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A Xmas Cuento Remix 2020 Who’s Who

Posted on November 25, 2020 | 0 comments

Andrés Alcalá (Director, Editor, Abuelo Javier, Eddie, Police Officer, Caroler) Thrilled to be doing another show with Milagro while using another set of skills in animation and video production. As well as bringing to life, the role of Caroler and Abuelo. Other shows at Milagro include Oye Oya! , Kiss of the Spider Woman, Clean, Bicycle Country, Deporting the Divas, Two One Man Shows – Men on the Verge of a His-Panic Breakdown part I and II. He has performed all over Portland, including roles such as Shrek and George Banks in Mary...

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El Día De Los Muertos at Milagro

Posted on October 30, 2020 | 0 comments

Every year starting midnight on October 31st, through November 2nd, Latinos celebrate el Día de los Muertos. It is a tradition where people come together to remember and reflect on loved ones that have passed. One of the practices of the tradition, include building an ofrenda, or an altar that displays pictures of family members, friends, or important figures that have died. The idea of the Day of the Dead, is that the door that separates the world of the living and the world of the dead is opened. Spirits of those that have passed then have...

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A Look Inside Wapato Island Farm from Radio Milagro Episode 2

Posted on October 16, 2020 | 0 comments

                Jennifer sits down with Radio Milagro Podcast Producer and Host Miguel Acuña Photo by Liset Puentes Jennifer Rose Marie Serna is a Latina folk herbalist, mother, regenerative farmer, land activist, skill educator, and owner of Wapato Island Farm. Learning from her great Abuelita, Grandma Mary, a Mexican yerbatera and family matriarch, Jennifer began her journey with plant wisdom, healing, and food as nourishment at a young age. She has been learning herbalism for most of her life, which...

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The Play You Want (INGENIO 2020) Who’s Who

Posted on September 22, 2020 | 0 comments

Ken Yoshikawa (Sam Gold / Chay Yew/ Variety Reporter) Ken is a Portland-based actor, poet, and playwright. Like you, perhaps, he puzzles on the nature of the Self and mortality in a time of moral and environmental crisis. He is grateful for his friends and family for their love. He is grateful to Milagro and this cast for an opportunity to create together. Previous credits include 1984 (Artists Rep),  Renaissance:Technically (Portland Center Stage),The Journal of Ben Uchida (Oregon Children’s Theatre), and Chitra, the Girl Prince (NW...

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INGENIO 2020

Posted on June 16, 2020 | 0 comments

INGENIO 2020

in association with Teatros Unidos Milagro in association with  Teatros Unidos- A Newly Formed National Latinx Theatre Collective Announce: The INGENIO 2020 Live Virtual Theatre Festival, streamed September 25th – October 4th. Two weekends of readings of 6 new plays by Latinx playwrights as a celebration of resilience.  Ingenio /ēn ‘he nē oh/: Spanish for wit, ingenuity; the inventive and creative capacity to create; a sugar cane refinery. Who: Milagro, Baktun12 & Borderlands Theater, Cara Mía Theatre & Teatro Vivo, Teatro Luna...

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Study Guide: The Corrido of the San Patricios

Posted on March 13, 2020 | 0 comments

The Great Hunger The Irish Potato Famine (also known as “The Great Hunger” to designate a root cause of food distribution, rather than scarcity) occurred between 1845 and 1849.  Though triggered by a potato blight which destroyed most potato crops throughout Europe in the 1840s, the blight itself was not enough to cause the widespread famine that followed in Ireland. Many factors led to The Great Hunger, including widespread poverty brought on by tenant farming in Ireland; potatoes serving as the only source of food for most Irish people; and...

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The Corrido of the San Patricios Who’s Who

Posted on March 11, 2020 | 0 comments

The Corrido of the San Patricios Who’s Who

CAST Jonathan Hernandez (Actor 1, Lochlan O’Brien) is an Arizona native—making moves, creating theater, and telling stories since 2005. His last show at Milagro was in the 2015 production of La Muerte Baila. In 2018, Jonathan encountered a wonderful opportunity to work with Radical Evolution and Teatro Campesino to workshop the play you are about to see today.  “I’ve enjoyed the process and am grateful to be working with Kinan, Beto, and Meropi once again, this time for the world premiere. I also want to say thank you to Milagro...

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Interview with Mariposa’s Actor: Ana Pardo

Posted on February 2, 2020 | 0 comments

Milagro actor Ana Pardo recently emigrated from Venezuela to America in the hopes of escaping the strife plaguing her country. Here is her story, along with how it relates to her role in our upcoming production of En el Tiempo de las Mariposas. Where are you from? I come from Venezuela. I was born here in the United States, but all my childhood was in Venezuela. I moved to Venezuela when I was seven. What brought you to the States? In July 2018, I came back because of the situation in Venezuela, and because coming to America is a way to give...

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En el Tiempo de las Mariposas Who’s Who

Posted on January 27, 2020 | 0 comments

En el Tiempo de las Mariposas Who’s Who

CAST Paulina Jaeger (Patria) Paulina Violet Jaeger is honored to help bring to life the story of these women and this time in Dominican history. She is passionate about social justice and women’s rights and is honored to be working among such a caring, talented cast and crew. Paulina’s most cherished role to date was when she played Anne in The Diary of Anne Frank, special in part because of being based on another real, loving, and fiercely brave human being. Thank you for being here!   Yesenia Lopez (Minerva) Yesenia Lopez holds a...

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Huínca Who’s Who

Posted on January 9, 2020 | 0 comments

Huínca Who’s Who

CAST AJAI TERRAZAS TRIPATHI (Manuel Huillipan/Camilo Catrillanca/Araucaria #3/Man) Ajai received his BA in Theatre Arts from Oregon State University.This is his tenth season with Teatro Milagro where he has performed in Duende de Lorca, B’aktun 13, Frida: un retablo, Cuéntame Coyote, Searching for Aztlán, Broken Promises, El Payaso, Bi-, and Judge Torres. He has also appeared in Tenali the Royal Trickster at Northwest Children’s Theatre, Troilus and Cressida for Salt and Sage Productions, and complex at Theatre Vertigo. He has written three...

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