Dance

GAMBATTE at Vanport Mosaic

May 25, 2019 Comments Off on GAMBATTE at Vanport Mosaic by

Dmae talked with activist, choreographer and dancer Chisao Hata who debuts a performance piece called GAMBATTE: An American Legacy at the Vanport Mosaic Festival which currently has events throughout Portland and runs through June 5th. GAMBATTE, a Japanese phrase that roughly translates to “do your best” and “hang in there,” began as staged reading at […]

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Linda Austin & Ordinary Devotions

Mar 02, 2019 Comments Off on Linda Austin & Ordinary Devotions by

Dmae talks with award-winning veteran dance artist Linda Austin about her newest original show Ordinary Devotions running March 14-23 at Performance Works Northwest. Austin says this experimental dance work honors the particularities of her 65-year old body and its hunger for tactility. (Aired 11am 3/5/19 on KBOO 90.7 FM or always on stagenstudio.com and always on  iTunes) Linda Austin ‘s […]

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Minh Tran Returns

Feb 02, 2019 Comments Off on Minh Tran Returns by

Dmae features dancer and choreographer Minh Tran who returns to the stage after an eight-year absence from the stage. He’s about to debut his most personal work to date about the recent loss of his parents and the renewal of the human spirit. Anicca/Impermanence on February 21-24, 2019 at Reed College (Aired 11am 2/5/19 on KBOO 90.7 FM or always […]

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Hedda

Mar 10, 2018 Comments Off on Hedda

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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Chitra, The Girl Prince

Feb 03, 2018 Comments Off on Chitra, The Girl Prince

Dmae features the Chitra: The Girl Prince co-directed by Sarah Jane Hardy and Anita Menon. We’ll hear from both artists about their second epic collaboration which began with their critical success The Jungle Book. They worked with writer Avantika Shankar who travelled from India to adapt a beloved Indian classic story. The play runs through Feb. 25th at NW Children’s […]

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Soomi Kim – CHANG(E)

Dec 02, 2017 Comments Off on Soomi Kim – CHANG(E)

Dmae welcomes NYC performing artist Soomi Kim, formerly from Beaverton, who is presenting her  provocative work as part of Boom Arts season. Kim is collaborating with Suzi Takahashi in Chang(e), an homage to the  late artist and activist Kathy Change (born Kathleen Chang), who died in a self-immolation act of protest in Philadephia in 1996. (Aired […]

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Proscenium Live + Kurios

Jul 23, 2017 Comments Off on Proscenium Live + Kurios

Dmae presents new works at Proscenium Live with collaborating partners Michael Mendelson, founder/artistic director of Portland Shakespeare Project and Steve Rathje of Proscenium Journal.  The staged readings are Aug. 4-6 at Artists Repertory Theatre,. And then in the second part of the show, we’ll hear from Jeff Lovari with Cirque du Soleil to hear about their newest show KURIOS ~ Cabinet of […]

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Ignite at NEW + Stories From MacLaren

Jan 14, 2017 Comments Off on Ignite at NEW + Stories From MacLaren

Dmae presents two original works by dancer/choreographers Oluyinka Akinjiola of Rejoice! Diaspora Dance Theater and Subashini Ganesanat New Expressive Works (N.E.W.). They’re both collaborating on IGNITE on Jan.20–22. And in the second part of the show we hear from playwright Francesca Piantadosi about the workshops she conducted with youth in Stories from MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility in a […]

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