Oneaka Mack 

Ambassador of Culture, Oneaka Mack Saba, established the Oneaka Dance Company in 2008. She was awarded an Arts and Sciences Council Resident Artist Grant for travel to train and perform at L'EDEC in Abidjan, Ivory Coast West Africa in March 2014. For 21 days in December 2013, Oneaka trained and performed in Guinea, West Africa with world renowned Master Djembefola, Bolokada Conde.   She is a member of Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) and the BAAD Chapter of American Dance Therapy Association. She teaches master classes in West African, choreography, drumming and yoga, among others, performs and offers workshops and residencies--Winthrop University, 3 Queens Conference in Columbia and Charleston, SC, Virginia Tech University; Lowe's, Belk, Wells Fargo and Bank of America and Compass Group.

She was a 2011-12 Charlotte Ballet Teaching Artist and has hosted numerous workshops and lecture demonstrations for the Harvey B. Gantt Center since 2012. Oneaka Mack holds a B.S. in Mathematics and Physics. 
The Fayetteville, N.C. native began studying dance in 1993 under Shona Sharif at the University of Pittsburgh. For the next decade, she sought out and worked with highly acclaimed master teachers, including Kauna Majumal and Kibibi Ajanku of Sankofa African Dance Theater in Baltimore; Babacar Ndiaye of Return to Goree, also in Baltimore; She is married to Amidou Saba and mother of five lovely children.