Sir Curtis Kirby | Safe Harbors NYC Ensemble Member

Sir Curtis Kirby III

Bois Forte Band of Ojibwe

Sir Curtis Kirby III (Bois Forte Band of Ojibwe and African American descent), is enjoying his fifth year directing the Ikidowin Youth Theater Ensemble (IYT), a program for the Indigenous Peoples Task Force. He was honored to be selected as Emerging Artist for a TPT special, which aired in June 2019. Kirby is mentored by Dipankar Mukherjee, Artistic Director of Pangea World Theater and has participated in the National Institute for Directing and Ensemble Creation the past two years. He has been awarded a Fellowship with Pangea World Theater for Directing. He has worked with Bonnie Morris of Illusion Theater and Tye Defore for a show at The Guthrie Theater. Kirby was the Assistant Director for Pangea World Theater’s Five Weeks, Sabra Falling and Mother Courage. IYT has been invited to perform at national conferences such as The National Boarding School Conference in Carlisle, PA, and the National Spit Tobacco Conference, where they premiered a new work, Beishigo Asemaa.