Ajuawak Kapashesit

Ajuawak Kapashesit

Program Completed at the CFC

CBC Actors Conservatory

Completion Year

2019

Current Information

Biography

Ajuawak Kapashesit is an actor and writer. His film credits include the short films Shinaab (Sundance 2017, TIFF 2017) and Shinaab Part II (TIFF 2018, Sundance 2019), and the feature film Indian Horse (TIFF 2017). Kapashesit’s television credits include a recurring role in Bad Blood Season 2, and Outlander (Season 4), and his plays have been performed in Minneapolis and Los Angeles. In 2018, Kapashesit was chosen as an Indigenous Film Opportunity Fellow with the Sundance Film Institute.

Kapashesit was one of the inaugural recipients of the Jay Switzer Comweb/William F. White Int’l Indigenous Creator Award. Read more here.

The CFC Actors Conservatory CLOSE-UPS are 3- to 5-minute cinematic works based on original characters created by the actors. These productions are intended for the big screen, and are designed to promote the actors and their talents in an entertaining and meaningful way.