Stage&Studio

Mala

Dmae talks features CoHo Productions‘ season opener Mala by Melinda Lopez. She talks with co-producers Anna Nicholas and Brian Shnipper who is also director and Julana Torres who performs the title role of Mala in this solo play Read the rest

Between Two Knees

Dmae features the searingly funny and courageous production of Between Two Knees  detailing more than 100 years of Indigenous American history. The show is currently running through October at Oregon Shakespeare Festival.  She features actor Justin Gauthier who performs Larry … Read the rest

Stan Foote Goodbye

Dmae talks with Portland theatre veteran Stan Foote. Earlier this year he announced his retirement and would be stepping down from 28 years as artistic director of Oregon Children’s Theatre. During his tenure, he has created and produced impressive original Read the rest

OUTwright of Color

Dmae features two LGBTQIA+ productions at the annual OUTWright Festival produced by Fuse Theatre Ensemble. We talk with James Dixon, director of Bootycandy which receives its full production June 13-30 and Jennifer Lanier, co-artistic director of Ops Fest  (Original Read the rest

GAMBATTE at Vanport Mosaic

Dmae talked with activist, choreographer and dancer Chisao Hata who debuts a performance piece called GAMBATTE: An American Legacy at the Vanport Mosaic Festival which currently has events throughout Portland and runs through June 5th. GAMBATTE, a Japanese phrase that Read the rest

A Certain Age

Dmae talks with JoAnn Johnson and Jane Bement Geesman, two of Portland’s respected veteran actresses who are working together in Caryl Churchill’s Escaped Alone at Shaking The Tree Theatre directed by Samantha Van de Merwe. The two are joined onstage Read the rest