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 60 original works. He was as 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 2022  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.

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