Performing Artists • C • Last Name


Performing Artists • C • Last Name

Antonio González Caballero

Born in San Luis Potosi, Mexico in 1931 Caballero had an eclectic career as a painter, playwright, poet and writer. His first play Ladies at Displeasure was first staged in 1960 and restaged in 1980 receiving the prize El Heraldo as the best play of the year. In 1964, his play El Medio Pelo, (Velvet, Velour & Burlap) received the prize Juan Ruiz de Alarcon. Caballero's comedies of manners are known for their fresh dialogue and acute observation of life.



Velvet, Velour & Burlap (1997)

David Cabassa, Actor David Cabassa

David Cabassa fell in love with little rivers, moss-covered paths, and towering snow-capped mountains as soon as he arrived in Oregon. Born, raised, and educated in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, he is thrilled to be working on his first Spanish language production with Milagro. He most recently performed in INGENIO 2018’s reading of Tara by Brian Otaño (Milagro) and Living Out (Mask & Mirror).

David Cabassa se enamoró de los pequeños ríos, los senderos cubiertos de musgo y las imponentes montañas cubiertas de nieve tan pronto como llegó a Oregón. Nacido, criado y educado en Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, está encantado de trabajar en su primera producción en español con Milagro. Recientemente se presentó en la lectura de Tara de INGENIO en 2018 por Brian Otaño (Milagro) y Living Out (Mask & Mirror).



Verónica Princesa (2024)
La Segua (2019)

DeMara Cabrera

received her B.A. from Stanford University in Drama, specializing in theatrical design. During her undergraduate career, she was involved in over 40 productions, for which she earned the department award for Excellence in Design. DeMara also served as Artistic Director of the Stanford Shakespeare Society. DeMara taught costume design at Linfield College in 2007 and designed costumes for their productions of The Waiting Room and Women in Congress, for which she received an ACTF award. She designed the set for Miracle Theater’s El Grito del Bronx in 2009.



How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents (2010)
El Grito del Bronx (2009)

Gerardo Calderón

originally from Mexico City; He is the musical director of Grupo Condor and Nuestro Canto. Gerardo studied classical guitar at the Escuela Superior de Musica in Mexico City and music theory at the Portland Community College in Oregon, and recently Gerardo transferred to Marylhurst University in Oregon to study Music Therapy. As a professional musician, Gerardo has pursued his interest in traditional Mexican music, Latin American folk music and Pre-Colombian music by performing with folk ensembles in Mexico, Canada, New England, and the Pacific Northwest. He has also toured with choir and world music ensembles, and composed music and design sound for dance and theater companies. Gerardo has been a teaching artist for 15 years and has continuously served the northwest community through “Young Audiences of Oregon and SW Washington,” “Oregon Historical Society,” Oregon “Multnomah County Library System.” Gerardo has arranged, composed and produced multiple albums for Grupo Condor, Nuestro Canto and different artistic collaborative projects. As a parallel activity to performance and teaching, Gerardo is an instrument artisan; he makes custom panflutes, rain-sticks, water drums, turtle boxes and bombos. For the last couple of years Gerardo has been playing therapeutic music for Elder Facilities and Nursing Homes. Gerardo released his first solo CD “Viajero – Traveler” where he composed, performed and recorded all the music. Gerardo is also honored to be part of the Circus Project Band as a Musical Director and performer. Most recently Gerardo released his second solo CD “Somtir". (October 2013)
Gerardo Calderón (Compositor), es el director musical del Grupo Cóndor y Canto Nuestro. Estudió guitarra clásica en la Escuela Superior de Música de la Ciudad de México y teoría musical en Portland Community College. Como músico profesional, Gerardo ha buscado ejercer su conocimiento en la música mexicana, la música latina y música pre-Colombina tocando en grupos folklóricos en México, Canadá, noreste y el noroeste de los Estado Unidos. Gerardo también construye flautas de Latino America, palos de lluvia, tambores de agua, bombos y su propia creación “la Tortuga Cajon”. Su más reciente trabajo en el Miracle incluye las obras Jardín de Sueños, The Shrunken Head of Pancho Villa y ¡Viva la revolución!. Gerardo actualmente estudia Musicoterapia en Marylhurst University.



