Fancy Dancers, Inc. is a non-profit, community-based youth dance company which was founded in 1984 and operates out of Milpitas, CA. Through the years, Fancy Dancers has entertained audiences across the USA from Hawaii to New York, and internationally from Spain to Australia. They have performed for the USO, and represented their community at World Expo '88, World Expo '92, as well as Walt Disney World as part of the resort's 25th anniversary celebration. They have performed on the stages of numerous cruise lines, amusement parks, and sporting events including a 2009 tour of Europe with a special return performance at Disneyland Paris where they were among the first American community dance companies to entertain at the park. During each adventure, Fancy Dancer members have had the opportunity to study a large spectrum of dance styles and gain a base knowledge of the entertainment industry. Fancy Dancers, Inc. strives to instill in each member a sense of pride in their work, as well as sense of responsibility to give back to their community.
2013 Milpitas Artist of the Year Award
The Milpitas Arts Commission awarded Ms. Patty Jensen, 2013, Milpitas, Artist of the Year. As founder of Jensen School for the Performing Arts and Fancy Dancers Inc., Patty Jensen has contributed her talents to the arts in Milpitas for more than 30 years.