Performing Arts

Vanport + Left Hook

May 19, 2018 Comments Off on Vanport + Left Hook by

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James Dixon talks with Laura Lo Forti and Damaris Webb, curators and artistic directors for the 2018 Vanport Mosaic Festival. This festival commemorates the 70th Anniversary of the Vanport Flood and the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act through screenings, live performances, tours, exhibits, and community engagement initiatives. We’ll hear about their multi-disciplinary programming for the […]

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Cabaret and OUTwright Festival

May 11, 2018 Comments Off on Cabaret and OUTwright Festival by

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Susannah Mars of the  Adventures in Artslandia podcast talks with director Rusty Tennant about his LGBTQI and diverse production of the acclaimed musical CABARET presented by Fuse Theatre Ensemble at the Funhouse Lounge May 17-June 2. Hear how this musical resonates with even greater weight since the 2016 presidential election as well as about the […]

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Watsonville at Milagro

Apr 20, 2018 Comments Off on Watsonville at Milagro by

Dmae features a Milagro Theatre‘s last play of the season, Watsonville: Some Place Not Here By Cherríe Moraga about women in a 1985 – 1987 Cannery strike in California. We’ll hear from director Elizabeth Huffman and actor Bunnie Rivera. We’ll also be giving away tickets to the Milagro show during the KBOO membership drive as […]

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3 Indigenous playwrights

Apr 01, 2018 Comments Off on 3 Indigenous playwrights

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Dmae features three Indigenous, female playwrights whose plays are being produced by the three top theatre companies in Oregon this spring. We’ll hear about Manahatta by Mary Kathryn Nagle (Cherokee) at Oregon Shakespeare Festival Mar. 28 – Oct. 27. And we’ll feature in-studio guests DeLanna Studi (Cherokee) who will talk about her play And So We Walked at […]

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PAC + Gambatte

Mar 24, 2018 Comments Off on PAC + Gambatte

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Dmae features two productions created by women. First up we talk with Beth Harper, artistic director who founded of Portland Actors Conservatory more than 25 years ago. Today PAC is producing not only multicultural works but also young actors, many of color, who go on to contribute to Portland’s theatre community. We’ll learn more about […]

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Hedda

Mar 10, 2018 Comments Off on Hedda

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Dmae features Hedda, a world premiere dance piece focusing on Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler, choreographed by Sarah Slipper, Artistic Director, NW Dance Project. She’ll be joined by dancer Andrea Parson who performs the title role of Hedda. We’ll also find out about the second featured world premiere Flamingo 37 by Cayetano Soto, Resident Choreographer of Ballet BC. (Aired 11am 3/13/18 on KBOO […]

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Men On Boats

Mar 03, 2018 Comments Off on Men On Boats

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Dmae features the first of Women’s History Month shows starting with Men on Boats by Jaclyn Backhaus, a play about the first expedition of the Colorado River and the Grand Canyon, performed with an all-female cast at Third Rail Repertory Theatre. We’ll talk with director Maureen Porter and actors Josie Seid and Jennifer Lanier. (Aired 11am 3/06/18 on KBOO 90.7 […]

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Cassius + August

Feb 25, 2018 Comments Off on Cassius + August

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Dmae features two African American stories in the final show during Black History Month. First up we talk with Oregon Children’s Theatre about their production of And in This Corner: Cassius Clay. We’ll talk with artistic director Stan Foote, co-director Jerry Foster artistic director of Passin’ Art Theatre and playwright Idris Goodwin.  And in the second part of […]

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