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A Xmas Cuento Remix Who’s Who

Posted on November 29, 2019 | 0 comments

A Xmas Cuento Remix Who’s Who

CAST ANDRÉS ALCALÁ (Abuelo, Eddie, Caroler) Andrés is thrilled to be returning as a performer on Milagro’s stage where over the last 20 years he performed in multiple shows as well as serving as projection artist. At Artist Rep he performed in Love! Valour! Compassion!, A Question of Mercy, The Laramie Project, Appalachian Ebeneezer, Metamorphoses, Touch, Exiles. At the Northwest Children’s Theatre he performed in Mary Poppins, Shrek the Musical, The Wizard of Oz, The Tale of Sleeping Beauty, Peter Pan, and Projection design for multiple...

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Amor Añejo Who’s Who

Posted on October 17, 2019 | 0 comments

Amor Añejo Who’s Who

CAST LAURA DI MARE (Ensemble) Laura has a Bachelor’s degree in Theater Arts from the University of Costa Rica. She started her professional career with Punto Cero, with whom she won the national award Best Ensemble for the play Un viejo con Alas. Along with two colleagues, she formed a theater group that presented original material in order to address local social issues. Upon moving to Portland, Laura is thrilled to have joined the Milagro family. You last saw her in La Segua in February 2019. YESENIA LOPEZ (Ensemble) Yesenia holds a...

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INGENIO 2019 Reading/Selection Committee

Posted on May 14, 2019 | 0 comments

Galia Backal Galia Backal is a director of new works, plays, dance theatre, and musicals. She acted as director and creator for collaborative works including A Very Girly Story (EAT), One Day Older (Theatre Row), Silence (The Tank), Nightcap (Match:Lit Theatre Company), and If I Dare (Layton Studios). Other productions include Latch by Tom Mularz (Samuel French OOB Festival), Gruesome Playground Injuries by Rajiv Joseph (Schaeberle), July 7, 1994 by Donald Margulies (Schaeberle), Macbeth the Musical (DTASC Festival), God’s Country by...

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INGENIO Milagro 2019 Call for Submissions

Posted on March 14, 2019 | 0 comments

INGENIO Milagro 2019 Call for Submissions

Director Francisco Garcia, Guest Artist Diana Burbano, and the cast of World Classic by Nelson Díaz Marcano, in rehearsal during INGENIO 2018.   Through INGENIO, Milagro seeks to create a space where Latina/o playwrights can develop their plays in a safe, supportive environment with mentors and artists to whom they can relate. INGENIO serves as an intrinsic step in the creation of new full-length theatrical works. Rehearsals and workshops culminate in concert-style readings and feedback sessions with audiences of theatre professionals...

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Roundtable: La Segua Who’s Who

Posted on January 17, 2019 | 0 comments

Meet the panelists of the Roundtable: La Segua: A morality tale on vanity and narcissism. Jimena Alvarado, Ph.D. Jimena Alvarado, Ph.D. taught Women’s and Gender Studies at Portland Community College. She specializes in helping beginners understand their own privilege. She was born and raised in Costa Rica, and recently decided to make Portland her new home. Jimena is passionate about intersectional feminism and social justice, and gets pretty intense about the best ways to teach them. She’s devoted her energy into creating a curriculum that...

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Jump Who’s Who

Posted on January 2, 2019 | 0 comments

Jump Who’s Who

CAST Andrea Vernae, Fay Andrea Vernae is so excited to be performing with Milagro this season. She was last seen in Everybody by Branden Jacob-Jenkins at Artists Rep. When not onstage, Andrea is proud to serve as Managing Director of Confrontation Theatre and creating short films with Sunflower Creations.     Jasmine Cottrell, Judy Jasmine Cottrell is delighted to perform in her second show with Confrontation Theatre. Recently performed in The Great God of the Dark Storm Cloud (LineStorm Playwrites), Cottonwood in the Flood (Vanport...

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Wolf at the Door Who’s Who

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Wolf at the Door Who’s Who

CAST Marian Mendez, Isadora Marian’s love for acting led her to leave architecture school in her home country (El Salvador) and move to the United States. She started acting in short films in Los Angeles before moving to Portland in 2015, where she has developed her passion for the stage in several productions including Contigo Pan y Cebolla, Lydia, Astucias por Heredar, La Segua (Milagro), and Luna Gale (CoHo). She dedicates her work to her beloved husband Jason whose love and support inspire her creative journey.   Maya...

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La Segua Who’s Who

Posted on December 31, 2018 | 0 comments

La Segua Who’s Who

  CAST Johanna Andrea Echavarría Grajales, Encarnación Sancho Johanna Andrea Echavarría Grajales is from Medellín, Colombia, and is a student of literature at Universidad de Antioquia. She participated in some plays with Teatro Oficina Central de los Sueños, such as, Amérika de Kafka, Cabaret Baudelaire, and Tríptico Van Gogh: She has also participated in some parades of the scenic arts that are celebrated in her hometown every year. She feels fortunate to have her first performance in Milagro with the play La Segua.   David...

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Judge Torres Who’s Who

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Judge Torres Who’s Who

CAST Cindy Angel Cindy is originally from a small town in Yakima Washington. She graduated from Washington State University with a BS in Psychology. As an actor, she has performed in Our Town, You Can’t Take It with You, Richard III, She Kills Monsters, and Don Quixote where she played her favorite role as Sancho Panza. Cindy has also taken on behind the scene roles as an assistant set designer, director, and prop master. This is her first year touring with Teatro Milagro and she is looking forward to the new adventure.   Eduardo Vazquez...

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A Xmas Cuento Remix Who’s Who

Posted on December 4, 2018 | 0 comments

Meet the cast and crew who are bringing this new adaptation of of A Christmas Carol, through a Latino lens for today. CAST Eva Rotter Johnson (Dolores Avara) Eva is thrilled to be performing on the Milagro stage again! She was last seen here in How the García Girls Lost Their Accent and as Sonia in Sonia Flew. The original Un Christmas Cuento was Eva’s first show with Milagro, and so she is honored to be summoned back to be a part of the Remix version. Eva’s previous performances have been in Snow Queen, West Side Story, and A Chorus Line...

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