Stage&Studio

The Storytellers

For Indigenous Heritage Month in November, Dmae presents selections from The Storyteller series, a collection of Alaska Native  folktales revived from the audio archives at KNBA radio station and the Anchorage Museum in Anchorage, Alaska.

The Storyteller is a series … 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

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

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

Vera Starbard + Our Voices

Dmae features Alaska Native Playwright Vera Starbard and her play Our Voices Will Be Heard that was first produced at Perseverance Theatre and adapted into a radio play by Native Voice One. The play focuses on the journey of … Read the rest

3 Indigenous playwrights

Dmae features three Indigenous, female playwrights whose plays are being produced by the three top theatre companies in Oregon this spring. We’ll hear about Manahatta by Mary Kathryn Nagle (Cherokee) at Oregon Shakespeare Festival Mar. 28 – Oct. 27. And Read the rest