The Birds


The Birds

By Yvette Nolan

Timms Centre For The Arts

Directed by Reneltta Arluk
Lighting and Costumes designed by Robert Shannon
Set designed by Even Gilchrist
Full cast and credits can be found at the Dig Deeper website

In The Birds, two men flee the modern world and attempt to settle in the fabled land of the birds, seeking freedom and a better way of life. With a new world revealed before them, the men are unable to resist remaking this paradise in their own image. This modern adaptation of Aristophanes' comedy explores contemporary Indigenous questions about truth and reconciliation.

Originally from the Northwest Territories, director Reneltta Arluk, who is of Inuvialuit, Dene, and Cree descent, is the first Indigenous woman to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts Acting degree from the University of Alberta. She is an actor, playwright, poet, director and producer, and has performed globally. Yvette Nolan is a playwright, director, actor, and educator. Nolan is the author of numerous celebrated plays and has been a writer-in-residence at institutions across Canada.

Visit the Dig Deeper website for cast and crew bios, facts about the play, and other fun ways to engage the production!



Digital viewing of this production will be available May 29 - June 4, 2021.

All tickets: $10.00


You may also purchase tickets by contacting the Timms Box Office via email ( or phone (780-492-2495).

Please contact the Timms Box Office with any questions or concerns. 

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