The Fortunes + Everfair

Sep 10, 2016 Comments Off on The Fortunes + Everfair by

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Dmae Roberts talks with two authors beginning their book tours for KBOO’s membership drive show. First up, we’ll hear a short preview from Seattle author Nisi Shawl whose new book combines narratives from Belgium, Great Britain, the Congo  and an imaginary utopia called Everfair in a neo-Victorian novel. And then author Peter Ho Davies  joins us to […]

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Tim Dang + ConFest

Aug 26, 2016 Comments Off on Tim Dang + ConFest by

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Dmae talks with Tim Dang, cialis one of the most influential Asian American/Pacific Islander theatre leaders in the country. After 23 years, order  Dang recently stepped down as artistic director of East West Players in Los Angeles, the longest running professional theatre of color in the U.S. Dang was also instrumental in co-founding the Consortium of […]

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Subashini Ganesan + Desdemona Chiang

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

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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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JAW & Mia Chung

Jul 23, 2016 Comments Off on JAW & Mia Chung

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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

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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

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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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