Bill Miner (The Projectionist)
Bill received his training under Antony Holland, Catherine Caines, and Don S. Williams at their Film and Theatre School in Vancouver, and further instruction at Studio on the Drive. He has worked in independent films, commercials, and comedy shows, as well as the Vancouver Fringe Festival. He has appeared in the Island Musical Theatre production of The Fantasticks, in You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown and numerous old-time radio plays for Ponomo Productions, and at Western Edge in the The Kitchen Sink, Screen Play, and the New Waves Festival. In March, he will appear with Ponomo as part of The Port Theatre's "Random Acts" series.
Morganna Yoshida (Dorothy)
Born and raised in Cedar, Morganna started dance at the age of four with Kirkwood Academy of the Performing Arts, and found a life long passion that hasn't waned. She has appeared in productions with the Nanaimo Theatre Group, Bard to Broadway, Razzle Dazzle Productions, Malaspina Theatre, Ubetcha Productions, The Story Theatre Company, and now Western Edge. After studying for three years at the Canadian College of the Performing Arts in Victoria, she lived like a gypsy and did contracts on the island and the mainland including a tour of BC schools that had songs about energy conservation in it! Morganna is thrilled to be a part of Dreamland Saturday Nights and sharing the stage with such talented actors. She is also in Western Edge's upcoming premiere of The Engineers, after which she will be busy preparing for the production of a lifetime . . . her wedding.
Travis Pangburn (Charlie)
Travis is from the Kootenay region of BC. Now attending VIU, Travis has been involved in various productions, inside and outside of university. Recently, he co-starred in the world priemere of Wings by Liza Potvin, which was performed at the Malaspina Theatre. He also appeared as Macduff in VIU's fall production of Macbeth. Other roles previously played by Travis include Jesus in Godspell, Danny Zuko in Grease, Oberon in A Midsummer Night's Dream. Travis is very excited to be teaming up with Western Edge Theatre, and to be performing for the people of Nanaimo and surrounding area.
Nicole Busby (Billie)
Nicole has previously been seen at Western Edge Theatre in productions of Boston Marriage, How I Learned to Drive, Shakespeare's Will, the world premiere of Night of Shooting Stars, and most recently in The Odd Couple. She is also well-known to Nanaimo-area audiences for her appearances at Chemainus Theatre (The Miser), Vancouver Island University (Dark of the Moon), and the Gabriola Theatre Centre (Intimate Exchanges, Absent Friends, among others). Nicole has trained at York University, the Stanislavsky Summer School in Cambridge, Mass., the Gabriola Theatre Centre, Nanaimo's Spotlight Academy, and the Vancouver Island University Theatre Dept.