LGBTIQQ Youth at Significant Risk of Homelessness

Posted on February 20, 2017 | 0 comments

by Ariadne Wolf   Milagro is proud to present the world premiere of Swimming While Drowning by Emilio Rodriguez. The show is in its final week with only three performances left and has been receiving high praise from audiences each night. It’s a timely piece about LGBTIQQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer, and Questioning) youth and homelessness. The play not only explores the reality of their situation, it also shows how art can help cope with tough situations. Ariadne Wolf researched the unique situation that effects...

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Swimming While Drowning’s Incredible Opening Weekend!

Posted on February 15, 2017 | 0 comments

The energy at Milagro this week is electric as company members and audiences alike are raving about the incredible work that took place on stage this past weekend. The show is being described as honest, resonant, funny, and beautiful. Director Francisco Garcia beautifully summed up opening night by saying, “I am so grateful that I was given the opportunity to direct the world premiere of Emilio Rodriguez’s beautifully poetic play Swimming While Drowning. We had a wonderful opening night filled with love, laughter, and joy. Sold out...

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Meet New Milagro Familia

Posted on February 2, 2017 | 0 comments

Get to know some of the artists who’ll be sharing their art with us at special events this month: Pochas Radicales: Blanca & Andrea Blanca Stacey Villalobos is a queer pocha originally from southern California who works and creates in Portland, Oregon. As a woman of color, a pocha (an americanized Mexican), bisexual, and a gemini, her self and way of life have always been doubted by those around her. Villalobos’ fluidity frightens, her 3rd tongue(spanglish) makes her less ‘authentic’, and she has been defined as an...

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Director Francisco Garcia brings years of experience and insight to his work with two young actors in Swimming While Drowning by Emilio Rodriguez

Posted on January 24, 2017 | 1 comment

In Swimming While Drowning, playwright Emilio Rodriguez intertwines the everyday language of teenagers with heightened poetry to capture the world of two young men in an LGBT homeless shelter. Francisco Garcia, who was handpicked to direct this play by executive director Jose Gonzalez, brings an experience of creating theatre about young people’s issues to his work on Swimming While Drowning. Additionally, he brings his experience of living in Los Angeles, where the play is set. There, he often worked with youth similar to the characters in...

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Hurry Before El Payaso Sells Out

Posted on January 20, 2017 | 0 comments

BUY TICKETS SUBSCRIBE BOOK A TOURING SHOW DONATE  Providing extraordinary Latino theatre, arts, and culture experiences for the enrichment of all communities. MILAGRO INSIDER  |  Volume 16 Issue 2 |  January 18, 2017 3 More Chances Left to See El Payaso     El Payaso had a great opening this weekend. Despite the snow, we performed to a nearly sold-out house on Friday and enthusiastic crowds on Saturday and Sunday. Several community partners turned out for the environmental resource fair, which was also well attended and very informative. We...

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We’re back! Milagro’s Blog Relaunch: 2017

Posted on January 19, 2017 | 0 comments

It’s a new year and we’ve got new content to share with you on our blog. Stay tuned for more posts to keep up to date with what’s happening at Milagro, with our artists, and in the PDX theatre community....

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CEID Conversation #3 – Community Engagement Series

Posted on September 25, 2015 | 0 comments

  What:                Community Engagement Series: Conversation #3 When:               Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 5:00 to 7:00 PM Where:              El Zócalo at Milagro, 537 SE Stark Street Portland, OR 97214 RSVP by September 28th to More Info:        For more information visit: Sponsored by SE Uplift and the Office of Neighborhood Involvement   On Tuesday, September 29th, Milagro will be hosting Conversation #3 of its Community Engagement Series with creative residents and workers in the...

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Posted on September 13, 2015 | 0 comments

  Daniel Jáquez joins Milagro as Interim Artistic Director   Milagro is delighted to announce that Daniel Jáquez, Artistic Associate and longtime collaborator, has joined the team to serve as Milagro’s Interim Artistic Director. Jáquez has served as Milagro’s Artistic Associate since 2002, and directed several productions, including his original works. In addition, he is an Associate Artist with INTAR Theatre in NYC and with Teatro V!da in Springfield, MA, as well as an Advisory Committee member for The Lark Play Development Center’s...

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Volunteer for Viva Tequila PDX!

Posted on August 12, 2015 | 0 comments

Viva Tequila PDX, the region’s premier showcase of craft distillers and vendors,needs volunteers for its 2015 event. Milagro is the beneficiary nonprofit for this event and we invite our community to support us by attending and/or volunteering! Volunteer duties will include crowd supervision, making sure that attendees are wearing a wristband credential, and that only VIP ticket holders are allowed into VIP spaces. Volunteers will also assist with tequila demonstrations and classes, and other duties as needed. Your volunteer shift gets you...

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La Luna Nueva is coming with Music, Theatre and Dance from all over the World!

Posted on July 23, 2015 | 0 comments

Get your tickets today, visit 7:30 p.m. jueve, september 17, 2015 Sones Marineros, por la esperanza with Laura REbolloso & Ensamble Marinero MUSIC English |Spanish ​Tickets: adults $25 advance, $28 door Youth under 15, student, veteran $12 advance; $15 door Laura Rebolloso is a sonera and songwriter, who performs the traditional instruments of Son Jarocho, especially “La Leona” and jarana. She also composed verses and sounds with topics ranging from nature, motherhood, death, women, Mexican voices, hope and...

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