Dmae features three Indigenous, female playwrights whose plays are being produced by the three top theatre companies in Oregon this spring. We’ll hear aboutÂ Manahatta by Mary Kathryn Nagle (Cherokee) at Oregon Shakespeare Festival Mar. 28 – Oct. 27. And … Read the rest
Dmae features Kevin Jones, artistic director of the August Wilson Red Door Project and Â actor Alonzo Chadwick and their ground-breaking touring production ofÂ Hands Up:Â 7 Playwrights, 7 Testaments.Â The seven autobiographical monologues of this remarkable production … Read the rest
Dmae features two very different festivals. First up we feature Damaris Web and Laura Lo Fortiâ€‹ co-directors of Vanport MosaicÂ that happens May 26-29 throughout Portland. The 2017 festival of events thatÂ highlights important history of Vanport communities and … Read the rest
May is Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month and events are heating up all over Portland.
Up first we’ll talk with playwright Nandita Shenoy whose playÂ Washer/DryerÂ gets its staged reading Oregon premiereÂ by Theatre Diaspora. Shenoy created this … Read the rest
Dmae presents two original works by dancer/choreographers Oluyinka Akinjiola of Rejoice! Diaspora Dance Theater and Subashini GanesanatÂ 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 … Read the rest