Joy Cosculluela

Joy Cosculleula is a performing artist, choreographer, and somatic educator. She is founder-artistic director of Wayfinding Performance Group, a group of multicultural women artists dedicated to excavating and reshaping personal material into the performing arts. She has created dance-theatre works Homing Devices, a full-length piece exploring stories of home, and All that Remains, a journey on loss and resilience. She has presented at RAW Safehouse for the Performing Arts, NOH Space, Z Below, and foolsFURY festival. Joy has performed with dance pioneer Anna Halprin in Parades and Changes, Seasons, and Spirit of Place. She has collaborated with Bay Area artists in Women on the Way Festival, Dance in Revolting Times, NextNow Festival, and University of Chichester/ CIIS. Joy holds an MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts from Goddard College and teaches at Tamalpa Institute in Kentfield. As a Filipino immigrant, she is currently collaborating with other immigrant artists on themes of immigration and multi-cultural identity.


Joy Cosculluela (standing) in Homing Devices, a dance-theatre performance exploring stories of home by the Wayfinders Performance Group, for which she serves as Artistic Director.