Keith Barker

Guest Director - The Birds (2019)

Keith finds show credits less than interesting, so instead here are some facts about him you might not know:

  1. He is an is an Algonquin Métis playwright, actor, and director from Northwestern Ontario.
  2. Keith is related to Louis Riel through his bloodline.
  3. Keith grew up believing he could communicate with the Northern Lights.
  4. Keith is currently the Artistic Director at Native Earth Performing Arts, Canada’s oldest professional Indigenous theatre company.
  5. He is GM for his Arts Hockey League Team, The Friendly Giants.
  6. In 2018 he was a finalist for the Governor General’s Award for English Drama for his play, This Is How We Got Here.
  7. Keith was the New Years Eve baby in Longlac Ontario the year he was born.
  8. Keith is married to the incredible Catherine Butler who is way smarter, always teaches him the value of grace, and has beautiful eyes.
  9. Keith and Catherine have a 5 pound Chihuahua named Phoebe who hates going outside for walks, and is afraid of everything in the world, except food.

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