Performing Arts

JAW & Mia Chung

Jul 23, 2016 Comments Off on JAW & Mia Chung by

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Dmae revisits with playwright Mia Chung who is back in Portland for a staged reading of her newest play Catch as Catch Can as part as the 18th annual JAW: A Playwright’s Festival at Portland Center Stage.  We’ll hear about Mia Chung’s new play and about her workshop and more. Plus Dmae gives highlights about other JAW […]

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OSF+Enlightened

Jul 17, 2016 Comments Off on OSF+Enlightened by

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Dmae features theatre outside of Portland along the I-5 corridor. First up we  feature Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s Roe in Ashland, Oregon. We talk with Lavina Jadhwani, a Phil Killian Directing Fellow and the assistant director for Roe. And in the latter part of the show we hear from Vincenzo Meduri, producing artistic director and founder of Salem’s newest theatre, Enlightened Theatrics, about their […]

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Asylum Lab

Jul 03, 2016 Comments Off on Asylum Lab by

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Dmae focuses on the Asylum lab, a place where professional actors and directors can explore classical theatre in a “gym”-like setting. It’s being developed by director Elizabeth Huffman. We’ll talk with Huffman and two actors in her Asylum lab actors Skeeter Greene and James Dixon and director Alana Byington. (Aired 11am Tues 7/5/16 on KBOO.FM […]

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Keeping Safe In Theatre

Jun 25, 2016 Comments Off on Keeping Safe In Theatre

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Dmae presents an in-depth look at safety for women in theatre inspired by a June 8th, Chicago Reader article titled At Profiles Theatre the drama—and abuse—is real  that shocked theatre communities around the country. The lengthy article was a year-long investigation into  a 20-year history of sexual harassment and physical abuse at Profiles Theatre in […]

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Philip Kan Gotanda-Travelling Master

May 22, 2016 Comments Off on Philip Kan Gotanda-Travelling Master

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Dmae features veteran playwright Philip Kan Gotanda. She first talked to him three years ago when he came to do a talk at Reed College. Now he’s a Traveling Master for the Dramatists Guild Fund and will be teaching a class called “Challenges of Writing From a Racial and Cultural Perspective” at Portland Center Stage. Using […]

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Vanport Mosaic Festival

May 14, 2016 Comments Off on Vanport Mosaic Festival

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Dmae features the Vanport Mosaic Festival that celebrates and remembers an important time and community in Portland history. She’ll talk  with festival co-artistic directors S. Renee Mitchell, Damaris Webb and Laura Lo Forti.  Damaris is the director/producer of Cottonwood In The Flood. Lo Forti organized the Vanport Mosaic oral history project and three free screenings of these […]

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defunkt’s The Udmurts

May 07, 2016 Comments Off on defunkt’s The Udmurts

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Dmae features defunkt Theatre’s world premiere production of The Udmurts by David Zellnik.  The Udmurt people are a diminishing ethnic group in the Udmurt Republic in Russia. The lead character in defunkt’s production meets an Udmurt woman and is changed by her friendship. Not only is defunct bringing this new play to Portland but it’s making a […]

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Membership Drive 2

Apr 30, 2016 Comments Off on Membership Drive 2

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Dmae Roberts features a talk with Christopher Acebo, associate artistic director of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Chris Coleman, artistic director of Portland Center Stage. We’ll find out about the new season at OSF and get a backstage view of PCS’ A Streetcar Named Desire. (Aired 11am Tues 5/3/16 on KBOO.fm and StagenStudio.com.) The Tony Award–winning […]

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