Dance

Insatiable + Black Grace

Mar 09, 2013 Comments Off on Insatiable + Black Grace by

Portland Taiko’s Insatiable is a new compositions exploring as they say “the possibilities of the art form of taiko through contemporary reflections on Japanese folk dance.”

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Triangle Productions + White Bird Dance

Feb 09, 2013 Comments Off on Triangle Productions + White Bird Dance by

A spotlight on two different productions:  Dmae Roberts talks with Ritah Parrish and Wendy Westerwelle in  Triangle Productios 25 Questions For A Jewish Mother and later in the show, White Bird’s Walter Jaffe tells us about New Zealand dance troupe Black Grace, presented by White Bird Dance in their Portland premiere. (Aired Tues Feb. 12th at 11am on […]

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Push Leg & ‘Nighthawks’ + ‘Far Away’

Aug 16, 2012 Comments Off on Push Leg & ‘Nighthawks’ + ‘Far Away’ by

Dmae Robertsfor PUSH LEG presents Nighthawks, inspired by the works of Edward Hopper. Founders of PUSH LEG, Camille Cettina and Anne Sorce talk about their physical theatre based company and how they were inspired by this single painting for their original production.  Plus we talk with Samantha Van de Merwe, artistic director of Shaking The Tree Theatre […]

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Bouand Dance / Aina in Hawaii

May 25, 2012 Comments Off on Bouand Dance / Aina in Hawaii

A talk with Alex Ballard of Portland’s Bouand Dance Company and Davy Brun of the French dance company Ando Cie. Bouard Dance Company presents contemporary European classical dance. The company is gearing up for a new concert June 1 & 2 at BodVox Dance Center. And in the last part of the show, we hear […]

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Gracie, a new musical + Linda Hutchins

Apr 20, 2012 Comments Off on Gracie, a new musical + Linda Hutchins

With three books and a new musical called Gracie, Triangle Productions‘ Don Horn is making sure that Gracie Hansen won’t be forgotten. Best known as the “Queen” of the ’62 Seattle World’s Fair, Hansen ran the Roaring 20’s Room in Portland for five years, before taking a stab at running for governor of Oregon.  We’ll talk […]

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Linda Austin + Portland Taiko

Mar 15, 2012 Comments Off on Linda Austin + Portland Taiko

Sat on KZME 107.1 FM, a talk with premiere choreographer/dancer Linda Austin of Performance Works Northwest about her upcoming show A head of time. We’ll also hear from Michelle Fujii of Portland Taiko about their upcoming concert. Linda Austin’s A head of time brings together an accomplished ensemble of eight dancers  for a performance and […]

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Robin Lane’s Do Jump + a story by Erin Leddy

Nov 18, 2011 Comments Off on Robin Lane’s Do Jump + a story by Erin Leddy

Dmae Roberts visits with Robin Lane, the Founder and Artistic Director of Do Jump! Plus a piece by Erin Leddy. This holiday season, Do Jump! presents their new holiday show, Ahhh HA. Dmae will also feature an audio piece from  Hand2Mouth ensemble member Erin Leddy, highlighting her return to Portland after touring to Seattle and New Orleans with […]

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Remembering Carolyn Holzman

Aug 09, 2011 6 Comments

On Friday, August 5, 2011, Portland lost one of its angels on earth. Carolyn Holzman, a dear friend, an innovative theatre artist and a devoted teacher, passed away from a heart attack. In her work as a director and choreographer for Portland stages and as an adjunct Professor in the theatre arts department at Portland State […]

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