For this edition of Stage & Studio, we highlight Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander heritage month and we feature innovative taiko artists Michelle Fujii and Toru Watanabe, the founders and directors of Unit Souzou and Constant State of … Read the rest
To say that Lauren Steele is a gifted actress is an understatement. In 2019 she delighted audiences with a tour de force performance playing 19 characters in Queens Girl in the World, by Caleen Sinnette Jennings. Steele showed the … Read the rest
Dmae Lo Roberts talks with Marc David Pinate, a playwright and artistic director of Borderlands Theater remotely from Tucson, Arizona.
In 2017, Pinate had difficulty paying the salary of an ensemble member who was also on staff at Borderlands. … Read the rest
Intisar Abioto calls herself “an explorer-artist working across photography, dance and writing.” Since she moved to Portland as a young adult with her family, she’s been creatively highlighting and documenting the contributions and talents of Black Oregonians.
A prolific cross-disciplinary … Read the rest
Dmae Lo Roberts presents an audio podcast produced by The Immigrant Story that features a frank and personal exploration of mixed race Asian American identity.
Roberts and writer and educator Patti Duncan as friends and colleagues have explore what this … Read the rest
It’s safe to say 2021 was a better year than 2020. With the vaccine, life this year became a little less fearful. People started to gather, first in small groups, and then with larger audiences for theaters and public events. … Read the rest