Joy Juckes has a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) from York University in both Acting and Voice & Speech Teaching. For over 20 years she has developed curriculum and courses in Acting, Voice and Speech, Presentation Skills, and Dialects for several Universities, Colleges, Schools of the Arts and leading Acting studios.
As a voice coach, she has clients appearing in successful productions like “Reign”, “Vikings”, “Game of Thrones”, “Kim’s Convenience”, “Lost Girl”, “Defiance”, “Designated Survivor”, “Riverdale”, award-winning films “Race” and “Lion”, the new Stephen King mini-series “The Mist”, 6-part Series: “Civil War Chronicles”, and many others. She has been a Preparatory or On-set Dialect coach for many film and TV projects in Canada, US and UK. She has private clients who work with her by Skype from all over the world.
Joy has delivered many courses in Communications and Voice for Corporate and Sales Professionals which have been customized for successful training projects with TD Bank, Royal lePage, Investors Group, Ministry of the Environment, Dylex, The Pingway, and The Farm. She has also served as a media consultant and private coach for public and political figures.
A professional performer since childhood, she has worked on stage, in front of the camera and in the voice studio, with years of experience as a recording artist and as a voice-over actor.