Joy is a voice and speech coach who holds an MFA in Voice Studies from Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London. Joy has served as voice and speech faculty at American Academy of Dramatic Arts – NY Campus, University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music (CCM), College of Staten Island-CUNY, and internationally at University of Essex East 15 Acting School, Trinity Laban Conservatoire and St. Dominic’s Sixth Form College in England.
Joy currently serves as Chair of the Diversity Committee for the Voice and Speech Trainers Association . She has coached with Atlantic Theatre Co., Center Theatre Group, New Dramatists, Comedy Central, National Asian Artist Project, Ma-Yi Theatre, and Attic Theatre Company. Her article “Coaching Asian Actors and Asian Accents with Cultural Sensitivity” was published in the Voice and Speech Review (VSR) journal in early 2018.