Stage&Studio

Desdemona Chiang -A Great Leap

For Asian Pacific American Heritage month in May, Dmae Roberts features theater director Desdemona Chiang. Like many theater artists, this noted director has been perfecting the virtual reading which has evolved as its own art form during the pandemic. Hear … Read the rest

Wanda Walden -Costume Designer Extraordinaire

Debuted Tues 3/09/21 for the inaugural podcast on ArtsWatch!

Dmae talks with veteran costume designer Wanda Walden, the Portland- and Oakland, California-based actor, visual artist, writer, and in-demand costume designer, who had an astonishing fourteen shows lined up in Portland … Read the rest

Samson Syharath + New SNS Beginnings

Dmae welcomes longtime friend and theatre collaborator Samson Syharath, Laotian-American theatre artist, for her final new show on KBOO radio.  They met when Samson came on the show as a guest for Shaking The Tree Theatre in 2013.

Since … Read the rest

Damaris Webb

Dmae gets caught up with Damaris Webb is an actor, director, teaching artist and the co-director of The Vanport Mosaic. She’s directing a film version of the first act of Martha Bakes: a Biography of a Revolution and Insurrection that Read the rest

Alec Cameron Lugo

Dmae spotlights Portland-based actor and singer Alec Cameron Lugo. He talks about being a mixed-race Latinx and gay artist who grew up on the Big Island of Hawaii and the depth his identity brings to his roles. We’ll also find … Read the rest

Ajai Terrazas Tripathi

Dmae talks with Ajai Terrazas Tripathi, Portland actor, director, producer and playwright.   is collaborating on two Shakespeare virtual projects: A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Northwest Children’s Theater & School (Nov. 12 – Dec. 6) and Macbeth (Nov 11, 12, 13)Read the rest