JOI BLALOCK (Ensemble) studied Acting at Purdue University where she earned a Bachelors in Liberal Arts in 2008. She participated in five shows prior to graduation. Previous shows include a Vendor in RENT, the Sour Kangaroo in Seussical, Tessie in White Christmas, Diana in NINE, Madame B in MAME, Shayna (Dynamite) in Hairspray, and Acid Queen in Tommy. This is her first show at the Tarkington. Joi wants to thank her family, friends, and Gregory for this wonderful opportunity to be a part of this amazingly talented cast.