Corrido Calavera (2013)
Raíz (2012)
Jardin de Sueños (2012)
íViva la Revolución (2011)
íViva Don Juan! (2010)
Entre Villa y una mujer desnuda (2010)
The Shrunken Head of Pancho Villa (2009)
Dos Pueblos (2008)
Bodas de Sangre (2008)
Road to Xibalba (2006)
La Noche Eterna (2005)
El Jardín de Sueños (2005)
Cuéntame Coyote (2005)
Festival Primaveral (2004)
Yemaya's Belly (2004)
Día de los Muertos (2003)
Barrio Hollywood (2003)
Spirits of the Ordinary (2003)

Jacqueline Camus

has performed for Miracle since 1989, both in the Ancient Greek Theatre and Hispanic Cultural Festivals, as Queen of the Nymphs in Theseus, A Dangerous Journey, a chorus member in Miracle's production of Medea, Lupe in The Shrunken Head of Pancho Villa, and the Innkeepers Wife in Aventuras de Don Quixote. Jackie has also appeared in feature length films and national commercials, and performed for other local theatres.



Un Christmas Cuento (1991)
Theseus, A Dangerous Journey (1991)
Aventuras de Don Quixote (1991)
Medea (1990)
The Shrunken Head of Pancho Villa (1990)
Cupid & Psyche (1989)
Perez y Martina (1989)

Mikael Andres Candelaria

has lived in Portland for three years. A native of New Mexico, he majored in theatre at the University of New Mexico appearing in productions of Lysistrata, The Caucasian Chalk Circle, and Ballad of the Sad Café. He has appeared in Triangle Productions' Vampire Lesbians of Sodom and in Miracle theatre's productions of El Zorro, The Truer Story of Columbus, and The Miser of Mexico. In last year's Reading Series, Mikael directed the staged reading of Boxcar.



Deporting the Divas (1995)
Ay, Compadre (1994)
Boxcar (1993)
The Miser of Mexico (1993)
The Truer Story of Columbus (1992)
El Zorro (1992)
Zona Rosa (1992)

Anna Cristina Cano

is thrilled to be involved in her second show at Miracle Theater and is forever grateful for the community and family she has developed working with such a rich and vibrant company. Cristina has a BA in Theater from Portland State University. She has been seen in Miracle's Viva La Revolucion, and most recently as an actor, and as Musical Director for Action/Adventure Theater's serial-comedy, Fall of the Band. When she isn't acting, Cristina is playing music in her bands Siren and the Sea, and Albatross. She would like to give a big long intimate hug and thanks to her favorite people, who shall go unnamed so as to make her life sound more mysterious and interesting. You know who you are, Champions.(May 2013)


Dance for a Dollar (2013)
íViva la Revolución (2011)

Jessica Carr

is a professional wig maker who has her BA in costume design from the University of Oregon. She is very excited to be working on her first show with Milagro! She recently Costume and Wig Designed Anything Goes and Wig Designed Present Laughter for Lakewood Theatre of the Arts as well as Wig Designed Shrek: The Musical for Northwest Children’s Theatre.



Contigo Pan y Cebolla (2016)

Romeo Castellanos

has been living in Oregon since graduation and working with Capital City Theater and Profile Theatre. Film and Television credits include Gone, The Paper Thief, The Silence, Romance, and Grimm. His favorite role to date was Walter in Public House Theatre Company’s production of A Raisin in the Sun. He just recently directed Una Voz, which he co-wrote for a regional non-profit.



Into the Beautiful North (2016)

Tricia Castañeda-Guevara

is a classically trained actor from Los Angeles. She holds a BA in Theatre from Linfield University and an MFA in Acting from the University of Washington. She is also a graduate of The International Stunt School in Seattle, WA. Favorite theatrical credits include Goldie, Max and Milk, By the Way, Meet Vera Stark, Remme's Run, As You Like It, Romeo y Julieta and more.



The Play You Want (2023)
A Xmas Cuento Remix (2019)

Elijah Castillo

is a senior at Arts and Communication Magnet Academy, and he is so excited to be a part of their first show with Milagro theatre. He has recently been seen in Impulse XV and Twelfth Night at Oregon Children's Theatre. He hopes everyone enjoys the show and has a spooky time!



