Joy Prendergast grew up in Colorado and began her dance training at Longmont Dance Theater. She then moved to Salt Lake City to attend the University of Utah on scholarship as a ballet major. In 2007 Joy moved to San Francisco to train at the San Francisco Conservatory of Dance under the direction of Summer Lee Rhatigan and Alex Ketley. Joy now dances for Alex Ketley's company, The Foundry, as well as Alyce Finwall Dance Theater and Malinda LaVelle's Project Trust. Joy is very excited to join the Faculty and SFYBA.