World-renowned Illusionist Rick Thomas has been delighting Las Vegas audiences and wowing critics for 15 years. He has also completed five world tours covering over 50 countries. Critics call it the perfect show for the entire family! Rick Thomas now proudly brings to Branson the most successful family show in Las Vegas history.High honors include the coveted “Magician of the Year” by the Academy of Magical Arts and "Stage Magician of the Year" by the World Magic Awards. Thomas has also been featured on numerous national television specials including the NBC specials "The World’s Greatest Magic" and his own specials on ABC that aired throughout Asia.Thomas performs the most intriguing and innovative grand illusions in the world with a style unlike any other magical entertainer. His stage presence is unmatched as he weaves magic, music and dance into a seamless spectacle. The slick showmanship of Rick Thomas is a riveting visual delight and he is a triumph of personality and presentation!
Thomas’ theatrical background includes ballroom dancing, a fact that accounts for the graceful movements of this tall (6'4") magician on stage. At the tender age of five Rick began teaming with his sister, Tamara, in ballroom dance competitions. Their natural abilities, along with hard work, earned them the title of Amateur United States Ballroom Dancing Champions while in their teens. It was during his ballroom dancing competition travels that Thomas first saw the Tropicana Resort & Casino in Las Vegas and vowed to one day perform at the hotel. Not only did Thomas headline at the Tropicana for 8 years, he continued his success at the Planet Hollywood Casino, and the Sahara Casino to name a few.
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