Performing Arts Curator, facilitator and consultant

Joyce Rosario

Last updated: December 10, 2021

Joyce Rosario is performing arts curator, facilitator and consultant based on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations (Vancouver BC) and is the first generation of her Pangasinan family to be born on this territory.

In her practice she is guided by values of collaboration, rigour and care and over her career has gained broad exposure in interdisciplinary, experimental and community-based performance.

In the past year, she has worked on projects with The Cultch, Museum of Vancouver, Canada Dance Festival and Fascinator Management. She is currently pursuing study as an advanced practitioner in Critical Response Process with Liz Lerman and John Borstel.

Until June 2020, Joyce was Associate Artistic Director at the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival where she spent seven years in curatorial and senior leadership positions. Previously, Joyce spent 10 years in the Canadian dance milieu as a producer and executive director for organizations such as New Works and Made in BC - Dance on Tour. She trained in Theatre Production/Design at the University of British Columbia in 2003, and in her early career was once nominated for a Jessie Richardson award in Costume Design. Her first foray in performance was as a teenage participant in a new genre public art project by Suzanne Lacy.