Born in Portugal, José Meireles trained in contemporary dance at the Balleteatro professional school in Porto and then at the CNDC school in Angers under the direction of Robert Swinston. In parallel to his training, he took part in several choreographic projects as a dancer-performer with Emmanuelle Huynh, Victor Hugo Pontes, Marco da Silva Ferreira and Cyril Viallon. Since 2017, he has collaborated with Hervé Robbe, Filipe Lourenço, Christine Hassid, Helder Seabra, Christophe Garcia and the KALE company. More recently he joined the artistic team of the CCN of Tours directed by Thomas Lebrun. In 2023, José joined the BurnOut Company for the creation of the show In Situ.