J O E T U L I A O
DIRECTOR | choreographer | creative director
Joy Ride | Choreographer - Lionsgate (Feature Film)
Rupaul's Drag Race: Secret Celebrity | Choreography Team - World of Wonder
With Love And A Major Organ | Choreographer - Telefilm (Feature Film)
The J Team (Emmy Nominated for 'Outstanding Choreography) | Assistant Choreographer - Nickelodeon/Paramount+
Shein X Fashion Show - Darren Criss | Assistant Choreographer - Raj Kapoor Productions
Joe Tuliao is a Filipino-Canadian Choreographer and Director who has become one of the industry’s most sought after talents.
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. By trailblazing and pioneering, Joe has earned numerous opportunities in the entertainment industry.
Joe is known for his work choreographing for a Lionsgate feature film; 'Joy Ride' (in Theatres June 2023) with director Adele Lim, writer of ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ & produced by Seth Rogen of PointGrey Pictures. Joe was also part of the choreography team for television shows such as 'Rupaul’s Secret Celebrity Drag Race' Season 2. They have worked on numerous commercials for brands including world renowned Nike and telecommunications company Bell Media. Joe was also the Assistant Choreographer for Nickelodeon Movie Musical: 'The J Team' starring Jojo Siwa (Emmy nominated for Outstanding Choreography), and Disney’s ‘Mech-X4’. He has also co-choreographed a performance for artist/actor Darren Criss, for the fashion show of global brand, SHEIN. Joe has also worked on-screen for 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. With all the experience being on and off screen, Joe has established his name in the industry.
Joe recently has expanded his work in theater and will be choreographing ‘The Legend of Georgia Mcbride’ produced by the Arts Club. Joe changed the game by producing and directing innovative live dance shows: ‘AWAKEN’, ‘TRANSCEND’, and ‘MANTRA’. Joe is the co-producer of 'Innovate Dance Film Showcase', an event that features the works of Canadian filmmakers & choreographers. Joe has also toured around the world teaching at conventions and workshops in China, Europe, United States, and Canada.
As an established 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.