mission

About Dream Child and Joyfilled Productions

Our Vision

To support a world where children’s lives are filled with happiness and authentic, respectful expression, allowing them to form strong and loving relationships.  As these children become healthy, caring adults they will be equipped to handle the emotional, physical and spiritual challenges of their lives and the world around them.

Our Purpose

To provide easy to use and enjoyable tools, workshops and initiatives for the development of emotional resilience and happiness in children. By simplifying the latest brain and consciousness research and adapting methods to leverage this research, parents, teachers and caregivers can easily apply the benefits of this wisdom to their children.


People

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

NANCY BRADSHAW

ADVISORY BOARD

CATHY WILDER
LINDA HAMILTON
JANIE BROWN
SOPHIA DUCEY

PROJECT TEAMS

DREAM CHILD CD

NANCY BRADSHAW
MICHAEL CREBER
BEVERLEY ELLIOTT


12 ANGELS OF CHRISTMAS BOOK

NANCY BRADSHAW
MARILYN NORRY

MAGIC CARPET CD

NANCY BRADSHAW
MICHAEL CREBER
BEVERLEY ELLIOTT


WORSHOPS

NANCY BRADSHAW
SOPHIA DUCEY


Nancy Bradshaw

Nancy Bradshaw PhD

Nancy’s passion lies in helping children and adults live a life filled with purpose and joy. Her PhD is focused on the roots of childhood happiness with an emphasis on social and emotional learning.

She currently designs and runs drama programs in lunchtimes and classrooms to build emotional intelligence and facilitates deeper discussions on friendships amongst children. She leads workshops for parents and teachers her interest is in being part of a holistic approach to emotional intelligence at home and at school.

She thrives on creating innovative programs and tools for children. She has led in the creation of children’s CDs, workshops, and a children’s book.   She has written a manual for a Program called Active Friends that reverses isolation and builds friendship skills in typical children.

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Michael Creber

Michael Creber

Michael Creber produced Dream Child and Magic Carpet. He is a Grammy-nominated, Juno Award-winning composer, musician and producer who has performed and recorded extensively with world-renowned family entertainer Raffi. Michael has appeared in concert with Raffi throughout North America. Michael co-produced and co-wrote Raffi’s most recent CD Let’s Play, as well as Bananaphone (which won a Juno Award and was nominated for a Grammy) and Raffi Radio.

Beverley Elliot

Beverley Elliot

Beverley Elliott is co-composer, co-writer and the fantastic voice you hear on Dream Child and Magic Carpet. She is a singer, an award winning songwriter and professional film and TV actress. She has been on more than 70 TV shows and films and has played a leading role in a number of theatre musical productions.  She is also a fun and enthusiastic children’s entertainer.



Marilyn Norry

Marilyn Norry

Marilyn is a writer and actress. She is a member of the Writers Guild of Canada, and a story-editor and writer for film and television. She has earned a number of best actress awards and nominations for her stage work, playing (among others) Heidi Holland in the Vancouver Playhouse production of Wendy Wasserstein’s The Heidi Chronicles and Hagar Shipley in the adaptation of Margaret Laurence’s novel The Stone Angel. She is also a prayer chaplain at Unity of Vancouver.

Cathy Wilder

Cathy Wilder PhD, MEd, RCC, Dip C is a creative and compassionate group leader, counsellor and coach. Her capacity for embodying a deep range of human experiences and feelings has opened pathways for others in personal transformation and professional development, resulting in greater health and more satisfying communication and relationship experiences.

Linda Hamilton

Linda Hamilton – Linda is a Master Certified Coach as well as a columnist in the Vancouver Province newspaper. She has a keen interest in consciousness and helping people live as happy and fulfilling lives as possible. She is active in her children’s lives including chairing the PAC at their school.

Janie Brown

Janie Brown, R.N., M.S.N., M.A. (Psych.) Janie has worked with people with cancer and their families for over 20 years, including several years at the B.C. Cancer Agency as a Clinical Nurse Specialist, and for the last 12 years in her own counselling practice.