Joy French


Joy French is a dancer, choreographer, videographer and producer. After earning her MFA in Performance and Choreography at the University of Colorado Boulder, Joy moved to Missoula, MT and in 2011 founded Bare Bait Dance (BBD).  Joy created BBD to be a home for dancers in the region and to produce nationally and internationally acclaimed artists and their work. In addition to BBD, Joy is on faculty at The University of Montana, teaches in Missoula high school’s through BBD’s Montana MoDE (Model Dance Educator) program and has been performing professionally with Headwaters Dance Co. and the CoMotion Dance Project.