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Artistic

Director

RONNIE TERRELL THOMAS (Founder /Artistic Director / and Choreographer of Mystique Illusions Dance Theatre) started as a young promising student at the Boston Arts Academy under the watchful eyes of ballet teacher Mr. Cosmin Marculetiu. Ronnie was offered numerous Scholarship Awards such as The Boston Conservatory, The Dance Theatre of Harlem, and Alonzo King's Lines Ballet. At the age of 16 Ronnie was featured in The American Ballet Theater production of Giselle, shortly after Mr. Thomas had the amazing opportunity to share the stage with Mikhail Baryshnikov and his company White Oak Dance Project in the featured piece Past Forward. By age 18 Mr. Thomas has performed with such companies as Jose Mateo Ballet Theater, The Hybrid Movement Company, Quixotic Fusion Performance Ensemble, and Anna Myer & Dancers. As an aerialist Ronnie has performed with the Hybrid Movement Company, Vance Garrett Productions and Rudy Benda Productions. He also has performed breakdance with the NYC Tranzformerz Breakdance Crew. Mr. Thomas choreographed and has collaborated on dance, aerial and body2body works with the Hybrid Movement Company since 2009. After 5 years of working in the United States, Mr. Thomas was invited to work in Europe with Teatrul De Balet Sibiu, Romania. Not only was he exposed to new choreographers but been challenged as an artist to purified his technique and style in the classical repertoire's Swan Lake, Giselle, Sleeping Beauty, Nutcracker, and Don Q.

In 2015 at age 29 Mr. Thomas returned to the United States as an choreographer, freelance dancer, and guest teacher. His interested in expressing his own point of view has spawned into formulating his own movement vocabulary and methodology called Mystique-ology. Which shapes the style of Mystique Illusions Dance Theatre founded on August 16, 2016. Mr. Thomas's choreographic style is to challenge himself by expressing topics that broadens the minds of others in having a different way of thinking.