Performing Artists • O • Last Name


Performing Artists • O • Last Name

Xavier Obando

Ecuatoriano, viene con mucho interés en continuar con esta nueva compañía.



Te llevo en la sangre (2002)

Ixel Olivas

rings to her work a lifetime of sewing and design experience. From the careful tutelage of her grandmother to her undergraduate work with Southern Oregon University, Ixel has costumed productions such as Oliver, Sweet Charity, and Once in a Blue Moon. Ixel was the head costumer for Formations Dance Company and Xdance. Most recently she costumed the Milagro Bailadores' production Carnaval and, in addition to her work on Rabbit, is costuming Teatro Milagro's Entre Dos Mundos.



When the Blues Chase Up a Rabbit (1998)
Entre Dos Mundos (1998)
Camino al Carnaval (1998)

Emma Oliver

was born in Guadalajara, Mexico. Raised in a bilingual household, Emma learned English and Spanish at the same time. She graduated from La Universidad Femenina de Guadalajara with a degree in business management. She became a teacher at the same university teaching English. Her first novel, A House in Los Potreros, is looking for a publisher. Her short stories in Spanish appeared in “El Cuento, Revista de Imaginacion” and “El Informador.” Her work in English appears in the web site of Latino magazine “El Andar.”



Pluma Nueva (2005)
Pluma Nueva (2004)

Karen Olivo

has appeared in several MTG productions including Cuentos, Latina, and Camino Confusion. She is extremely happy that her grandchildren, Angela and Gabe, have decided that they like acting.



The Fat-Free Chicana & the Snow Cap Queen (1995)
Festival de Navidad(1994)
Heroes & Saints (1994)
Camino Confusion/Confusion Street (1993)
Latina (1992)
The Lady from Havana (1992)
Cuentos (1992)

Luis Ornelas

made his acting debut with the Miracle Theatre production of The Shrunken Head of Pancho Villa. Born in east LA, Luis earned his way through college working with migrant workers picking grapes. He is currently chairman of the Hispanic Commission in the Episcopal Diocese of Oregon.



Medea (1990)
Orinoco (1990)
The Shrunken Head of Pancho Villa (1990)

Carmen Maria Orso

makes her first dramatic stage appearance in Roosters. Previous credits include roles in the movies "Permanent Record" and "A Bad Trip," and the musicals Working and kicks on Broadway. She has also don industrial films and commercials, most notably those for Jockey Underwear. Professionally, she is a registered nurse.



Roosters (1989)

Rodolfo Ortega

received his Bachelor’s Degree in Music from the University of Arizona and his Master of Music degree from Manhattan School of Music where he studied piano and composition. He has composed several musicals for Northwest Children’s Theater including Hansel and Gretel, Snow White, Pinocchio, El Zorrito and Peter Pan. Additionally he has composed and sound designed Bad Ass Theater’s recent production of Invasion. He has also composed many of the productions at Shakespeare Santa Cruz where he is the associate artist in composition, including their recent productions of Othello, Midsummer Nights Dream, Wind in the Willows, Man in the Iron Mask and Henry the Fifth. Additionally he has composed the music for Denver Center Theater Company’s productions of Three Musketeers and Romeo and Juliet. He has additionally composed the music for Oregon Shakespeare’s recent production of The Tenth Muse (May 2014)
Rodolfo Ortega ha compuesto música y ha diseñado el sonido para numerosos teatros en Portland, Oregon y por toda la región. Rodolfo recibió su licenciatura de Música de la University of Arizona y su Doctorado en Música del Manhattan School of Music donde estudió piano y composición. Ha compuesto música y diseñado el sonido para las recientes producciones del Artist Repertory Theater's House and Gardens, Metamorphoses, Frozen, y Assassins. Ha compuesto para varias producciones del Miracle entre ellas Mariela in the Desert, Adriente Paciencia y Lorca in a Green. Para el Profile Theater Company sus crédittos incluyen el diseño de la música para Lisbon Traviata, Redwood Curtain, Talley's Folley, y Talley and Sons. Además compuso la música para Frankenstein, por la que recibió un premio Drammy en el 2006, Swiss Family Robinson, por lo que recibió un premio Drammy en el 2007 Diary of Anne Frank, y Sleepy Hollow fpara el Northwest Children's Theater. También compuso la música para Charlotte's Web, Tuck Everlasting, BFG, Holes y Cyrano para el the Oregon Children's Theater. Para la temporada 2000-2001 Rodolfo fue galardonado con el Drammy en Diseño de Sonido y Composición por una temporada de trabajo excepcional y en la temporada 2001-2002 fue galardonado de nuevo con un Drammy por sus copmposiciones para Tuck Everlasting para el Oregon Children's Theater y en el año 2004 recibió el Drammy por Composición por Lorca in a Green Dress.



