Raised in the Orlando area, Joyce has spent the last 25 years focused on the entertainment industry. Her background ranges from live theatre to video and media production, and includes a well-balanced mix of creative design, performing, directing, and producing. As co-founder of The Imagination House, Joyce’s role includes overseeing creative and production teams, art direction, corporate identity projects, and development of new show concepts and creative projects.
When not working, this self-described “creative nerd” loves books, music, and just about any kind of theatre, as well as spending time with her husband and daughter. Joyce loves serving on the Orlando Fringe board, and being part of an event that is so closely associated with creating exciting opportunities for the arts community. You can reach Joyce at email@example.com
Brian Sikorski grew up in the Central Florida theater scene, has been a proud patron of the Fringe Festival since it’s inception, and looks forward to helping the Fringe grow to an even larger audience. He looks forward to the homecoming of artists each year and to reconnecting with all of the talented performers from around the world.
Brian holds two B.F.A. degrees from the Savannah College of Art and Design, which is also where he met his wife Melissa. He currently works in the restaurant industry, while also shooting weddings & local events as the owner of Wonderful Time Photography. A resident of Audubon Park in Orlando, he can often be found riding his bike around the city, stopping to enjoy a great craft beer or savor one of Orlando’s great restaurants, and generally living life to the fullest.
Doug Davis is a lifelong resident of Central Florida and long time patron and volunteer of the Orlando Fringe. He is a current employee of WellCare Health Plans of Florida. He also has a background in non-profit management with a focus on development, community relations and services. In addition, Doug was a small business owner for a tour company that focused on bringing performing groups to Walt Disney World and other venues.
He believes that Fringe is an amazing outlet for expression without borders or boundaries. He is proud to have introduced others to the Fringe along with the support of his wife, Jeri & his son, Cameron.
Alina Williams holds a BFA in Stage Management from the University of Central Florida. Her vast experience covers the gamut from theater, concerts, award shows, convention events and product launches to “live” television. For the past five years Alina has been production managing Business Theater for FORTUNE 500 clients and charitable
organizations. She has stage-managed shows for The Walt Disney Company and live television broadcast for the Miss America system. Her live broadcasts included: Miss Florida,
Miss Colorado and Miss Bahamas, an official preliminary to Miss Universe.
As Production Manager for launch!, Alina works as part of the Creative Team. She oversees the design, implantation and then manages all elements including budget, schedules and logistics on the event site. Alina continues to exceed client’s expectation with creating flawless events by the aid of her experience, passion and attention to details.
Zac Alfson wants to live in a world where music is great, theatre is are brave and every “thank you” note is scribbled by hand.
As an audience development professional, he’s been honored by Americans for the Arts and the National Arts Marketing Project as an emerging leader, and has worked locally with Orlando Shakes, and Mad Cow Theatre.
When he’s not building new audiences for the Bach Festival Society of Winter Park, you can find volunteering in the Mills50 District, watching obscene amounts of television without a trace of shame, and optimistically checking his email for foreign investment opportunities.
Having studied Stage Management at the University of Central Florida, this is Zac’s first Fringe as a board member, and ninth as a patron.
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Daniel Blumberg fell in love with the Fringe in 1996 and has been an avid participant, volunteer, producer, enthusiast and self-described Fringe “Addict” ever since. Having missed the festival the last 5 years due to an overseas seas assignment, he is very excited to be back in Central Florida.
Daniel is a US based costume designer and entertainment professional, presently partnering with Norwegian Creative Studios where he manages the fleet wide creative costume content for over 50 productions
What an honor and a real privilege to participate with this successful festival at the board level and to see first-hand the mechanics and choreography of what makes this special festival tick
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Kenny Howard is currently the Artistic Director of The Abbey and Education Director for Florida Theatrical Association, the non-profit presenter of the Broadway Series in Orlando, Ft. Lauderdale, and Miami. He was also co-founder of The Broadway Consortium, LLC which produced 8 Broadway Shows, garnishing 4 Tony Award nominations, including a win for The Gershwin’s Porgy & Bess. Executive Producer of the 2011 Grammy Nominated Cast Album for How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying; he co-founded Broadway Records which releases Broadway and cabaret albums, and was last nominated for a Grammy for the Broadway Cast Recording of Matilda. He has produced and directed for over 20 years countless numbers of plays and musicals in Orlando. He is a graduate of UCF.
Neal Renuart is a certified public accountant and is a partner at the Winter Park-based accounting firm, BKHM CPAs. He first attended the Orlando Fringe in 2007 and was so captivated by the shows and atmosphere that he knew he had to become more involved with the festival and joined the board. Neal particularly enjoys the camaraderie of the performers and patrons at the Fringe, and looks forward to meeting new people each year. He is excited help the Orlando Fringe celebrate its 24th year and support its international reputation for fun and culture.
When not working on audits, catching a comedy performance or chasing his new born around, Neal is active with the American Institute of CPAs and the Florida Institute of CPAs, where he served as former chair of the local young CPAs committee.
Neal holds a bachelor’s degree and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Central Florida. In addition to the local arts community, he is an avid fan of UCF football.
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