Viva la Muerte! (2022)

Michel Castillo

is extremely proud that he is able to share this beautiful story, written by Emilio Rodriguez, with the Portland theatre community. This is Michel’s first play here in Portland as well as his first two hander. He would not want to do it anywhere else than Milagro and would not want to share the stage with anyone else but one of his closest friends, Blake Stone. Michel was last seen as the ‘Courier’ in 1776 The Musical at Lakewood theatre. He has also worked with companies such as Triangle Productions, StumptownStages, and Staged!. Michel will be seen next in The Talented Ones at Artist Repertory Theatre in April. Michel would like to give a big thank you to Roy, Michael, Francisco, and the whole team for all their incredible work on the show, as well as his friends and family for their constant support.



Swimming While Drowning (2017)

Loremar Castillo-Reyes

is an upcoming, proud first generation Mexican-American and native Oregonian fashion designer. She obtained a double major in apparel design and merchandising management from OSU. Having studied in Italy and having participated in, as well as worked in fashion shows, she is currently working as a tailor. Currently she is building her design studio to continue the pursuit of her dream career as a fashion designer.

Es una primera generación México-Americana y una modista prometedora nativa de Oregon. Ella obtuvo un doble especialidad en Diseño de Prendas de Vestir y Gestión de Merchandising de OSU. Después de estudiar en Italia y de participar y trabajar en desfiles de moda, actualmente trabaja como sastre, y está construyendo un estudio de diseño para continuar a perseguir su carrera soñada como modista.



Ardiente Paciencia (2023)

Michelle Caughlin

This is Michelle Caughlin’s first play at Milagro, as well as her stage debut in the Portland area. A native Texan, Michelle has starred in many plays in the Deep South. Some of her notable works include playing Eve in Shun the Heaven, Katherine in Radium Girls, and the Gangster in Kiss Me, Kate. Being of mostly German and French Native American descent, she's excited to be doing her first Spanish play with this truly talented and wonderful cast.



Into the Beautiful North (2016)

Michael Cavazos Michael Cavazos

MICHAEL CAVAZOS is the author of the play Gritos y Chismesitos and co-author of Chic and Sassy: The Higher the Hair, the Closer to God. He recently assistant directed Sweat by Lynn Nottage at Profile Theatre and directed and performed in the theatrical concert Universo. He has stage managed several shows including Imago’s productions of La Belle, Savage/Love, and Medea; Crave Theatre’s productions of Crossing and Red; PSU Opera’s The Breasts of Tiresias; Hand2Mouth Theatre’s Dream|Logic and Object Karaoke; and Milagro’s production of A Xmas Cuento Remix. You can hear Michael deejaying every Wednesday on opbmusic.



The Corrido of the San Patricios (2020)
A Xmas Cuento Remix (2019)
The Mermaid Hour (2018)
Éxodo (2017)

Bianca Jordan Cha-Camp

is delighted to return to Teatro Milagro for Season 40! She first joined Milagro as Cenalia in City Without Altar. A native of D.C., Bianca got her start in high school musical theatre. Along with theatre, Bianca has been cast and crew in a number of Portland area short films, commercials, and tv shows. She recently produced and directed a documentary called Equity in STEM and is currently acting in a short horror film titled Numb Dilation.



Las Adelitas (2023)
City Without Altar (2022)

Yan Collazo

Actor, poet, theatre-maker from Bayamón, PR has a degree in Drama and Foreign Languages from the University of Puerto Rico and an MFA in Ensemble Based Theatre from Dell’Arte International. He attended workshops at “Melt Movement Research” in NY and “Axis Syllabus” in San Francisco, and was invited to participate in the 2017 Mad River Theatre Festival in in Blue Lake, CA. He is looking to build a collaboration and work bridge between Puerto Rico, New York, Portland, and CA.

Actor-Poeta, Creador de Teatro de Bayamón, Puerto Rico. Obtuvo su bachillerato en la Universidad de Puerto Rico en el Dpto. de Drama y Lenguas Extranjeras y una maestría en bellas artes en teatro físico de teatro de creación colectiva de Dell’arte Internacional en el 2016. Tomó talleres intensivos con el “Melt Movement Research” de NY y con “Axis Syllabus” de SF. En julio 2017 fue invitado al “Mad River Theater Festival” en Blue Lake, CA. Buscará establecer un puente de trabajo y colaboración entre Puerto Rico, New York, Portland y California.