Learn to Be Latina (2014)
Oya: Call the Storm (2008)
Mariela in the Desert (2007)
Sonia Flew (2007)
Ardiente Paciencia (2006)
Elliot, A Soldier's Fugue (2005)
The True History of Coca-Cola in Mexico (2005)
Día de los Muertos (2004)
Lorca in a Green Dress (2004)
Icarus (2001)
References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot (2001)
Noches de Cuba (2001)
Kiss of the Spider Woman (2001)
Christmas Crisis in Las Cruces! (2000)
Día de los Muertos (2000)
Life is a Dream (2000)
Fortuna de la Vida (2000)
El Paso Blue (2000)
Baile Romantico (2000)
Baile Romantico (2000)
The True History of Coca-Cola in Mexico (2000)
La Posada (1999)
Día de los Muertos (1999)
Blood Wedding (1999)
Fortuna de la Vida (1999)
Men on the Verge of a His-Panic Breakdown (1999)
Cafe Con Leche (1998)
Unmerciful Good Fortune (1997)
Alas del Huracan (1997)
Rey de la Gente Frutal (1994)
Heroes & Saints (1994)
My Visits with MGM (1994)

Nick Ortega

was born and raised in Fresno, California before he moved south to attend and eventually graduate from UCLA’s Theater Film and Television Department. He lives in Los Angeles while successfully and blessedly staying ever creative: acting, writing, directing, producing and most importantly, learning. This show is dedicated to his “pack” for their limitless love, patience and support. Nick thanks Miracle Theatre Group for its open arms and opportunity in this first-timer’s Portland adventure.



Oedipus el Rey (2012)

Rubén Ortiz

es escritor, educador y director de teatro de la Ciudad de México. Es fundador del colectivo La Comedia Humana y trabaja como profesor en la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México y como editor del Centro de Investigación Teatral Rodolfo Usigli. Con la metodología de teatro físico ha creado espectáculos que han viajado a nivel internacional (Praga, Bilbao, Madrid, Medellín, Nueva York). En los últimos años, Ortiz se ha dedicado a trabajos en espacios específicos (museos, galerías, casas, calles), así como colaboraciones creativas con otros artistas escénicos y otras disciplinas artísticas para instalaciones teatrales.



Dos Pueblos (2008)

Alyson Ayn Osborn

has performed in many Portland productions, most notably as Laura in Glass Menagerie at Willamette Repertory. She can also be seen in several local commercials and as a singing telegram messenger.



Oedipus Rex (1986)

Steve Osburn

This is Steve's third Portland production, following his appearances as Owen Musser in The Foreigner and as Harry Roat in Wait Until Dark (Sylvia's)



When El Cucui Walks (1995)

Joye Otto

graduated from Brandies University with her MFA in Theater Arts. Burning Patience is her third production with Miracle Theatre.



Burning Patience (1999)
Deporting the Divas (1999)
Cafe Con Leche (1998)

Marlon Jiménez Oviedo

is from Costa Rica. With Teatro Milagro, he has appeared as Matilde, Mijita Fridita; Miguel, Super Ana; and Esteban, Broken Promises. He graduated with a double major in Theatre and Environmental Studies from Lewis & Clark College, where he devised Being the Touristed, Part 1: The Unspoken, which debuted as his thesis performance in 2016. He recently choreographed for Mock’s Crest production of Ruddigore, and performed in the role of Kelpie for Third Rail Repertory’s mentorship program’s production of The Skriker.



El Payaso (2017)
Mijita Fridita (2016)
Super Ana! (2016)
Broken Promises (2016)

Kudra Owens

studied classical ballet for nine years, beginning at the age of 3. She attended a performing arts high school in Seattle where she also studied drama. She has performed in several plays, participated in an improvisational performance group and moved to Portland in August of 1989. She is currently studying at the Training Ground.



The Magic Stone (1990)