Bilinsky, Barry

Barry Bilinsky is a professional theatre creator of Metis, Cree and Ukrainian heritage. He has worked as a director, curator, performing artist, stage manager, and technical/production manager across Canada with projects centred primarily around the proliferation of Indigenous arts, artists, and collaborations. He studied Drama and English at the University of Alberta, attaining a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2012. Barry is an Artistic Associate with Dreamspeakers Indigenous Film Festival and has been involved with Alberta Aboriginal Performing Arts, The Making Treaty 7 Cultural Society, Iiniistsi Treaty Arts Society (REDx Talks), and Fool Spectrum Theatre. Barry is committed to developing honest, respectful, and purposefully compassionate creations that challenge the overarching cultural assumptions often faced in the performing arts community.