Indigenous Artist

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. He was privileged to receive several years of training and performance with World Champion Hoop Dancer Dallas Arcand and studied Grass Dance with Elder Mollie Bono.

Since graduating from the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School on the RWB Alumni Scholarship, he has performed with many companies including Dancers of Damelahamid at Kia Mau Festival in New Zealand and the International Cervantino Festival, Jera Wolfe at Jacob’s Pillow Festival, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet at the National Arts Centre, and with the Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada.

As a choreographer Mr. Fraser-Monroe has received commissions from the National Ballet of Canada, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Ballet Kelowna, the Winnipeg Summer Dance Collective, Whim W’Him Seattle, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet Aspirants, 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.

Mr. Fraser-Monroe trained at Toronto Actors Studio and voiced the lead in Level Up for the Healthy Aboriginal Network with Kevin Loring. He has a principal role in the limited series Bones of Crows on CBC and APTN, and in the feature film of the same title which premiered at Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in 2022.

For the past five years Mr. Fraser-Monroe has served as Artistic Director of the Winnipeg Summer Dance Collective, making dance more accessible in downtown Winnipeg. In 2022, he joined Ballet Kelowna as their first Artist in Residence for their 20th season. During the 2023-23 Season, Fraser-Monroe is the Choreographer in Residence at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, their first in 20 years.


First Nations


Tla'amin Nation
Wikidata ID: Q113502011
Artsdata ID: K3-17
Last reviewed: Feb 24th, 2023