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Oneika Phillips



Called "The first Grenadian woman on Broadway..." Oneika holds dual degrees in Dance Performance and Business Management from Shenandoah University and Conservatory, Virginia. Oneika's Broadway credits include the Tony award winning Spongebob Squarepants The Musical, FELA! Amazing Grace (The Musical), and as assistant to the choreographer on the critically acclaimed, Violet. Prior, Oneika found her voice as Anita in the 50th Anniversary International Tour of Jerome Robbins' West Side Story, nominated for The West End's Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival, winning the Theatergoer's Choice Award in the same category.
Oneika is a former featured member of Abdel Salaam's Forces of Nature Dance Theatre, where roots were laid for a professional career in Music Theatre. Other favorite theatre credits include Christopher Gattelli's In Your Arms, a dance-based play, and Tusk, a concert-theater experience that combines elements of film, puppetry, live music and theater.
Oneika considers herself an ambassador to her country and region, and strives to be a voice for Caribbean representation in American Arts.
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