Stage&Studio

Paul Susi – Art for Vulnerable Communities

Dmae features Paul Susi, an educator, a social services professional, an arts administrator, an activist, and a theater artist who was born and raised in Portland. A trained classical actor, Paul has also focused on bringing art to communities in Read the rest

Tracy Cameron Francis

Dmae talks with Tracy Cameron Francis, theatre and interdisciplinary director as well as the artistic director of Boom Arts. She is perhaps the only Egyptian-American director in Portland. Boom Arts is collaborating with Risk/Reward and XRAY. FM to present 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

PCS Holiday Shows

Dmae welcomes Marissa Wolf, artistic director of Portland Center Stage to talk about two holiday time shows, Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley (which she directs) a reimagining of Pride and Prejudice and the Tony-award-winning musical Hedwig and the Angry Read the rest

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

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