Joe Tuliao
Choreographer, Dancer, Actor
UBCP | ACTRA
“If you’re always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.”
– Maya Angelou

Born and raised in Vancouver, BC, Joe Tuliao has established himself as an innovative and emerging artist in the entertainment industry. At the start of a young age, Joe’s passion for dance and performing escalated which led him to rise to the top of his field. Joe’s style ranges from Hip hop, Popping, Locking, Jazz, Contemporary and Tango. With patience and exceptional work ethic, Joe has earned numerous opportunities in the entertainment industry.

Joe is known for his work choreographing for telecommunications company ‘Bell Media’ commercial, Disney’s ‘Mech-X4’, assisting Nickelodeon Musical: ‘The J Team’ starring Jojo Siwa, and a commercial ad for NIKE Sportswear. He is also currently choreographing for a LIONSGATE feature film with director Adele Lim, writer of ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ & produced by Seth Rogen of PointGrey Pictures. Joe has also worked on numerous films such as; Disney’s ‘Descendants 2 & 3’ with Director Kenny Ortega, ‘Freaky Friday’, Lifetime’s ‘Britney Ever After’, NBC’s ‘Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist’, and CW’s ‘Riverdale’, to name a few. He recently finished choreographing a performance of artist/actor Darren Criss, for the fashion show of global brand, SHEIN.

With all of his experience and knowledge over the years, Joe founded a dance company ‘Illustrative Society’ to focus on artist development for dancers who want to train in a high-level & safe environment, and be given the tools to succeed in this industry. Joe changed the game by producing and directing immersive and innovative live dance shows: ‘AWAKEN’, ‘TRANSCEND’, and ‘MANTRA’. Joe has also toured around the world teaching at conventions and workshops in China, Europe, United States, and Canada. As an emerging Asian choreographer in Vancouver and Los Angeles, Joe’s purpose is to create positive change in the entertainment industry and advocate diversity & inclusion through his leadership, authenticity, and creativity.