PCS + White Bird Dance

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 A special one-hour Stage & Studio with Dmae Roberts. First up, we feature the Tony-award-winning broadway musical and Oscar-winning “Dreamgirls” at Portland Center Stage. We’ll talk with two actreeses Antoinette Comer from Dreamgirls and Laura Faye Smith who just opened The Typographer’s Dream.

Laura Faye Smith, Dmae & Antoinette Comer

Laura Faye Smith, Dmae & Antoinette Comer

We hear more about two very different shows and hear about two actresses working in two different theatre genres.

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More about the featured shows: 

Dreamgirls runs through November 2, 2014 on the Main Stage at the Gerding Theater at the Armory, 128 NW Eleventh Ave., Portland.10154264_10152287260861927_8508205394058595700_n

Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Sundays*; 2 p.m. matinees on select Saturdays and Sundays; matinees at noon on select Thursdays. *Excluding October 19, 21, 28 and November 2.  More Info: http://www.pcs.org/dreamgirls/

Regular tickets range from $41-74. Preview tickets start at $34. Rush tickets are $20. Tickets for students and those under 25 are $30. Discounts for military and groups of 10+.
Laura Faye Smith & Kelsey Tyler

Laura Faye Smith & Kelsey Tyler

The Typographer’s Dream runs till November 16, 2014  Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Sundays*; 2 p.m. matinees on select Saturdays and Sundays;  matinees at noon on select Thursdays. *Excluding October 26 and November 4, 9, 11 and 16.

In the Ellyn Bye Studio at the Gerding Theater at the Armory, 128 NW Eleventh Ave., Portland.

Regular tickets range from $40-55. Preview tickets are $35. Rush tickets are $20. Tickets for students and those under 25 are $25.

By Phone: 503.445.3700, 12–6 p.m.
PCS’s box office is at 128 NW Eleventh Avenue

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Walter Jaffe & Paul King

Walter Jaffe & Paul King

And in the second half of the show, we’ talk with Paul White and Walter Jaffe of White Bird Dance about their new international lineup of dance performances starting with the Phillip Glass dance of “Diavalo” (Oct. 9-11), the Bowie-inspired Michael Clark Company(Oct.16-18) and Ballet Boyz (Nov. 11-12).  For the last 17 years, they’ve brought world-class contemporary dance to Portland and collaborated with many Portland dancers. The two have worked tirelessly on White Bird as a labor of love.

White Bird Dance presents…

DIAVOLO, “ARCHITECTURE IN MOTION” FROM LOS ANGELES.
ACROBATIC COMPANY WILL FEATURE “FLUID INFINITIES,” WITH AN OTHERWORDLY DOME STRUCTURE.

Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 9-11, 2014, 7:30 pm2-Diavolo-photo-by-Kristie-Kahns-960x600
Newmark Theatre – 1111 SW Broadway, Portland
Tickets: Starting at $26, available at whitebird.org and Portland’5 Box Office
1111 SW Broadway (formerly PCPA)  NO added fees. 1-800-380-3516 (added fees apply)                   

And NORTHWEST DEBUT OF BRITAIN’S MICHAEL CLARK COMPANY WITH CLARK’S ACCLAIMED COME, BEEN AND GONE, SET PRIMARILY TO THE MUSIC OF  LEGENDARY ROCKER DAVID BOWIE.2-Michael-Clark-Company1
Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 16-18, 2014, 7:30 pm
Newmark Theatre – 1111 SW Broadway, Portland
Tickets:  Starting at $26, available at whitebird.org and Portland’5 Box Office
1111 SW Broadway (formerly PCPA)  NO added fees. 1-800-380-3516 (added fees apply).

 Info:    www.whitebird.org
Special Note:   Contains Nudity
AND WHITEBIRD PRESENTS BALLET BOYZ
Tues-Wed, 7:30 PM, NOV 11-12, 2014
Arlene Schnitzer Concert HallBalletBoyz-1-photo-by-Panayoitis-Sinnos

“SENSITIVITY AND STRENGTH COMBINED WITH GRACE AND MUSCULARITY” -The Times (London)
BalletBoyz is the brainchild of former Royal Ballet dancers Michael Nunn and William Trevitt and has received worldwide acclaim for performances marked by muscularity, ferocity as well as grace and elegance.
FOR ALL AGES.
www.balletboyz.com
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