Summer Dance Intensive in Cuba

International Dance Intensive

TEADE 8th Edition - July 7-14 , 2019

Artistic Founder Director

Jose Angel Carret


Sponsored by :

  • Provincial Culture Arts Council
  • Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba ( UNEAC)
  • Municipal Culture
  • Provincial Enterprise of the Music ‘Rafael Somavilla
  • Vocational School of Art “Alfonso Perez Isaac”from Matanzas Cuba (EVA
  • Danza Corpus

Collaborators:

  • Saiz Brothers Asociation(AHS)
  • Turarte
  • Danza Corpus
  • Cinema Enterprise
  • Superior Professional School of Matanzas

A week of Workshops in Classical Ballet , Modern and Contemporary Dance; Afro-Cuban and Cuban Popular Dance such as Salsa, Cha-Cha , Mambo , Son , Giron - Shows –Conferences and more in Matanzas,Cuba

TEADE VII

Sunday, July 7th, 9-11pm

Matanzas, Cuba

Matanzas, Matanzas

TEADE is a week long international summer intensive event open for professional dancers, dance students ( 13 years up )choreographers ,musicians and percussionist students, who want to experience a unique cultural exchange while nurturing their skills under the instruction of Master Cuban teachers from across the island and abroad.


The exchange will be hosted in the city of Matanzas or what is popularly known as "the Athens of Cuba, city of poets and bridges." There will be daily dance workshops, conferences and evening shows to facilitate the exchange between local and international artists.


Professional dancers and choreographers will also have the unique opportunity to work with Cuban dancers to either develop choreography or perform to Cuban audiences during one of the many evening events planned across the city.


Participants would have the chance to perform representing their country and school /company on one of event nights gala .


Dance and Music Students ( 13 years +) Professional Dancers and Musicians will receive:

Daily Dance Workshops in : Modern, Contemporary , Afro-Cuban and Popular Cuban Dance,Ballet, Conditioning ,Composition of Choreography taught by Master Cuban teachers Conferences, Shows and the opportunity to perform and work with guest choreographers.

Tuition Cost:

CUC ( Convertible Cuban Pesos )

Early Bird promotion:

CUC$450.00 ( by May 20 ,2019)


After May 20 to June 18, 2019

CUC $550


Private classes :

CUC$35 per class


Tuition must be paid by June 15, 2019


Included :

*Lunch for July 7-12 (with traditional Cuban meals)

*Trip to Varadero ‘beach,lunch included.

* A closing dinner party.

* Free attendance to all the event activities

* Official diploma



Not provided:

· Run trip airfare to the airport of Varadero ,Cuba.


·Accommodation


· Breakfast, Dinner .


· Taxis from and to the airport:


Option for meals:

1-At House to rent:

Cost: $CUC 5,00 -CUC $8.00per breakfast $CUC 8,00 -CUC $10 per dinner all included

2-At local restaurants in the city of Matanzas for $CUC 4.00, to $ CUC 15,00 per meal approximately.


· Taxis from and to the airport: ( taxis cost $CUC 25,00 to $CUC 30,00)


All participants must travel as a tourist ( visa provided by the airline) and with travel insurance.


Arrival date Saturday July 6, 2019


Dateline for registration June 10 , 2019.


NOTE: A tuition scholarship for TEADE 2020 will be awarded to a Cuban and to an International student , at the closing gala on Saturday 13.

All participants must travel as a tourist ( visa provided by the airline) and with travel insurance


To receive more information method of payment, application form contact by:

Email: teadecuba@gmail.com Phone : 1-905-617-2037 (Canadá)

Intensive week of Dance Workshops , Conferences , Shows and more in Matanzas, Cuba

Dance Students / Dancers

  • Students / Dancers will take four dance classes per day (Sunday to Friday) in Ballet , Modern Contemporary , Afro Cuban Dance, Body Conditioning , Popular Cuban Dance and composition /creation of new works classes . Plus special dance workshops in Spanish Dance.
  • Extra classes of Salsa / Rueda will be available for groups upon request.
  • Special Afro Cuban and Cuban Popular Dance workshops for groups of 5 people minimum
  • Classes are taught by professional Cuban instructors and guest international instructors.
  • Students will have the chance to exhibit their achievements from the event during the closing demo event on Saturday July 13th, 2019.
  • All participants will receive a diploma at the closing gala on Saturday 13th .
  • Students under 16 years old must travel accompanied by a parent or a tutor.
  • Students might be chosen to work with a guest choreographer and must attend rehearsals that will not interfere with their daily classes schedule
  • TEADE is also open to students in percussion who are interested in learning Cuban Music with its different styles such as Rumba, Arara, Palo .
  • Guest teachers will assess all students with an audition to place the student in their proper level. This audition will take place Sunday July 7 at the Vocational School of Art, which is the place that the classes will take place for the entire event.
  • Professional dancers
    • Dancers will audition for the closing gala show on Sunday 7th .
    • Dancers could attend dance classes, conferences, evening events and shows with the opportunity to perform a solo on one of the evening shows. Note: evening shows might be outdoors; therefore the use of shoes will be require
  • Choreographers
  • Choreographers will create a 5 minute piece with selected dancers and have rehearsals for at least two hours per day from Sunday 7 , their piece will be performed during the closing show on Saturday 13 . Free attendance to daily classes and evening events as well as the chance to present your work and company / and or perform during one of the evenings shows.
  • Musicians:

    Maximum of three daily classes will be offered in different Cuban Percussion styles such as Batarumba, Iyessa, Congo, Bata, and Arara. Musicians can also attend the planned conferences and events, as well as perform during the evening shows and perform at the gala show

    Music Students ( percussion)

    TEADE 2019 is also open to students in percussion who are interested in learning Cuban Music with its different styles such as Rumba, Arara, Palo.

