Thomas Riccio loves to experiment. His reputation is so good that when he starts to dabble people ought to pay attention.
Cleveland Plain Dealer
His methods go deeper than the professional, actorial level. Wherever he goes, forever will remain that which he gave us--that which he taught us. Thomas Riccio has opened to us our inner world and began to combine it with the outer.
Yakutia Daily News (Siberia)
I am deeply intrigued by your work, and admiring of so much of it. You are a unique character with your far-reaching theatre work and travels. But you are also a harbinger. And a person who incarnates the intercultural problem/opportunity.
Richard Schechner, Editor, TDR
Riccio is a prolific teacher, working with indigenous and modern cultures whose work provides healing and understanding through performance. The fact that Riccio has the ability to work with indigenous tribes as well as modern cultures -- delicately balancing the needs of each community -- provides insight into his abstract thought processes.
Arts + Culture Magazine, Texas
There's no denying that what the experimental playwright and University of Texas at Dallas professor brings to the table is unique, necessary, and refreshingly off-the-wall.