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A Side of Dreams ()

Produced by

Paper Canoe Projects

Presented by

The SummerWorks Performance Festival

Playwright: Jani Lauzon


Factory Mainspace Theatre


August 8th, 2013 – August 17th, 2013


Oh you can buy them cheap, authentic Native Dreamcatchers… made in Indonesia. But as one single mother discovers while searching for her cultural identity, the spirit of the Dreamcatcher is awakened with prayer and once awakened, the ancestors you meet in the world of dreams may not be what you expected. (


Ingrid Hansen Ania / Puppeteer
Trish Leeper Spider Woman / Puppeteer
Jani Lauzon Haisa / Katherine / Pudlums / Fog Giant Man

Creative Team

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


Gary Taylor Drums for "No One There"
Tom Griffiths Bass for "No One There"
Rob Gusevs Piano / Organ for "No One There"
John Tilden Guitar for "No One There"


Andrea Baggs Stage Manager
Trish Leeper Mask Builder
Trish Leeper Puppet Builder
Colin Pickard Aerial Rig Design & Construction
Denise Bolduc Production Associate
John Nelles Dialect Coach
Stephanie Tjelios Spider Woman Headpiece
Mick Zarowny Poster / Postcard Design
John Pickering "No One There" Mixing and Mastering
Chuck Chaboyer Projectionist
Dustin Frank Assistant Stage Manager


Josh Hoodless Venue Technician
Bryan Eaton Venue Technician
Jamie Monteiro Festival Lighting Designer
Jamie Monteiro Venue Technician