Cameron Fraser-Monroe (he/him) is a member of the Tla'amin First Nation. At three years old he started Ukrainian dancing in Vernon, BC leading him into a wide variety of music, theatre, and performance. He was privileged to receive several years of training and performance with World Champion Hoop Dancer Dallas Arcand, and studied Grass Dance with Elder Molly Bonneau.
Since graduating from the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School on the RWB Alumni Scholarship, he has performed with many companies including Red Sky Performance at Jacob’s Pillow Festival, Dancers of Damelahamid at the Banff Centre and the International Cervantino Festival, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet at the National Arts Centre, and with the Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada.
As a choreographer Fraser-Monroe has received commissions from the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Ballet Kelowna, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet Aspirants, the Winnipeg Summer Dance Collective, Artist’s Climate Collective, Transformation Cabaret at the Cultch, and both PULSE and Indigenous Day Live! on APTN. He continues to practice and present hoop dance.
He has been fortunate to worked directly with choreographers Mark Godden, Septime Webre, Mauricio Wainrot, Josh Beamish, Jera Wolfe, Guillaume Côté, Santee Smith, and Margaret Grenier.
For the past four years Fraser-Monroe has served as Artistic Director of the Winnipeg Summer Dance Collective, making dance more accessible in downtown Winnipeg for six weeks every year. In 2022, he was appointed Ballet Kelowna’s first Artist in Residence for their 20th Season.