• YouTube

RIOULT Dance Center

34-01 Steinway Street, Astoria, NY 11101  |   Entrance on 34th Avenue  |   (212) 398-5903

ADA Accessible

RIOULT Dance NY supports the creation and performance of the choreographic works of Pascal Rioult, and provides the community with an accessible and affordable center for dance and enrichment through the arts.


ANTHONY FERRO’s career spans over forty years in the fields of classical ballet, modern dance, theatre, opera, film and video.

His solo credits include the companies of Twyla Tharp, Louis Falco, Dennis Wayne, and Kazuko Hirabiyashi, as well as The Metropolitan Opera and The Atlanta Ballet. Artistic Director to the companies of Dance South, Atlanta and Ballet Midland, Texas, he founded the Dance Department for the Fine Arts Division of Midland College. Mr. Ferro also served as resident choreographer for Theatre Thalia and taught at the Balett Akademien in Gothenburg, Sweden (1989-1996).

He holds an MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts from Goddard College, Vermont, and a BA in Dance from Marymount Manhattan College, where he has been a faculty member since 1997. Professor Ferro began his concert dance training with instructor Patricia Heigel-Tanner at Pennsylvania State University and later joined The Juilliard School’s Dance Division under the tutelage of Alfredo Corvino, Hector Zaraspe, and Daniel Lewis.