Tiffany Ayalik

Community: 
Yellowknife/Kugluktuk
Languages: 
English, Inuinnaqtun
Category: 
Actor

Biography

Tiffany Ayalik is an Inuk performer, born and brought up in Yellowknife. Tiffany combines her learnings from her indigenous elders with her Bachelor in Fine Art in Acting from University of Alberta to create unique and powerful performances that include theatre, storytelling, music, outfitting and education.

Tiffany’s latest endeavour – the highly successful singing duo Quantum Tangle, won Indigenous Album of the Year at the Juno Awards in 2017.

Credits/experience

Film
  • Akasa
  • Two Lovers and a Bear
  • Edna's Bloodline
  • On Thin Ice
  • Sinister Occulus
TV
  • Wild Kitchen
  • Arctic Air
Theatre
  • Zhaboonigan in The Rez Sisters (The Belfry Theatre)
  • Piuyuq in Night (Human Cargo),
  • Sedna in The Legend of Sedna (Table D'Hote Theatre), 
  • Elrond in The Hobbit (Manitoba Theatre for Young People),
  • Lady Capulet in Romeo and Juliet (BFA Corner Stage),
  • Clara in Hay Fever (RDC Arts Centre),
  • Queen Gertrude in Hamlet (RDC Arts Centre),
  • Reporter in Aklavik Journals (Stuck in a Snowbank Theatre).

 

Additional Credits

  • Dreary and Izzy
  • Café Daughter 
  • Tulugak
  • A Taste of the Wildcat
  • The Big League
Training

Bachelor of Fine Arts Acting, University of Alberta (2011)

Special Skills

  • Certified paddling instructor
  • Inuit throat singing
  • Wrestling
  • Firearms license
  • First Aid
  • Gymnastics
  • Fencing
  • Wilderness Survival Teacher
  • Biathlon
  • Horseback riding
  • Iglu building
  • Stage combat
  • Dog handling
  • Basic fly-wire training
  • Music Reading

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