Stage&Studio

Shalanda Sims

Dmae presents a feature conversation with Shalanda Sims, actress, writer, director and founder/artistic director of World Stage Theatre. We’ll hear about their new film “Growing Up Black in Oregon: A Conversation” and about the work she’s doing as … Read the rest

45th Parallel + World Stage Theatre

Dmae continues coverage of Portland arts groups who are creatively pivoting during the pandemic. First she talks with  45th Parallel Universe about their Friday night virtual concerts called the Portland Social Distance Ensemble.  She talks with executive director Ron Read the rest

Reinvention – Laura Lo Forti of Vanport Mosaic

Dmae talks with Laura Lo Forti, co-director of Vanport Mosaic who took on the challenge of reinventing a month-long festival of live events in Portland into a virtual one online. Through May 30th, The Virtual Vanport Mosaic Festival features poets, Read the rest

Artful Activism

Dmae features two Japanese-American artists whose work includes activism in Portland. They are currently in the upcoming production of  The Journal of Ben Uchida at Oregon Children’s Theatre. We go behind the scenes to profile actor and poet Ken Read the rest

SOUL’D

Dmae features SOUL’D: the economics of our black body, a new devised ensemble piece that examines the American Economic Dream for Black Americans. She’ll talk with director Damaris Webb (who is also co-director of Vanport Mosaic) and actress
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Risk Reward 2019

The Risk/Reward Festival of New Performance returns on June 28 through 29 at 730pm and June 30th at 5pm at the Imago Theatre. Dmae Talks with Katie Watkins, festival director and producing artistic director about the five local, Read the rest