Joy's Dance Company in Business since 1979
Joy Andrews Owner and Dance Instructor
Joy's Teachers include: April Brand,Rachael Mandell and Hope Niven
Married to Bruce Andrews 36 years!
Bruce Andrews is the Executive Director of the Shelby Arts Council in Columbiana. Bruce is an excellent artist and also the lead vocalist/hamonica of the band 2Blu and the Lucky Stiffs Band
I have also taught in Columbiana, Jasper,Bluff Park, Bessemer, Hoover, CenterPoint, New Life Interfaith Ministries in Bessemer, Pioneer Playschool in Bluff Park for 7 years,Jacksonville State University's Marching Ballerinas Choreographer for 4 years and many other places over the years.
Joy's Dance Company has won hundreds of awards and Regional Titles over the past 24 years of competing in dance competitions. Between 2008-2015 Joy's Dance Teams have won 20 State Titles.
Joy's competitive dancer's have been to the following competitions: Applause Talent, Stars Of Tomorrow,VIP, Kids Artistic Revue,Thunderstruck,Inspire, Masquerade, Platinum Dance, Encore, International Dance Challenge, ShowStoppers, Alabama State Dance Championships,Starbound, Dance USA, Dance Xplosion, Starpower, Dance Maker's and many more. Joy's Diamond Girls from Jacksonville State University Won American Allstar National Champs in New Orleans. Joy's Won Spirit Award in Chattanooga at Masquerade National Talent 2015
Spring 2015 Joy's Dance won Most Entertaining and The Peoples Choice Award at Masquerade 2015 in Chattanoooga.
2015 Joy's Dancers won four Alabama State Champion Titles and numerous judges awards.
May 14, 2011 was declared Joy's Dance Company Day by the City of Alabaster and Mayor Frings
I like to use clean music as well as good taste in costumes and in their dance moves. I want my kids to have a good experience in dance class and then they will do a great job because they are happy. Love my dance girls!
My Daughter Tiffany Andrews Hines is a very graceful and beautiful dancer and she owns "A Time To Dance" Studio in Camden, Alabama. My youngest daughter is Jessica Andrews Tucker a beautiful dancer/choreographer and now teaching kindergarten in Rome, Ga.and she teaches at Rome Civic Ballet.
Joy Bakane Andrews: Member of Jacksonville State University's Dance Company, Semi Finalist in Miss Alabama USA Pageant, Miss Congeniality in Miss North East Alabama Pageant and Miss Mimosa, Homecoming Queen (Berry High School - Hoover) 1974, B-Team Queen - Berry High School 1972, Jacksonville State University Junior Class Favorite, Member of UAB Blazer's 1st Danceteam for Basketball. I am trained in Ballet,Jazz,Tap and gymnastics.