Stage&Studio

“Tenali” at NWCT & “Diary” at OCT

Dmae features two premiere Portland theater companies for youth and families. First up we talk about Tenali, the Royal Trickster at Northwest Children’s Theatre  (running till May 12) with artistic director Sarah Jane Hardy who co-directed once again with Anita Read the rest

Crossing Mnisose & The No Play

Dmae features playwright, activist, and attorney Mary Kathryn Nagle (Cherokee Nation) and her world premiere play Portland Center Stage’s Crossing Mnisose opening April 13th which weaves the story of  Sacajawea (also known by the Hidatsa pronunciation of “Sacagawea”) juxtaposed with … Read the rest

Ricardo Vasquez & Yesenia Lopez

Scott Palmer and The Island

Dmae talks with Scott Palmer, founding artistic director of Bag & Baggage Productions whose last day will be March 1st. He talks about the upcoming world premiere of The Island In Winter or La Isla en Invierno –the first of Read the rest

Here On This Bridge: The –Ism Project

Host Joseph Gallivan interviews Samson Syharath, writer, actor and associate producer of MediaRitesTheatre Diaspora production of Here on this Bridge: The—Ism Project, featured in the 10th anniversary of Fertile Ground, Portland’s largest city-wide Festival of New Read the rest

Changing Shakespeare

Dmae talks with three artistic directors who represent three companies working at diversity and changing Shakespeare offerings during the summer. We’ll hear from Asae Dean of Salt and Sage Productions, Paul Susi of Portland Actors Ensemble and Jennifer Lanier Read the rest

Invisible Spectrum + Angel Island

Dmae presents Elina Lim, creator of Invisible Spectrum Stories, a show with storytellers of color sharing their stories. Lim first began this storytelling series after experiences as the only Person of Color in other storytelling shows. She started Invisible Read the rest