A Contest for Bird Lovers Sponsored by MOXIE Theatre & the San Diego Audubon Society




MOXIE Theatre is excited to announce a photo and story contest for bird lovers in conjunction with the premiere of their production Birds of North America by Anna Ouyang Moench, in partnership with the San Diego Audubon Society. Beginning January 4, 2023, contestants can submit their short stories (1000 words or less) written in response to the prompt How I Fell For Birds, along with a piece of photography taken by the contestant which is representative of their story. One winner will be selected based on the quality of their writing and photography.



First Place

  • The winner’s story and photo will be displayed in MOXIE Theatre’s lobby during the production.
  • A pair of tickets to Birds of North America playing February 5 – March 5, 2023
  • A subscription to MOXIE’s 2023/24 season of shows
  • A Free registration in the Audubon Society’s 2023 San Diego Bird Festival (Feb 22-26)
  • One free field trip of choice with the San Diego Audubon Society
  • A free entry for the winner and family members into the February 24 “Celebration of Young Birders” event at the San Diego Bird Festival, at which the winner will be acknowledged.


Top 5 Runners Up

  • Story and photo displayed in MOXIE Theatre’s lobby during the production.
  • A pair of tickets to Birds of North America playing February 5 – March 5, 2023



Please submit your story and photo via google form below.

All entries will be automatically entered into a drawing to win a pair of tickets to Birds of North America. Share your story on Instagram or Facebook, tagging MOXIE Theatre and the San Diego Audubon Society, and you’ll be entered into the drawing twice!

Instagram: @moxietheatre & @sandiegoaudubon
Facebook: @MoxieTheatre & @sdaudubon


Birds of North America

COVID-19 Safety Policy

For the health and safety of our community of theatre lovers and theatre makers, MOXIE is joining theatres across the country in setting the highest standards for health and safety. MOXIE staff and artists are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and MOXIE has upgraded our ventilation system and installed sanitation stations in our lobby. We have two options for attending performances for those with varying degrees of comfort:

Masked Matinees: All Sunday Matinee performances REQUIRE MASKS indoors and PROOF OF VACCINATION against Covid-19 or a negative Covid-19 test before entering the theatre. See CDPH mask recommendations here.

Masks Encouraged Evenings: All Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening performances are mask recommended. MOXIE does not require patrons to wear masks while indoors, but strongly encourages you to consider protecting yourself and others by wearing a mask. A mask can be provided upon request.