Ignite at NEW + Stories From MacLaren

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

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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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FG 2017

Jan 07, 2017 Comments Off on FG 2017 by

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Dmae features the ninth annual Fertile Ground Festival of New Works. For 11 days, the Portland Area Theatre Alliance presents this city-wide festival. Portland audiences can visit a multitude of venues to see original performing and media arts. More than 100 new works in  theatre, dance, circus, clown, music, animation and multidisciplinary arts will be presented […]

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Goodbye 2016

Dec 24, 2016 Comments Off on Goodbye 2016 by

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Dmae says goodbye to 2016 with an end-of-year special. In 2016, we presented and produced 52 shows. We’ll revisit some of the best moments of Stage & Studio and we say goodbye to our longtime engineer Janet Anderson! (Airs 11am LIVE on Dec. 27th  on KBOO 90.7 FM or always on stagenstudio.com and always on  iTunes) We hear highlights from […]

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La Belle

Dec 20, 2016 Comments Off on La Belle

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Dmae features the most ambitious Imago show in their theatre, La Belle, Lost in the World of the Automaton. We’ll hear from Carol Triffle and Jerry Muoawad about their largest show more than three years. Much lauded since opening, La Belle has delivered an artful collaboration based on an 1740 novel by French writer Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve. Imago’s artists […]

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Nisi Shawl’s Everfair

Dec 09, 2016 Comments Off on Nisi Shawl’s Everfair

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Dmae Roberts talks with  Seattle author Nisi Shawl whose new epic debut novel combines narratives from Belgium, Great Britain, the Congo  and an imaginary utopia called Everfair in a neo-Victorian novel with steampunk elements of airships. With depth lyrical prose, compelling characters and stories steeped with rich history, Everfair spans 1889-1919 while looking at Western colonialism, African independence […]

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A Civil War Christmas

Nov 19, 2016 Comments Off on A Civil War Christmas

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Dmae talks with three stellar actors, Susanna Mars, Ayanna Berkshire and John San Nicolas  from Artists Repertory Theatre’s A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS. The show runs  November 22, 2016 – December 23, 2016 and features a diverse cast and music adaptations from top-notch contemporary musicians (Airs Nov. 22nd on KBOO 90.7 FM or always on stagenstudio.com and always on  iTunes) Artists […]

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Black Nativity

Nov 13, 2016 Comments Off on Black Nativity

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Dmae speaks with artistic director Jerry Foster and cast member Laurene CoCo Jackson of PassinArt: A Theatre Company about their upcoming performances of the Gospel play Black Nativity, December 2nd to December 18th. We’ll hear about the history of this Langston Hughes works for the holiday season. (Aired Nov. 15th on KBOO 90.7 FM or always on stagenstudio.com and always on  iTunes) PassinArt: […]

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2 Chinese-American Vets

Nov 06, 2016 Comments Off on 2 Chinese-American Vets

For Veteran’s Day, Dmae presents two stories of Chinese-American vets from different American wars. First up she talks with Eddie Fung, a WWII vet who was forced to work hard labor in  Japanese POW camp and helped to build the famed “Bridge on the River Kwai.” We’ll hear about his memoir written with his editor […]

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