Subashini Ganesan + Desdemona Chiang

Aug 21, 2016 Comments Off on Subashini Ganesan + Desdemona Chiang by

Dmae features dancer Subashini Ganesan, curator of New Expressive Works (N.E.W.), an important space for independent performing artists. We’ll hear about an open house this weekend to preview all the classes and artists at the space. And in the latter half of the show we’ll hear from director Desdemona Chiang whose revisioning of Shakespeare’s  “The Winter’s Tale” […]

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Fertile Ground 2016

Jan 10, 2016 Comments Off on Fertile Ground 2016 by

Dmae features the Fertile Ground Festival, Portland’s largest performing arts festival returning for its 8th year for 11-days. We’ll hear from festival director Nicole Lane about the new works features. She’ll be joined by two of the original shows debuting new work: Solo performer Faith Helma of I Hate Positive Thinking and playwright Sue Mach and actress […]

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Imago’s ZooZoo

Dec 05, 2015 Comments Off on Imago’s ZooZoo by

Dmae presents the final production and tour of Imago Theatre’s ZooZoo. For more than 30 years, this family treat full imaginary animals and whimsical dance has delighted audiences around the world. Co-founders and co-artistic directors Jerry Maowad and Carol Triffle reminisce about this beloved show along with longtime performer Pratik Motwani. We’ll also hear what’s in […]

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La Luna Nueva

Aug 30, 2015 Comments Off on La Luna Nueva

Host/Producer Dmae Roberts talks with Olga Sanchez, artistic director of Milagro Theatre about La Luna Nueva that kicks off Milagro’s 35th season. This is maybe Olga’s last interview with Stage & Studio for awhile as the outgoing artistic director. She’ll be joined by Susan Addy, executive director of The Obo Addy Legacy Project and Charlie Okada,executive director […]

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Jul 04, 2015 Comments Off on Conduit-Risk/Reward

Dmae Roberts features two performing arts minifestivals with artistic directors Tere Mathern of Conduit’s DANCE+ Festival and Jerry Tischleder of The Risk/Reward Festival. Find out about both summer offerings and get out of the heat! ] (Aired 11am TUES 7/7/15 on KBOO 90.7FM and podcast on     Conduit’s DANCE+ Festival performs at Reed College’s Massee Performance […]

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Outwright Festival

Jun 05, 2015 Comments Off on Outwright Festival

Dmae Roberts features the OUTwright Theatre Festival with artistic director Rusty Tennant who’s directing the world premiere of the musical Under the Influence. We’ll also be talking with Under The Influence’s Ernie Lijoi, (playwright, composer, lyricist) and composer Kevin Laursen as well as Jack StockLynn who’s directing They Them Their by Leela Ginelle.The festival celebrates the LGBTQ contribution […]

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Parfait Bassale & Migrations

Jan 24, 2015 Comments Off on Parfait Bassale & Migrations

Dmae profiles guitarist and singer Parfait Bassale who is about to debut his new EP of original songs. Originally from West Africa, Bassale weaves joyous guitar melodies with his intricate vocals. He often sings about his experiences and introspections of immigrant dreams and daily life.  Bassale performs live and debuts some of his new songs […]

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How To End Poverty

Jan 17, 2015 Comments Off on How To End Poverty

Dmae catches up with Michael Rohd, founder and artistic director of Sojourn Theatre. It’s been since 2010 when Sojourn produced an original interactive theatre piece in Portland. This time they’re teaming up with Portland Playhouse to debut the regional premiere of HOW TO END POVERTY IN 90 MINUTES. We’ll hear how Rohd and Sojourn have created a model […]

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