History of Brilliant Pageants/Mystic Productions Mystic Productions was created in 1993. Since that time, we have produced The Mid-Atlantic Wedding Expo, Delaware Bridal Fair, Great American RV & Outdoor Show, Cabin Fever Craft Show, Mason-Dixon Indoor Yard Sale & Craft Show, The Delmarva Harvest Festival, Mason-Dixon Talent Showdown, USA Talent Search, America's Brilliant Miss, to name just a few.
Currenty, we are producing and directing the several pageants and events in the Delaware, Maryland and Virginia area. Many of these events are FREE to enter. Mystic Productions was founded in 1993, as April Meilhammer Brilliant, a native of Maryland's eastern shore, created the Miss Delmarva Pageant. In the past 20 years, Mystic Productions has produced numerous events, pageants and trade shows. April is a graduate of Salisbury State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications. She was co-owner and vice-president of April's Bridal & Formal of Salisbury. April was host of her own mid-day radio show weekdays from 10-3 pm on Froggy 99.9 from 2009-2011. She was also co-host of The Mike and April Show (and Mike, April & Randy Show) from 2005-2010, weekday mornings on Froggy 99.9.
April was named "The Best Radio Personality on the Eastern Shore 2010"
In addition, she served as the Promotions Director for Clear Channel Radio Delmarva from 2009-2011.
She served as Head Coach for the Delmar Pop Warner Mitey Mites Cheer Squad for 2 years, and was the coach for the Jr. Pee Wee Squad for the 2012 season.
April resides in the area with her husband Denis and their two beautiful children, Stephanie, 11 and Donovan, 9. She is very active in her children's school as the HSA Vice President and serves as the troop co-leader for Girl Scouts Troop # 211. April was Mrs. Maryland United States 2001, Miss Ocean City Maryland America 1994, America's Natural Miss 1992, Maryland-Delaware Watermelon Queen 1988, Miss Salisbury Festival 1988 and has held numerous local, state and national titles and awards. She was the Maryland Jimmy Dean-True Value Country Showdown Winner (Country Talent Competition)
April believes it is very important to be involved in the community. She is a former member of the Salisbury Jr. Chamber of Commerce and served as chairperson of the Salisbury Christmas Parade for two years.
April was a dancer in the first ever Dancing With Delmarva Stars Competition in 2009 where she performed the Charleston with partner Bill Goshen of www.bgdance.net. In 2010 & 2011, she served as co-host of the event.
Currently, she organizes the Pirates & Princess Party to benefit Childhood Cancer, Toys For Tots Express and Delmarva's VIP Pageant Program for Special Needs Children. Her daughter Stephanie and her club Delmarva's Kind Kids assist in the planning and preparation of these community events.