Keith Barker is a member of the Métis Nation of Ontario. He is a playwright, actor, and director from Northwestern Ontario, and the current artistic director at Native Earth Performing Arts in Toronto. Winner of the Dora Mavor Moore Award and the Playwrights Guild of Canada's Carol Bolt Award for best new play, Keith was a finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award for English Drama in 2018 for his play This Is How We Got Here. He received a Saskatchewan and Area Theatre Award for Excellence in Playwriting for his play The Hours That Remain as well as a Yukon Arts Award for Best Art for Social Change. His audio play, Every Minute of Every Day,will premiere as part of Factory Theatre’s You Can’t Get There From Here podcast play series in March 2021.