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A Side of Dreams ()

Produced by

Native Earth Performing Arts

Playwright: Jani Lauzon
Director: Jani Lauzon


Aki Studio


January 20th, 2015 – February 1st, 2015


Loss of culture and generational trauma can silence the best of us. But as one single mother discovers, the spirit of the Dreamcatcher can be awakened with prayer and the ancestors you meet in the world of dreams may not be what you expected. (


Jessica Barrera Aina / Puppeteer
Trish Leeper Spider Woman / Puppeteer
Jani Lauzon Haisa / Katherine / Pudlums / Fog Man Giant

Creative Team

Jani Lauzon Playwright
Jani Lauzon Director
Jessica Barrera Aerial Hoop Choreography
Marsha Coffey Composer
Marsha Coffey Sound Designer
Trish Leeper Puppet Design
Trish Leeper Mask Design
Melissa Joakim Lighting Designer
Melissa Joakim Projection Designer
Jani Lauzon Props
Jani Lauzon Costumes
Jani Lauzon Composer ("No One There")


Patricia Korcok Production Assistant
Echo Zhou 周芷會 Apprentice Stage Manager
Colin Pickard Aerial Rig Design & Construction
John Nelles Dialect Coach
Stephanie Tjelios Spider Woman Headpiece
Trish Leeper Puppet Builder
Trish Leeper Mask Builder
Neha Ross Stage Manager
Mick Zarowny Poster / Postcard Design
John Pickering "No One There" Mixing and Mastering