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News and Achievements
58th International Dance Research Congress
International Dance Council, CID, UNESCO
Last July 2022 our Artistic Directors participated as guest conferees in the 58th International Dance Research Congress organized by the International Dance Council, CID, UNESCO in Athens, Greece.
Our founder Artistic Director,Jose Angel Carret gave a lecture and performed a solo specially created for the congress, and our Associate Director, Mercedes Bernardez taught a master ballet class.
George Brown College Dance Program Commission - Jose Angel Carret
Canada's Ballet Jorgen Commission - Jose Angel Carret
2021 Tribute Gala - December 12th
This year, we hosted a Tribute Gala initiating our winter TEADE 2021.
In the past in Cuba, we have done tributes to remarkable artists from Cuba who have contributed to the arts not only dance but arts in general. This year we did our first tribute gala night in person in Canada for Bengt Jorgen and Narciso Medina, an amazing Cuban artist, Tributes are part of our event TEADE' mandate to recognize excellence in artists. We also celebrated José Angel Carret's 30 year career anniversary!
José Angel Carret Tribute Video
Bengt Jorgen Tribute Video
Narciso Medina Tribute Video
DANZA CORPUS CANADA December 18 & 19, 2021 celebrated the 10th Anniversary of TEADE, the 20th Anniversary of Danza Corpus and 30 years of José Angel Carret’s dance career! To commemorate this triple anniversary year, Danza Corpus Canada assembled a 2-day Digital Gala Celebration and Conference featuring 10 diverse Canadian choreographers & dancers from 5 culturally distinct Ontario based dance companies.
Ontario Arts Council Grant
2021 marks the 30th anniversary of Danza Corpus Artistic Director, Jose Angel Carret’s professional career, 20 years of Danza Corpus, and 10 years of our International Summer Intensive TEADE.
We are extremely happy and grateful that for the 4th time, Danza Corpus Canada has been awarded a Dance Training Grant from the Ontario Arts Council (OAC). This grant allowed us to host an Intensive Cuban Afro-contemporary and African Dance Training with 4 of our dancers taught by Jose Carret and the incredibly talented Mafa Makhubalo.
Thank you Ontario Arts Council!
Johanna Bergfelt appointed as our Artist in Residence
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