Théa Bautista is a Franco-Mexican dancer and choreographer and is the founder of Althea Dance Company.
She studied music and dance for 10 years at the Maurice Ravel conservatory in Paris and did a one-year program at the Rick Odums International Jazz Dance Center in 2013. She decided to go to New York to continue her training in 2014 and graduated from the Peridance Capezio Center in June 2016.
In the United States, she worked for different projects with important choreographers such as Charlotta Öfverholm, Milton Myers, Ronald K. Brown, Catherina Rago, Igal Perry, Shawn Bible and with the companies Oniin Dance Company, Azul Dance Theater, Horse Work Dance Project and IKADA Dance Company. It is also in New York that Thea created her company – Althea Dance Company – in 2018.
Since her return to France in 2020, Thea has been dancing for the French compagnies R2 and MLNK while continuing her work as a choreographer and dancer for Althea Dance Company. She is also sometimes invited to create pieces in collaboration with visual artists, notably for PAN Publications during an exhibition at the Cité des Arts in Paris or with the MASI collective, artists of urban scenography.
Thea is currently working on various international projects which will be presented in France, the United States and Mexico.