Friday , December 15 2017
Home / Portland Features (page 115)

Portland Features

The Usual Suspects – Rodolfo Ortega

rodolpho ortega

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 …

Read More »

The Usual Suspects – Keely MCintyre

keely mcintyre

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 …

Read More »

The Usual Suspects – Rick Lewis

rick lewis

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 …

Read More »

Review: The Mountaintop

The Mountaintop Review

By Matthew Smith In The Mountaintop, currently running at Portland Center Stage through October 27, playwright Katori Hall examines Martin Luther King, Jr. – the man and the saint. Set entirely in Room 306 of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee on the night before Dr. King’s death, the play depicts …

Read More »

Review: In The Dark – Third Angle New Music

In the dark

By Matthew Smith As I drove to the OMSI Planetarium listening to NPR the sunset cast beautiful shades of pink and purple across the clouds over the West Hills, and I found myself thinking about what it means to experience sound and music in darkness. We sing familiar songs from …

Read More »