Stage and Studio

Host/Producer Dmae Roberts.  Aired Live from the KBOO studio.

Each week Dmae Roberts talks with performing, literary and media artists from the Portland Metro area as well as around the Northwest.  As a two-time Peabody award-winning radio producer and writer, Roberts brings national quality to regional arts scene. Dmae often features her national radio work on Stage and Studio.If you have an event please send an email to stagenstudio@aol.com two months before your event.   The earlier the better!

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Episode Archive

La Luna Nueva

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 09/01/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Host/Producer Dmae Roberts talks with Olga Sanchez, artistic director of Milagro Theatre about La Lu
Host/Producer Dmae Roberts talks with Olga Sanchez, artistic director of Milagro Theatre about La Luna Nueva, a multidisciplinary festival that kicks off Milagro's 35th season. This is maybe Olga's last interview with Stage & Studio for awhile as the outgoing artistic director. She'll be joined by Susan Addy executive director of The Obo Addy Legacy Project and Charlie Okada , executive director of Ora Nui Tahitian Dance.

Prince Gomolvilas

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 08/18/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Thai-American Playwright Prince Gomolvilas
What do a Filipina American  TSA agent, a Chinese American brother and sister, and a Thai-American wedding chapel owner married to a Japanese man have in common? They are waiting for UFOs in Las Vegas with Grandma May, a Thai grandmother.

Chitra Viraraghavan: The Americans

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 08/11/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Chitra Viraraghavan
Chitra Viraraghavan is the author of her debut novel, The Americans. This is the story of Tara, a single Indian woman in her mid-30s who travels to America to look after her teenage niece while her sister Kamala is dealing with her autistic son's treatment.

PHAME + Claire Willett

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 08/04/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Two World Premieres in August PHAME's Up The Fall & Claire Willett's Dear Galileo at Playwrights Wes
Dmae Roberts presents two new world premiere stage plays in August. First up we feature PHAME and their first commissioned play by Debbie Lamedman with music by Laura Gibson called Up the Fall, on Aug 22-29, 2015 at Artists Repertory Theatre. We'll talk with Debbie Lamedman, PHAME'S artistic director Jessica Dart

Jacklyn Maddux & her Acting Challenge

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 07/28/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Jacklyn Maddux & her Acting Challenge
Almost two months ago, actress Jacklyn Maddux met a challenge to write for five days about her acting career. She posted five segments on her Facebook starting with her early career in NYC and to present time in Portland.  Dmae talks to Jacklyn about her experience taking this challenge and we'll hear Jacklyn read her passages for each of the five days. Get an inside view of an actor's life from the beginning stages to her growth into a seasoned veteran. 

Featured music is by Gillicuddy at Gillicuddy.com

Vanport +Never Give Up!

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 07/21/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Vanport the musical + Never Give Up! The legacy of Minoru Yasui
Dmae presents two different pivotal times of Oregon WWII history. First we'll find out about a new musical play call Vanport by Shalanda R.

The Illumination of Rumi

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 07/14/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
The Illumination of Rumi with author Michael Green produced by David Freudberg of HUMANKIND
Dmae presents a HUMANKIND special documentary by David Freudberg who talks with author Michael Green about hsi book The Illumination of Rumi. The 13th century Persian poet and scholar has found a resurgence of popularity in the 21st century.To the astonishment of publishers, Jalaluddin Rumi has become the best-selling poet in America. Rumi's sensational popularity is notable not only because of its content -- an intoxicated, rapturous love letter to the divine -- but also because his mystical poems were written in Persian in the 13th century.

Conduit+Risk/Reward

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 07/07/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Conduit’s DANCE+ Festival & The Risk/Reward Festival
Dmae Roberts features two performing arts minifestivals with artistic directors Tere Mathern of Conduit’s DANCE+ Festival and Jerry Tischleder of The Risk/Reward Festival. Find out about both summer offerings and get out of the heat!
(Aired 11am TUES 7/6/15 on KBOO 90.7FM and podcast on StagenStudio.com)

Jen Raynak, Sound Designer

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 06/30/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Jen Raynak and the art of theatre sound design
Dmae takes a moment to celebrate theatre sound design with veteran Portland sound designer Jen Raynak. She recently spoke at Dmae's radio documentary class at Mt. Hood Community College. Her interview was recorded live on location on 4/23/15. We'll hear clips from some of her intriguing sound designs and hear stories of some of her favorite works. Join us for a celebration of sound in the theatre!

(Airs 11am Tues 6/30/15 on KBOO 90.7FM and podcast on StagenStudio.com)

Wonderheads at Coho

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 06/23/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Wonderheads' LOONS at Coho Summerfest
 
Dmae Roberts features Kate Braidwood and Andrew Phoenix of the acclaimed physical theatre company and mask imagineers, WONDERHEADS on June 25-28. Their show LOON is performed in full masks has been called “living cartoonsr live-action Pixar.” This is part of a Coho Productions Summerfest featuring The Dissenter’s Handbook: A Collection of Riotous Tales by Dario Fo (July 2,3,4) and Drowned Horse (A Sea Shanty Cabaret) by Portland Experimental Theatre Ensemble (July 9-12). We’ll also hear about those shows from Coho’s Jessie Drake.

