creating entertainment. innovating minds. moving generations.
Founded in 2016, 1989 Dreams Productions is a Houston-based multimedia production company. We specialize in creating entertainment, innovating minds, and moving generations through the work we present. With years of experience in theatre, film, radio and television, podcast, workshops, and production assistance we continue to prove to be leaders in the arts community.
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HAROLD JAY TROTTER
Founder & Chief Creative Director
Harold JAY Trotter is a performer, writer, director, and clinician from San Diego, California. While in California, he was given the opportunity to perform in Los Angeles, Burbank, New York City, and aboard in the Czech Republic, Germany, and Austria. Harold studied music performance, and theater at Grambling State University in Grambling, Louisiana. In 2013, he moved to Houston, Texas, and began a career in education and the performing arts. As an actor, he's starred in plays and musicals, including Driving Miss Daisy with the Tapestry Players, which landed him the 2018 Houston Broadway World Award for Best Actor. As a clinician, he's taught acting classes in Houston, Dallas, Chicago, and more. He‘s pinned the award-winning stage plays When Temptation Comes, Ain't Always Been Saved, and Super Freak: Because of Rick James. In addition, he's written original music and compositions for his award-nominated musical, The Messiah of Oz. In 2020, Harold released his debut single, "I Believe," featuring acclaimed singer Nakitta Foxx, available on all streaming platforms. Though he is no longer a primary school educator, his love for teaching continues through his non-profit, The Urban Arts Guild, and his new performing arts center, Urban Arts House. With several awards accredited to him as a playwright and director, Harold continues to extend his brand by living by the 1989 Dreams mission of creating entertainment, innovating minds, and moving generations through the work we present.