Lost & Found Puppet Co. (Montreal)
All audiences, 8 years +
Beaver Dream is a wacky tale about a beaver family and a human family living in the middle of the forest in Québec. Both families are going through the same nightmare: commercial development is threatening their little piece of heaven. Every summer a never-ending struggle begins anew between construction and destruction, between their families and their common adversaries. And what if beavers actually thought the way we do?
An unceremonious and comical performance from the next generation. Beaver Dream received two Frankie Awards at the 2016 Montreal Fringe Festival.
RUNNING TIME: 45 minutes
TECHNIQUES: Puppets, Objects, Video projection and Clowning
Founded in Vancouver in 2007 by Maggie Winston, Lost & Found Puppet Co. has been based in Montréal since January 2016. The company has performed at many festivals: OUF! Festival Off Casteliers (Montréal), Vancouver Fringe Festival and Out The Box Puppetry Festival (Cape Town, South Africa). Lost & Found Puppet Co. explores the relationships humans develop with objects, plants and animals.
Script: Maggie Winston, Anne Lalancette and Rae-Anna Maitland
Stage Direction, Lighting and Translation: Anne Lalancette
Scenography and Puppet Design: Maggie Winston
Performance: Maggie Winston and Annick Premont
Music: Kendal Zier
Animation: Molly Winston
Story: Ken Frankel, Sally Winston and Phyllis Margolick