Pat Fenda

Performance: Franzini Family Circus
When: 7:00-9:00 pm Wednesday, April 1 2009
Where: HCC Performing Arts Building, Ybor City, Tampa
Tickets: Free

Pat Fenda is the Big Boss/President of Strictly Entertainment, Inc., a talent agency that she founded in 1984.

She is a graduate of Leadership Tampa Class of 1988. She served on the LTA Board and was Board President of Stageworks Theatre Co. for 5 years. She has been a member of Network of Executive Women, Executive Women International and NESRA.

She is currently active with Leadership Tampa Alumni and Tampa Bay Rotary Club. Pat has been the Entertainment Chair for the Gasparilla Festival of the Arts for over 16 years.

Pat received her bachelor's degree from Ohio University, her master degree in Dance from Florida State University and performed as a featured Belly Dancer at Busch Gardens.

She traveled around the world with the Franzini Family Circus act, which she co-founded in 1978. Their current show, "The Franzini Family Math/Science/Astronomy Circus: has played The Naples Philharmonic, St. Petersburg Mahaffey Theatre and Tampa Theatre where more than 2000 Hillsborough county school children attend every year.

She has choreographed many shows and starred in local theater productions (most recently in Talking With Eleven Monologues by Women at the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center). She has led juggling workshops in Brazil.

Pat still performs actively with the Franzini Family, and solo as a mime, character actor or juggleress!!