Alabama native got her start as a professional in 2006 as one of the top 20 contestants on season 2 of the hit FOX TV show, "So You Think You Can Dance". She has worked with the industry's top choreographers. She has performed with pop sensations including Lady Gaga, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Pink, Paula Abdul, Pharrell, Will.i.am, Fall Out Boy, Kat Graham, Priyanka Chopra and DJ Havana Brown as well as some of country music's top artists such as Luke Bryan, Thomas Rhett, Dierks Bentley, Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley, Little Big Town, Jake Owen, Big & Rich, Jennifer Nettles and Zac Brown Band. Joy has performed on the MTV VMA's, CMT Awards, CMA Awards, The Billboard Awards, iHeart Radio Music Festival, Starfloor(Paris), ABU TV Song Festival(South Korea) & The Spike Guys Choice Awards. Some of her Television credits include: "Nashville", "The Vampire Diaries", "Bunheads", "Drop Dead Diva", "Abby Lee Miller's The Ultimate Dance Challenge", "The X Factor US", "The X Factor UK", "American Idol" & "The Graham Norton Show". Joy can be seen in the feature film "State of Play" starring Ben Affleck, Russell Crowe & Rachel McAdams, the ABC Family movie "A Cinderella Story : Once Upon a Song" & "Alvin & the Chipmunks 4 : Roadchip". She appeared in the 2014 Ford Super Bowl commercial featuring James Franco and has also performed in industrials and commercial work for Nike, Macy's, Swarovski Crystals, Sketchers, MAC Cosmetics & Volkswagen. Joy was a Capezio ACE finalist in 2010 and showcased her choreography at the Dance Teacher Summit in New York City.
Joy graduated in 2011 from the University of Alabama with a BA in dance and continues to work in the commercial industry as well as traveling both nationally and internationally to teach master classes and choreograph. She is currently touring with Hollywood Dance Jamz Dance Convention as the contemporary master teacher and faculty member.
Joy most recently was a featured dancer in Sir Roosevelt's debut music video "Sunday's Finest" (new music project founded by and starring Zac Brown), alongside Pharrell & Little Big Town at the 2016 CMT Awards and performed on the 2016 CMA Country Christmas Special with Jennifer Nettles. You can see her on the new season of Nashville this January as well as the new feature film, "Passengers" starring Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt in theaters now!