Herbie Barnes

Herbie Barnes, an Anishnabe from Aundeck Omni Kaning On Manitoulin Island. An Actor , Director , Writer and Teacher. He has directed across North America with plays like Music Man (TIFT), Oliver the Musical (Bluff City Theatre), Inheritance (Alley and Touchstone Theatre) and Tales of an Urban Indian (Public Theater) and has been nominated for a John Hirsh Award nominated for directing. 

As an actor he’s played varied staged from Main stage National Arts Centre to a city bus running through cities’ routes throughout North America. Some of Herbie’s best-known stage roles include Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit, or as Norval Morrisseau in Copper Thunderbird or singing and dancing as a Wikersham Brother in Seussical The Musical.

2019/20 Season: Sir John A: Acts of a Gentrified Ojibway Rebellion