Jani Lauzon - Toronto, ON
Jani is a Metis multidisciplinary actor, director and musician. A seven time Dora Mavor Moore nominated actress, a three time Juno nominated singer/songwriter, a Gemini Award winning puppeteer and an award winning screen actress (Dreamspeakers Film Festival and the American Indian Film Festival) for her portrayal as Doris in “A Windigo Tale”. Television guest appearances include: Saving Hope, Hard Rock Medical, Destiny Ridge and Conspiracy of Silence. Her three independent recordings, Blue Voice/New Voice, Thirst and Mixed Blessings are available at www.indiepool.com. She was a former Artistic Director of The Centre for Indigenous Theatre and was also Co-Managing Artistic Director for Turtle Gals Performance Ensemble for 10 years.