LES NOCES (2005)

LES NOCES (2005)
Length: 26 minutes
Music: Igor Stravinsky, “Les Noces”
Lighting: David Finley
Costumes: Pilar Limosner

Les Noces is a sexually charged deconstruction of the marriage ritual, infusing the strong structural composition with provocative movement and unabashed energy.

“Mr. Rioult’s angular, unison vocabulary mirrors the aggressive score with a handsome, formal attack.”
– Gia Kourlas, The New York Times

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Costumes and lighting for Les Noces were underwritten by Judy S. Gordon. Additional support provided by the Fund for New Works, a Kenneth French Legacy. Les Noces was developed while in residence at the Kaatsbaan International Dance Center and funded, in part, with a New York State Long Term Residency grant from the New York State Council on the Arts.