Stage&Studio

The Amish Project

Dmae Roberts features The Amish Project by Jessica Dickey at Portland Actors Conservatory.  The play focuses on the 2006 killing of five Amish girls in Lancaster, Pennsylania when a gunman took 10 school girls hostage and shot eight of
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Boom Arts + Judy Yung

Dmae features Boom Arts, a theatre company dedicated to international and contemporary plays. She’ll talk with curator/producer and founde from the upcoming production of Free Outgoing by Chennai, India-based playwright Anupama Chandrasekhar. 

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Who Am I Celebrating Me + James Canfield

Dmae talks with Shalanda Sims about the Who I Am Celebrating Me performance highlighting African American history through theatre and dance. She’ll be joined by two high school seniors, Kyra Orr and Isaiah Sims, participating in the performances. And in
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Breaking Rank + The Set-Up

Dmae features two different shows, Breaking Rank at Well Arts and The Set-Up at Cygnet Productions. First up we talk with Jessica Dart, Facilitator/Director of  Breaking Rank, Belle Landau, Executive Director, Returning Veterans Project and writer
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Mia Chung

Dmae Roberts talks with playwright Mia Chung whose play You for Me for You opens February 3–28 at Portland Playhouse directed by Gretchen Corbett. Chung  is in residence at the theatre and joins Dmae in the studio Read the rest

Ophelia+Deception+Hazardous Beauty

Dmae features three staged readings starring African American actresses. First we hear about S. Renee Mitchell’s new play Ophelia in Oblivion, her personal tale of surviving family trauma. We’ll also feature Bonnie Ratner’s Hazardous Beauty, about two writing … Read the rest