Composer and Producer
In 2002, he joined the Gilles Jobin Company for the creation of Under Construction and a change of cast in The Mœbius Strip. (2003). In the meantime, he directed music-videos and documentaries (for instance : « Balade à Hué » for France 3 television). He also joined Compagnie 111, in charge of their video-installations.
In 2003, he founded Compagnie Dernière Minute and choreographed his first solo-performance : Erection, co-directed by Aurelien Bory.
In 2005, he performed in Dans la peau d’un autre choreographed and directed by Ariry Andriamoratsiresy. In 2006, he created Arrêts de Jeu (co-directed by A. Bory), a Theâtre National de Toulouse production. In May 2007, Rigal took part in the « comme un été » festival, with a photo-installation : La mort est vivante presented at the Théâtre National de Toulouse.
In 2008, he created his internationally acclaimed new solo Press at the Gate Theatre in London. In 2009, he choreographed Asphalte, a creation for five breakdance performers, within the Suresnes Cités dance Festival framework in Lyon.
Micro, his latest creation premiered at the 2010 Avignon Festival and in January 2011 at the Théâtre Vidy-Lausanne in its finalized version.
In 2012, he presented Standards, a production with 8 hip-hop dancers at the Suresnes City Festival. The finbalized version was presented at the Festival de Marseille. His latest production Théâtre des opérations was created in Séoul in 2012. In 2013, Pierre collaborated with Jean-Michel Ribes for the revival of Théâtre sans animaux and with Emmanuel Daumas for the dramatic play Anna.
In 2013 at the Festival d’Avignon, he produced with the choreographer Hassan Razak, Bataille, also bringing the talents of Pierre Cartonnet, actor and acrobat. The entire play was presented at the Hippodrome de Douai in December at the Les Multipistes Festival.
In 2012 the Théâtre du Rond-Point in Toulouse dedicated a festival in his honor entitled « Rigal dans tous les sens » in scheduling performances of Micro, Press, Arrêts de jeu and his latest work Théâtre des opérations.