Fenulla Jiwani's sheer passion and desire for the performing arts began with her first performance at the age of five in a ballet recital. She built on early experiences during her elementary and high school years when she participated in, and choreographed, local community variety shows. Her interests and talents continued to diversify into many areas and her vision to create her own original work intensified.
It was not until after she completed a Bachelor of Education concurrently with a Bachelor of Arts in Specialized Honors Psychology that she pursued her passion for performing. She trained at the Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts and graduated in December 2004. Since graduating, Fenulla has continued training in the various performing arts disciplines (acting, singing and dancing).
Fenulla has written and performed in all six productions: "Light of India," "Bollywood Bonanza," "The Source," "Qalam-e Ishq (Pen of Love)," "30 Dates" and "Paul and Priya's Wedding." Her critically acclaimed production, "30 Dates," toured Canada for two years performing at renowned theatres and earning her accolades in major magazines, newspapers & television, including the National Post, Globe & Mail, Montreal Gazette, Vancouver Breakfast Television, City TV & CP24. She is also the author of the book "Balance: Living in Harmony with Peace, Joy & Love," a yoga instructor and was an ambassador for Lululemon athletica.
Fenulla, Aka FenSTAR is also a passionate singer/songwriter. In 2002, she wrote and performed the theme song "Miss Malaika" in Nairobi, Kenya. Following her trip to East Africa, Fenulla was chosen as an ambassador of her parent's country of origin and represented Uganda at the Miss India Worldwide Pageant in Durban, South Africa. In 2012, FenSTAR released an18 track album entitled, 'DIVINITY We Are One' with performances in Canada, USA & India. Fenulla was honored to be in the list as one of the World's most celebrated South Asians to know for 2012 in ANOKHI Magazine's Sexy & Successful 9th Anniversary issue. She performed live a re-mix version for her track 'Masterpiece' at ANOKHI'S Sexy & Successful Anniversary event and also performed her featured track, 'We Are One' at the 10 Anniversary Gala. Her album is available on iTunes and Amazon worldwide. Visit: www.fenulla.com
Fenulla feels very blessed with the ability and opportunity to share her creative spirit with others within the dynamic world of Arts & Entertainment.