“I am the son of two tribes. I am the daughter of one birth. I am the spirit of many nations. I am a child of mother earth.”
Joe Recinos (kab’ lajuj b’atz’ –twelve monkeys) was born and raised on Turtle Island with Maya roots from Iximulew (Guatemala). A poet and actor whose television credits include roles on Mayday, Dual Suspects, and The Strain. A Harold Award recipient whose passion for the arts extends behind the scenes. Joe has also sat on ArtsVote Toronto, Humber Advisory Committee, and several other juries. He was the Director of the SummerWorks SLIP Program and Program Coordinator for AVNU. A trained facilitator, Joe has delivered various workshops on diversity and inclusion with Goodmans LLP and with communities across Ontario. Currently co-artistic director at hub 14. A Humber Performance graduate, his extensive experience in the performing arts led him to found Creative Mafia Arts.