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Cameron Fraser-Monroe

Cameron Fraser-Monroe is a member of the Tla'amin First Nation, as well as being of Ukrainian and Scottish descent. 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.

He has graduated from the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School on the RWB Alumni Scholarship. As a choreographer CAMERON has received commissions on numerous ballets and is now in his fourth season as Artistic Director of the Winnipeg Summer Dance Collective, and he continues to practice and present hoop dance. CAMERON performs contemporary dance, ballet and traditional Indigenous dance.


Tla'amin artist and choreographer Cameron Fraser-Monroe draws on his Indigenous dance background in his ballet practice. Cameron visits his physiotherapist to manage a reoccurring injury between shows with Atlantic Ballet Canada in Moncton, New Brunswick. He premieres contemporary dance piece ʔaɬtgəms, a ballet variation of Flames of Fire, and a hoop dance.

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