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The Usual Suspects – Chris Murray

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ACTOR A stripped down Hamlet on a tiny stage. A small-town high school dropout in Annie Baker’s The Aliens. A wise-cracking walk-on in a staged version of the trash movie hit, Weekend at Bernie’s in a Southeast Portland bar. A ranting mythological suitor at the bottom of a swimming pool …

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Let’s Get to Know: Adriana Baer

  Originally from the San Francisco Bay area where she grew up surrounded by a vibrant arts-and-culture scene, she takes her inspiration from visual art, modern and classical dance, literature, architecture, new media, and music. Profile Theatre directing credits include The Road to Mecca and My Children! My Africa! While …

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The Usual Suspects – Rodolfo Ortega

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COMPOSER, SOUND DESIGNER Rodolfo “Rody” Ortega may be the world’s greatest combination of airline pilot and theatre composer. OK, that limits the playing field. But Ortega, who flies professionally for Horizon Airlines, is a legend in Portland theatre circles and it has nothing to do with air time. Check your …

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The Usual Suspects – Keely MCintyre

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DANCER Performers in Portland’s small and close-knit contemporary dance scene are shape-shifters, gliding from space to space and project to project. The cross-fertilization is restless, invigorating, surprising and stimulating. “I really like flip-flopping back and forth,” says Keely McIntyre, one of the city’s leading independent dancers and also, increasingly, a …

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The Usual Suspects – Rick Lewis

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COMPOSER Rick Lewis is the go-to music director for a lot of Portland theatre companies. And with musical theatre heating up on the city stages, that makes Lewis a busy man. At Portland Center Stage alone he’s working on three shows this season – Fiddler on The Roof, Jason Robert …

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