Alex Wells

Biography

ALEX WELLS - LIL'WAT NATION HOOP DANCER

Role 1 :

First Nation's Brave
Calgary Stampede to Provide First Nation's Horse
Supported By:
Traditional Upbringing
Adopted by Crowchild's of Sarcee Tsuu Tina Nation
Horse Riding/Training Skills
General Horsemanship Skills & Knowledge

» International Theatre "Live" Production Experience - Across North America & Throughout Switzerland, Scotland, England, Italy, Hong Kong, Ecuador, Taiwan and New Zealand

Role 2:

First Nation's Dancer - Perform/Participate in Horse Tail Dance
Supported By:
World Hoop Dancer Champion 2001, 2002 & 2005
Performing/competing since the age of 5 at Powwows
Competed across North America as Professional Hoop Dancer
1989 Joined Red Thunder Native Dance Theatre - Main Performer
Proficiency: Hoop Dancing, Modern Dance, Horse Tail Dancer, Fancy Dance, Team Dancing, Theatre Stories and Legends
Main Instructor/Trainer of New Members of Red Thunder Native Dance Theatre
Instructor/Teaching of Traditional Native Culture - Banff Centre of Arts School & Other Venue's
Performed over 300 Shows a Year with Red Thunder Native Dance Theatre
Red Thunder Native Theatre Recipient/Won "Canada's Best Dinner Theatre"
Numerous Corporate/Special Contract Events throughout the Years (Spruce Meadows, Country Music Awards, Aboriginal Tourism BC, too numerous to list…)
Performed for International Children's Festival Circuit
Performed for Numerous "Royalty" & Government Officials
Calgary Stampede Grandstand Shows 1997, 2001, 2002, 2003 & 2005
2010 Winter Olympic Opening Ceremonies- Key Entertainer Performing Hoop Dance & Torch Relay & Closing Ceremonies

Additional Skills:

Modern Dance/Ballet Course
African Dance Course
Western Riding/Horsemanship Skills
Equine/Cattle Experience
Ranch Experience - Branding/Cattle Skills
Production Stage Crew Experience
Managed and Directed Numerous First Nations Dancers/Performing Groups (Throughout Canada & Overseas)
» Authentic First Nations Costuming - Supplied by Alex - TBD