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Dancer Minh Tran & Tour of LOST sites in Hawaii

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Mon, 01/18/2010

Host Dmae Roberts talks with Dance and Choreographer Minh Tran about his final performance "KISS" which chronicles his coming out as an Asian gay man which is still controversial in the Asian community. And in the second part of the show, Dmae visits Kualoa Ranch where much of the hit series LOST is filmed. 

*Minh Tran's "KISS" was commissioned by White Bird Dance for their "Uncaged Series" and will be performed in a two-part bill with Tere Mathern in the round at the World Forestry Center. Here's a video of Tran describing his performance.

 

 

Fertile Ground w/Mawson's Mettle & SexyNurd

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 01/12/2010

Dmae Roberts talks with Trisha Mead, director of Fertile Ground, a 10-day festival of new performing arts works in Portland. During January 22 through February 2nd. Fertile Ground features more than a dozen world premieres with well over 50 artists.  Also featured on Stage and Studio are Portland Story Theatre's "Mawson's Mettle" with Laurence Howard (about Douglas Mawson who led an expedition in Antartica in 1911) and "Sexy Nurd" with auGi (who performs a couple of songs from his show.)

Check out the video clip of auGi performing live in the studio!

 

Check out the video on YouTube!

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Fertile Ground w/Mawson's Mettle & SexyNurd

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 01/12/2010

  Dmae Roberts talks with Trisha Mead, director of Fertile Ground, a 10-day festival of new performing arts works in Portland. During January 22 through February 2nd. Fertile Ground features more than a dozen world premieres with well over 50 artists.  Also featured on Stage and Studio are Portland Story Theatre's "Mawson's Mettle" with Laurence Howard (about Douglas Mawson who led an expedition in Antartica in 1911) and "Sexy Nurd" with auGi (who performs a couple of songs from his show.)

 

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  • Length: 26:46 minutes (24.51 MB)
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Broadarts' Melinda Pittman

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 01/05/2010

Host  Dmae Roberts talks with  Melinda Pittman of Broadarts Theatre unveils "A Broad for All Seasons." 

The show is a celebration of amazing international women - alive and from history.

 

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  • Length: 8:18 minutes (7.6 MB)
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Milagro Theatre's "American Sueno"

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program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 01/05/2010

Host Dmae Roberts previews "American Sueno" at Milagro Theatre. Writers Danel Malan and Rebecca Martinez, joined by Composer Joaquin Lopez talk about the process of putting together a touring show about marginalized outsiders pursuing the American Dream. Malan and Martinez talk about the process of writing this play based on interviews with the Portland community. We also get an in-studio concert with Lopez.

  • Title: SNS10510-Milagro
  • Length: 14:44 minutes (13.49 MB)
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Stage and Studio 2009 Review of Arts

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Mon, 12/28/2009

 Join Host Dmae Roberts for an end of the year review of Stage and Studio. More than 80 artists and arts organizations were featured on 51 shows in 2009.  Hear some fun highlights and thought-provoking moments from a year in the arts and ring in the New Year with Dmae!

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  • Length: 28:53 minutes (26.44 MB)
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Author Canyon Sam on Women in Tibet

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 12/22/2009

 Dmae Roberts talks with Canyon Sam, the author "Sky Train: Women on the Edge of History" -chronicle of women's lives in Tibet based on a 19-year oral history project.  Many women were left to fend for themselves when China invaded Tibet, ending up in work camps with a high mortality rate.

In 2007, Can Yon Sam took a ride on the controversial Sky Train linking Beijing, China to Lhasa, Tibet. Dmae talked to her at the Wordstock Festival in October.  Also in the show an audio holiday card.... Plus on the broadcast version, music by Lungchen Llamo. 

 

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  • Length: 29:00 minutes (26.56 MB)
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"Narnia" and "A Christmas Carol"

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 12/15/2009

Dmae Roberts talks with Sarah Jane Hardy artistic director of Northwest Children's Theatre and Scenic Artists John Ellingson about the fantastical work of "Narnia" - a musical based on the much-loved children's books "The Chronicle of Narnia" by C.S. Lewis.  The NWCT production runs through Jan 3, 2010.  And in the latter part of the show KBOO Producer Paula Small reviews Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" adapted by Mead Hunter for the Portland Center Stage production.

"BigLittleThings" Imago Theatre

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 12/08/2009

Host Dmae Roberts features Imago Theatre's annual holiday hit "Big Little Things" - a family hit that's sold out every year. She'll talk with two of the performers, Jonothon Lyons and Joseph Lymous, who have worked with Imago for several years. They share backstage stories of what it's like to work in physical theatre in fantastical costumes and we'll learn why hippos have trouble sleeping!

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  • Length: 16:06 minutes (14.74 MB)
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Ivy Lin's new film & Do Jump's holiday show

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 12/01/2009

Host Dmae Roberts talks with Filmaker Ivy Lin about her new documentary "Come Together Home"which features the history of Portland's Chinese immigrants buried  in Portland's segregated Block 14 in Lone Fir Cemetery and the return of their bones to China.

And in the second part of the show, Robin Lane of Do Jump Theatre tells us about her new holiday show "Tiger Lilly and Sunny Lu."

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  • Length: 27:31 minutes (25.19 MB)
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