Date/Time: Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 2pm and 8pm; Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 3pm
Location: Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Avenue South in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, NY

By Subway: Take the Queens-bound E or F train and transfer at 74th Street-Broadway for the Flushing-bound 7 train to the Mets-Willets Point station. Turn left out of the turnstiles, following signs to LIRR/Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

Free shuttle service: Proceed to street level at the Mets-Willets Point station and pick up the free Shuttle Bus, which makes stops right outside the station approximately every 10 minutes beginning one hour prior to curtain.

Tickets: $46 standard seating | $25 for rear seating

QT Box Office: 14 United Nations Avenue South, Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Open M-Sa: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Su: 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
Phone: (718) 760-0064
Online: www.queenstheatre.org/rioult-dance

About RIOULT Dance NY

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. [www.rioult.org ]

RIOULT Dance NY is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. 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; NBC Universal; National Endowment for the Arts; New Music USA's 2013 Live Music for Dance Program; 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; and Sidley Austin LLP.

Queens Theatre

Queens Theatre (QT) is the premier performing arts venue in Queens. QT's mission is to provide quality and diverse performing arts activities that are economically and geographically accessible to the 2.2 million residents of Queens, the most ethnically diverse county in the nation, and the surrounding metropolitan region. To foster greater cultural awareness and appreciation, the Theatre presents and produces programs that reflect this diversity and features international, national and local artists.
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