Manwé Sauls-Addison, born to be an entertainer, his mother’s water broke while teaching a dance class in New York City. Manwe spent a part of his childhood traveling with his parents throughout the country. Leaving his theatrical footprint in each city they visited. Manwe returned to New York after high school to continue his training at the Alvin Ailey Conservatory. In 2000 he landed his first professional gig dancing at the Essence Awards, working with choreographer Otis Salid. This was the point-of-no-return for Manwe. He became a highly sought after dancer in New York City.
Manwe’s dance and entertainment career spans over fifteen years. He’s worked with everyone from the late King of Pop, Michael Jackson to Beyonce. In addition to virtually having danced for everyone, Manwe also was a regularly featured dancer on six seasons of Saturday Night Live.
Currently Manwe is working on several television projects as well as he is the Creative Director of the Suicide Girls Blackheart Burlesque world tour. While Manwe may mean peacemaker he has certainly be touted as a joy-maker through his creativity and quest to continue to be a leader and innovator in the theatre and dance world.
When he isn’t bringing and creating joy on stage and in front of the camera, you can find him DJing at your favorite NYC hot spots.