Jose Angel Carret - Artistic Director

Jose Angel Carret - TEADE Founder Artistic Director / awarded principal dancer, teacher and choreographer from Cuba, Jose Angel Carret created more than 50 works over his 28 years career as a principal dancer and choreographer. First shared his dance style, experience and heritage with Canadian audiences as a guest dancer with Decidedly Jazz dance Works Calgary 2005,later on with Dance Immersion’ Erie Music Festival 2010 and The International Conference for Blacks in Dance 2012, Newton Moraes Dance Theatre 2010, and has been a guest teacher and choreographer for Ballet Creole Company and School since 2008. Guest Choreographer for Ballet Jorgen ‘Solos and Duets 2011-12. Since 2014 he is a Dance Instructor at Stars Onstage Dance and Performing Arts . Jose is the Founder Artistic Director of Danza Corpus ( Cuba) and Danza Corpus Canada (DCC). DCC was awarded with the Aboriginal and Culturally Diverse Training Grant (2014-15-16) and Mr Carret was selected by the Ontario Arts Council to be an advisor for the Operational grants 2016 . Last September Mr Carret was a guest teacher at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston Salem , USA . Carret is also founder artistic director of The Carret Dance Conservatory ( 2017 - Toronto - Canada)

TEADE is open for guest choreographers !

Choreographers:


Choreographers will create a 5 minute piece with selected dancers and have rehearsals for at least two hours per day from Sunday 10 , their piece will be performed during the closing show on Saturday 15 . Free attendance to daily classes and evening events as well as the chance to present your work and company / and or perform during one of the evenings shows.

Professional dancers :

Dancers will audition on Sunday July 7th for the Gala Show, that will take place on Saturday July 13th, 2019.

Dancers can attend dance classes, conferences, evening events and shows with the opportunity to perform a solo on one of the evening shows. Note: evening shows might be outdoors; therefore the use of shoes will be required.

** At the closing gala the organizing committee will give a tuition scholarship for TEADE 2020 to a Cuban and to a foreign student.

If a student is not able to attend in 2020 the scholarship cannot be redeem in future years




** Arrival date Saturday July 6, 2019

Guest Companies and Artists

Guest Companies and Artists ( during the 7th years of TEADE )

Dance Companies and Guest artists who participated in previous editions:


The Chimera Project , Canada

Danza Libre , Guantanamo , Cuba

Danza Fragmentada, Cuba

Teatro Giron , Matanzas

Newton Moraes , The Newton Moraes Dance Theatre

Patrick Parson , Ballet Creole , Canada

Stars and Stage Dance and Performing Arts , Caledonia , Canada .

Alma Flamenca , Matanzas

Carmen Romero Company , Matanzas

Ache Danza , Matanzas

Danza del Teatro del Caribe , Santiago de Cuba

Baila Cuba, Villa Clara

Escuela Vocacional de Arte de Matanzas (EVA)Matanzas

Dr Bonnie Robson , Canada

Mercedes Bernardez, Canada

Los Munequitos de Matanzas, Cuba

Tropicana Matanzas , Cuba

Sol Arena , Cuba

2019 Guest Teachers

*Javier Santander Loyola - Mexico- Professor in Modern Dance , Ballet , Choreographer-

*Maetzin Velazquez - Mexico- Professor in Ballet & Modern Dance

*Ariagne Heredia - Matanzas , Cuba- Professor in Modern Dance - former dancer with Danza Espiral - Vocational School of Art , Matanzas ' faculty

*Edgar Arano Napoles - Santiago de Cuba- Professor in Modern Dance & Afro Cuban Dance - Dancer of Danza del Caribe.

*Zulia Kig- Santiago de Cuba -Professor in modern dance , former principal dancer of the Teatro de la Danza del Caribe .

*Mafa Makhubalo , Salsolburg , South Africa- Professor in African Dance - Dancer with OMO -

*Mercedes Bernardez , Canada- National Ballet of Canada INStudio staff - Former Artistic Director for Quinte Ballet School of Canada , and Alberta Ballet ' Ballet Mistress- Former principal dancer at Ballet Oficial of Cordoba , Argentina.

*Marveyis Martinez , Guantanamo , Cuba- former principal dancer of Danza Espiral , Danza Libre Professor in Modern Dance - Ballet and Afro Cuban Dance. Vocational School of Art , Matanzas 'faculty .

*Yaneisi Chibas , Guantanamo , Cuba professor of the School of Dance . former Artistic Director of Danza Libre.

*Elio Orestes , Guantanamo , Cuba - Artistic Director of Dance Libre- Former Principal Dancer for Danza Libre .

*Maria de Lourdes Fernandez- Professor of Ballet at Vocational School of Art , Matanzas .

*Ingrid Martinez - Cuba - Canada -Former dancer with Ballet Folkorico Cuba , Decidedly Jazz Dance Work , Canada, Professor in Afro Cuban Dance and Jazz .

*Yaisel Acosta Utra- Professor of Dance at Vocational School of Art faculty -

* Jorge Lopez Mijenes - Professor of Popular Paysant Dances at Vocational School of Art , Matanzas .