Shelby Lynn Joyce earned a BFA from The University of the Arts (UARTS) in Philadelphia, PA. in Modern Dance Performance with an emphasis in Dance Composition. Upon Graduation she was recognized and awarded by the faculty. Shelby has performed on the east coast with numerous companies and choreographers, more notably including Todd Rosenlieb Dance based in Norfolk, va. and physical theater/acrobatic company Brian Sanders’ JUNK based in Philadelphia, pa. In 2014 Shelby relocated to sunny Santa Barbara and has been working as a free-lance dance artist with Nebula Dance Lab, Weslie Ching Dance and is honored to be invited to perform with Santa Barbara Dance Theater. Shelby has also created multiple dance works both on the east and west coast and is also a visual artist and Pilates instructor.