Felicia Thomas
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Felicia Thomas

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Performing Art – Houston, TX

Felicia Thomas is a professional dancer, choreographer, and dance director that graduated with a B.A. in Dance from Sam Houston State University. She is passionate about samba styles and Afro-Modern dance where she fuses her modern dance training with her knowledge of dances of the African diaspora. (M.A. Cross Cultural & Global Studies) Professionally she has danced with Second Generation Dance Company, Urban Souls Dance Company, Kucheza Ngoma Dance Company, and LD Samba Dance Company. In 2012 Felicia Co-Founded "Pretty Cultured", a dance collaborative that focuses on social & cultural awareness and activism. Felicia began presenting her own original work professionally with "Love Spell" presented in Dance Source Houston's Barnstorm and Houston Fringe Festival (2015,2016). She then became an Artist in Residence with Dance Source Houston and presented "Tender". (2017) That year Felicia also competed for Samba Queen USA and was a top 10 Finalists. Later that year she presented "Adura", a performance art collaboration in Houston Fringe Festival. After the birth of her daughter, Felicia was chosen as 1 of 5 artists for Dance Source Houston and Houston Ballet's HIVE in 2019. She was also named Houston Brazilian Carnaval Queen 2019 and choreographed for, as well as danced in the 2019 Carnaval presented by Next Brazilian Productions. Currently Felicia Thomas is in training to become a CORE Dance Fieldwork Facilitator and presents the "Movement Passport" dance workshop with "Pretty Cultured" annually. ...more