Astucias Por Heredar Un Sobrino a un Tío (2018)

Gina Cornejo

Gina believes our unique path of artistic expression is one based in the risk of venturing out to seek within. The transformative nature of dance, writing, travel, and performance serve as her guides to cultivate honest, exposed storytelling as she continues to collaborate, devise, and tour with Teatro Luna. Her pilgrimage story, When She Passes, is featured within Teatro Luna’s Audible Original, Talking While Female and Other Dangerous Acts. A Columbia College Chicago graduate, with credits including: The House On Mango Street (Steppenwolf Theater World Premire), Cabaret (Metropolis PAC), Dream Eaters (Neo-Futurist Theater), Lulu (Silent Theater Company).



A Xmas Cuento Remix (2019)

Gabriel Costales

(he/him) is a resident artist of Milagro and Bag&Baggage. In addition to lighting design, he is also a video & projections designer, 3D artist and animator. He was awarded “Best Lighting Design” in Portland by Broadway World (2019). Some of Gabe’s previous and current productions from the 2023 season include; Little Shop of Horrors, Las Adelitas, Our Utopia, Worry Dolls, Red Velvet, and The Play You Want. Gabe is also a video game designer/programmer and 3D printing enthusiast.



Borderline (2024)
Verónica Princesa (2024)
¡HUELGA! (2024)
Las Adelitas (2023)
Worry Dolls (2023)
The Play You Want (2023)

Chas Croslin

Chas Croslin is a performer, musician, and theatre artist based in Los Angeles. Since 2006, Chas has served the iconic El Teatro Campesino as performer and/or producer of plays, pageants, and puppet spectacles. Chas is thrilled to be performing at Milagro and continuing work with Radical Evolution with the intention that revisiting stories of past injustices can help us to prevent committing others as we move forward.

Recent productions include The Corrido of the San Patricios (Musician/Musical Director)—workshops at Pregones 2018 and Stages 2019, La Carpa De Los Rasquachis (Musician)—El Teatro Campesino 2018, Halloween Horror Nights (Performer)—Universal Studios Hollywood 2018 and 2019, The Happiest Song Plays Last (Production Manager)—Latino Theatre Company 2018, Remote LA (Assistant to the Director)—Center Theatre Group 2017.



The Corrido of the San Patricios (2020)

Roberta Cumbianchera

hails all the way from Lanús, in Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. She was drawn to performative arts, and art as a form of protest from a young age. In 2015, she was accepted for The Institute of Cinematographic Arts of Avellaneda (I.D.A.C) and she hasn't stopped making or working in films or arts ever since. In 2018 she relocated to the U.S.A. - and as an immigrant it is very important for her to bring the migrant experience to the screen. Ardiente Paciencia will be her first play after a 6 year break from acting, and she is very grateful of Director Julia Rosa Sosa for this opportunity, also... ARGENTINA WORLD CHAMPIONS 🇦🇷

es de Lanús, en la provinica de Buenos Aires, Argentina. Desde pequeña, las artes escénicas, y arte como un método de protesta, la atrayeron. En 2015, fue aceptada al Instituto de Artes Cinematográficos de Avellaneda (I.D.A.C) y desde entonces no ha parado de crear o trabajar en filme or artes. En 2018, inmigró a los EE.UU - y como inmigrante, es importante traer la experiencia migrante a la pantalla grande. Ardiente Paciencia será su obra de teatro primero desde una pausa de actuación de seis años, y está tan agradecida por su directora, Julia Rosa Sosa para esta oportunidad. Además… ARGENTINA CAMPEONATOS MUNDIALES 🇦🇷.



Bernardo Cubria

is a Mexican playwright/screenwriter who lives in Los Angeles. He is the winner of the 2021 Smith Prize for Political Theatre. His play, The Play You Want won the 2020 BETC Generations Award and was also a finalist for the 2020 Ingenio Play Festival for Latinx Plays. His play The Giant Void in my Soul was nominated for Best Playwright at the 2018 Ovation Awards, Los Angeles Drama critics Circle Awards, and The Stage Raw Awards. His play Neighbors: A Fair Trade Agreement will be receiving it's world premier at INTAR in NYC in the fall of 2017. It was a Semi-Finalist for the O'Neil in 2017. The Judgment of Fools has received three critically acclaimed production in NYC, LA, and Houston, TX. His play The Redhead is Coming was a part of F*ckfest at The Brick in NYC in 2015. He is a proud member of Ammo Theatre Company in LA.



The Play You Want (2023)