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.

Audio

Coho Productions' "Fool For Love" by Sam Shepard

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 10/20/2009

Dmae Roberts talks with Director Megan Kate Ward tells us about "Fool For Love" by Sam Shephard at Coho Productions.  (Photo: Val Lundrum and Chris Harder)

 

Exquisite Corpse Dance Concert

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 10/20/2009

  Dmae Roberts talks with Dancers Jim McGinn and Carla Mann and Composer Heather Perkins talk about their upcoming dance concert titled "Exquisite Corpse."  

  • Title: SNS102009-ExqCorpse
  • Length: 15:44 minutes (14.4 MB)
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Josh Kornbluth - Ben Franklin: Unplugged

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 10/13/2009

Dmae Roberts talks with Actor, Writer, Filmmaker, Monologuist Josh Kornbluth of "Haiku Tunnel" fame. He's in Portland performing his one-man show "Ben Franklin: Unplugged" at Portland Center Stage.  

  • Title: Josh Kornbluth
  • Length: 27:19 minutes (25.01 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

The Beggar's Opera - Opera Theatre Oregon

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 10/13/2009

 Dmae Roberts talked with Stephen Marc Beaudoin and Michael Herman creators of "The Beggar's Opera" from Opera Theatre Oregon. They're joined by singer Beth Madson Bradford to give an in-studio concert just for KBOO during our membership drive. If you're still interested in those tix, call KBOO. 

 

 

  • Title: SNS101309-opera
  • Length: 26:28 minutes (24.24 MB)
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Brothers of the Baladi

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 10/06/2009

 Host Dmae Roberts talks  with the Portland music group The Brothers of the Baladi, a Grammy-nominated band specializing in Middle Eastern/World Music. This is a membership drive edition of Stage and Studio with CDs of their music as thank-you gifts for your support! We have CDs still to offer so become a member or renew your membership!   

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White Bird Dance and Wordstock Festival

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 09/29/2009

  Dmae Roberts talks with Paul King and Walter Jaffe ofWhitebird Danceabout their new season of dance concerts beginning with Mikhail Baryshnokov. And in the second half of the show, we get a previewwith Executive Director Greg Netzer of the Wordstock Festival featuring 170 writers from across the country and the Northwest. 

 

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  • Length: 27:29 minutes (25.17 MB)
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Wordstock 2009

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 09/29/2009

 Dmae Roberts talks with Executive Director Greg Netzer of the Wordstock Festival featuring 170 writers from across the country and the Northwest including Sherman Alexie, James Elroy and Jacquelyn Mitchard happening Oct 10th & 11th at the Oregon Convention Center.

  • Title: SNS92909-Wordstock
  • Length: 9:02 minutes (8.28 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Rick Lewis, music director of "Ragtime" at PCS

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 09/22/2009

 Dmae Roberts talks with Rick Lewis, musical director of "Ragtime" at Portland Center Stage. Hear some of music and the thoughts behind working with actors and singers to bring out complex melodies and orchestrations. And in the second part, JR Wickham of Theatre Vertigo tells us about "The Ruby Sunrise."

 

  • Title: SNS092209(edited)
  • Length: 24:47 minutes (22.7 MB)
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Portland Taiko's 15th Anniversary& A-WOL Dance

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 09/15/2009

 Dmae Roberts talks to Portland Taiko about their 15th anniversary upcoming concerts on September 19th and 20th with co-artistic Teresa Enrico, producing director Michelle Fujii and Ann Ishimaru, a past co-artistic directors. And in the latter part of the show, we talk with Jen Harbaugh of A-WOL Dance Collective.

 

  • Title: SNS091509(edited)
  • Length: 26:29 minutes (24.26 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Steffen Silvis, theatre critic returns to Portland

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 09/08/2009

  Dmae Roberts talks with Steffen Silvis, former theatre critic for Willamette Week. He recently returned from Prague where he's lived for four years. He describes his adventures reviewing Czech plays and remembers his time as critic in Portland.

Steffen Silvis.  Photo Credit: Julie Akers

 

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