A native of New Orleans, USA, Joël Detiège trained at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, the School of American Ballet, New York City Ballet, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center in New York and the Julliard School of the Arts, and New York's Lincoln Center Campus. He then moved to Europe, where he worked as a soloist with Raffaella Carrà and was a member of Gianine Loringett's dance company in France and danced with Harris Mandafunis in Greece. His first engagement in Germany was in "Cats" in Hamburg, followed by "The Blue Angel" by Peter Zadek under the artistic direction of Götz Friedrich and Helmut Baumann at the Theater des Westens Berlin. At the Theater Bremen he has appeared in "Cabaret", "My Fair Lady" and "Endstation Sehnsucht", among others. Joël Detiège also works as an artistic director, choreographer and dancer. He works in Germany, the USA, Italy and France, among other places, and lives in Bremen, where he choreographed, among other things, a dance installation with thirty participants on the elephant in the Nelson Mandela Park.
Joël Detiège works as artistic director, choreographer and dancer in Germany, the United States, Italy and France, among other places. He currently lives in Bremen. More information about his projects can be found at joel-detiege.de.
He is currently working on the musical "Hello, Dolly! " Ernestina Money, Universalerbin - Theater Bremen and in the project "Fünf alte Damen trinken Tee" as an actor.