Stage&Studio

“Beatrice”- A New Opera

Portland Opera debuts it’s multi-year project to commission new operas that feature the stories and histories of BIPOC Oregonians for their young audiences program for their Portland Opera to Go Program (POGO) and their first original work is the biographical … Read the rest

2 Youth Theaters Talk

For the last 23 years, Dmae Roberts has featured both Northwest Children’s Theater and Oregon Children’s Theatre and their various productions. This time, the artistic directors of both companies are sharing the podcast stage.

It’s rare to have two successful … Read the rest

S. Renee Mitchell – Spreading Black Joy

Dmae features S. Renee Mitchell, performer, multimedia artist, former Oregonian columnist  and the winner of the 2019 Spirit of Portland award.  She is the creative force behind the “Spreading the Black Joy Virus,” a multimedia intergenerational project intended to increase … Read the rest

Shalanda Sims

Dmae presents a feature conversation with Shalanda Sims, actress, writer, director and founder/artistic director of World Stage Theatre. We’ll hear about their new film “Growing Up Black in Oregon: A Conversation” and about the work she’s doing as … Read the rest

Illustration by Lee Moye

Matilda

Dmae features a membership drive show of Matilda, the Musical at Northwest Children’s Theatre. She’ll talk with NWCT artistic director and director Sarah Jane Hardy and actress Ella Carson who plays Matilda. We’ll be giving away three pairs of tickets 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