Birthplace
Elgin, South Carolina, USA

Training
Pavlovich Dance School; Kirov Academy of Ballet, Washington

Previous companies
Joffrey Ballet; American Ballet Theatre Studio Company; Orlando Ballet; The Washington Ballet and American Ballet Theatre

English National Ballet
Made his Company debut as Lankendem (2015) and at subsequent performances as Conrad in Le Corsaire

Roles danced
Prince Siegfried in Swan Lake; Crassus in Fernando Bujones’s Spartacus; Basilio and Espada in Don Quixote; Conrad and Ali in Le Corsaire; Albrecht in Giselle; Romeo, Romeo & Juliet and George Wilson (a role created in Septime Webre’s The Great Gatsby); he has also danced principal roles in Thyla Tharp’s Surfer At The River Styx; Nicolo Fonte’s Bolero; Trey McIntyre’s A Day in the Life and Edwaard Liang’s La Ofrenda amongst many others

Other info
Recognised as Dance Magazine’s “25 to Watch”, he has competed in major international competitions. In 2012 he made history as the first African American to win a gold medal at Varna’s International Ballet Competition, as well as winning the 2012 Istanbul Grand Prix. He also won gold at the Boston International Ballet Competition. He is a recipient of the Marius Liepa Award (2011); South Carolina Jewel Award (2011); Silver Medal 2009 Helsinki International Ballet Competition; The Princess Grace of Monaco Award (2007) and Silver Medal – USA International Ballet Competition

 

"The Met stage is one of the largest in the world, and Mack flew across it in three leaps. His legs scissored apart in soaring full splits, the unbound flexibility delivering an extra sensation of vigor and freedom"
The Washington Post

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