Sheldon Raymore Biography

 
Bio:
Sheldon Raymore is a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Nation. He's a multidisciplinary performance artist, Actor, Choreographer, Cultural Consultant, Costume Designer, Fashion Designer, Producer of the PrEPahHontoz Tipi Project, and an award -winning Grass Dancer. Recently he starred in the ... (read more)
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Bio:
Sheldon Raymore is a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Nation. He's a multidisciplinary performance artist, Actor, Choreographer, Cultural Consultant, Costume Designer, Fashion Designer, Producer of the PrEPahHontoz Tipi Project, and an award -winning Grass Dancer. Recently he starred in the ... (read more)

Sheldon Raymore is a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Nation. He's a multidisciplinary performance artist, Actor, Choreographer, Cultural Consultant, Costume Designer, Fashion Designer, Producer of the PrEPahHontoz Tipi Project, and an award -winning Grass Dancer. Recently he starred in the legendary Muriel Miguel of Spiderwoman Theater's show "Fear of Oatmeal" (2018) at Theater for the New City. The New York City Native is touring with Ibex Puppetry's "Ajijaak on Turtle Island" theatre production (2019) at The New Victory Theater. Sheldon designed all the costumes in Safe Harbors Indigenous Collective of La Mama's show "Don't Feed The Indians" in (2017). Captivating and moving, Sheldon also starred in ABC’s Born to Explore, “Legend of Dance” with Richard Weiss, where he was the featured grass dancer at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian. Sheldon's brilliant technique and spellbinding execution prompted New York's Indigenous Based Theater Company Eagle Project, to recruit the visionary to work his magic and Co-choreograph Eagle Project's (2015) production of "Trail of Tears", at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. Bringing both Native and Non-Native audience members to their feet every evening with tears in their eyes. The Sioux performer was also awarded the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Community Arts Fund "2015 Performance Art" Grant. Ever the consummate keeper of tradition, he continues to cultivate his artistry, with the upmost integrity, humility, and authenticity, letting the love for his culture shine through in all that he does.