José Angel Carret
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR & FOUNDER
Member,CID,International Dancen Council, UNESCO
Cuban born Mr. Carret is an award-winning choreographer and principal dancer who has created more than 65 original works. He was a principal dancer and choreographer at Danza Espiral from Matanzas, Cuba,and performed many renowned Cuban choreographers’ works such as Narciso Medina’s piece “Metamorphosis”, a Cuban modern classic. Jose is the Founding Artistic Director of Danza Corpus (Cuba) and Danza Corpus Canada (DCC). Danza Corpus Canada was awarded the Aboriginal and Culturally Diverse Training Grant by the Ontario Arts Council in 2014, 2015 and 2016 . In 2016, Mr. Carret served as the Ontario Arts Council’s Artistic Advisor for Operational Grants. Mr Carret is the founder artistic director of International Dance Intensive TEADE ( since 2011) that takes place in Cuba every summer and recently has produced the first International Virtual IX Version last July 2020. He is a member of a member of the National Union of Artists of Cuba ( UNEAC) and member of the International Dance Council from UNESCO (CID) as well as Dance Ontario. In 2021 he celebrated his 30 years of professional career, 20 years of Danza Corpus and 10 years of TEADE.In 2021 he was commissioned by Canada's Ballet Jorgen and George Brown College to create four new works. In July 2022 he was invited to give a lecture and performed a solo at the 58th CID, International Dance Research Congress in Athens, Greece.