Waawaate Fobister - is an actor, dancer, playwright, choreographer, instructor, and a producer, currently residing in Winnipeg. A proud Anishnaabe from Grassy Narrows First Nation. He’s a recipient of two Dora awards for outstanding actor and play for Agokwe, Humber College outstanding actor, Mark S. Bonham Centre award from University of Toronto for his work in sexual diversity. He also has many nominations, including Ontario Premiers' Award, K.M Hunter Award and Sterling Award - Edmonton.
He trained and studied Theatre Arts – Performance at Humber College, Indigenous Dance at Banff Centre for the Arts, Summer School Intensives at Toronto Dance Theatre, Intensives at Centre for Indigenous Theatre and Kahawi Dance Theatre. He has performed in many major theatre companies across Canada. His work and research has taken him to many places as an artist, Japan, UK, and many coasts across Turtle Island.