Performing Artists • N • Last Name


Performing Artists • N • Last Name

Tom Nabhan

This is Tom's first production at The Miracle Theatre. Other Portland credits include Paddy Dooley in The Beauty Queen of Leenane at A.R.T, and Lord Byron in Bloody Poetry at Sygnet Theatre. Tom has been in Portland 3 years, and has been involved in theatre throughout the West Coast.



Spirits of the Ordinary (2003)

E. Lauryl Nagode

returns to the stage after a six year absence during which she has been involved with the arts primarily as a marketing and promotions consultant through her business, 3Monkeys. Her previous performances on the Portland stage include: Fiona in Storefront theatre's The Removalist, Susan in the Production Company's In the Boom Boom Room, and Teresa in that theatre's production of The Hostage. Currently she is planning to adapt, produce and direct a stage version of David Cronenberg's The Fly.



Lysistrata (1988)

Nana Nash

won scholarships to study in Italy, Mexico, Brazil and France before earning her M.A. degree from Portland State University. She is an active translator and teacher and is currently helping to translate interviews and co-produce the documentary Never To Cry. This is Nana’s fourth play with Miracle, and she is grateful for the opportunity to work with such an energetic and talented ensemble both on and off stage.

Nana Nash ganó becas para estudiar en Italia, México, Brasil y Francia antes de completar su Maestría en Portland State University. Trabaja como traductora y maestra, y en este momento está ayudando con la traducción de entrevistas y con la producción del documental Never to Cry. Esta es la cuarto obra con que Nana ha trabajado en Milagro, y está muy agradecida para la oportunidad de trabajar con este elenco tan enérgico y talentoso.



La Celestina (2013)
Ana en el trópico (2011)
Entre Villa y una mujer desnuda (2010)

Zach Nause

is performing in his first show at the Miracle Theater. He was seen most recently in Edward II at Triangle Productions. He also performed at Artists Repertory Theater in Appalachian Ebaneezer. Zach recently graduated from Central Washington University with a B.A. in Theater Arts. He appeared in numerous productions there and received awards for his performances as Malcolm in Macbeth and Simon Bliss in Hay Fever.



Lorca in a Green Dress (2004)

Phil Navallo

is originally from the Windy City. A recent graduate of the University of Puget Sound with a B.A. in Communications and Theatre Arts. He is currently jobless, homeless, but among friends in the City of Roses. Phil's long term goal in Portland os to someday be noticed ... in the Willamette Week under "chance meetings"?



Velvet, Velour & Burlap (1997)

Jurnee Neeko

Jurnee Neeko comes to us from Layton, Utah. She went to college at Dixie State University, where she studied stagecraft and acting. She recently completed Bag&Baggage's emerging artist program. You can see her around town both onstage and backstage!



En el tiempo de las mariposas (2020)

Rachel Negra

is 14 years old and lives in Hillsboro where she attends J.B. Thomas Jr. High. Her interests include drama, swimming, and softball. She has been in 3 main plays - Us and Them, The Mouse that Roared, and The Baddest Little Angel Band. She also enjoys water-skiing.



Cuentos (1992)

Cheryl Nelson

last appeared in The Adventures of Treasure Island at Firehouse Theatre. Cheryl has also appeared at the New Rose Theatre in The House of Bernarda Alba and The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.



Lysistrata (1988)

Saundra Nelson

has studied with Stella Adler in New York and Cyril Clayton in San Francisco and acted with the Oregon Shakespeare Company, the Portland Actors Ensemble, ACT, and New City Theatre, among others. She is a member of the Dramatists Guild in New York, a founder of the Alice B. Theatre in Seattle, and her last film role was in Alan Rudoph's "Trouble in Mind" starring Kris Kristofferson. Audiences may recognize her work, as she is a native Portlander and has written, produced and performed two critically acclaimed one-woman shows, "After Such Pleasures - the Life and Times of Dorothy Parker" and "Architect of Shadow - A Portrait of Louise Nevelson."



Medea (1990)

Hao Nguyen

is a multifaceted performer who has worked closely with Stomping Grounds Arthouse, and has appeared in many plays, musicals, TV, staged readings, and curated showcases. Nguyen received their Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theater Arts from Portland State University. Recently, Nguyen has performed in Stomping Grounds Arthouse’s monthly showcase, The Saturday Thing, and specializes in drama, classical text and comedy. Nguyen is also a drag performer under the stage name of Nikki NiHao and has performed in over 30 shows between Vancouver, Portland, Salem and Eugene with a focus on advanced choreography, storytelling, and emotional nuance.



The Play You Want (2023)

Tristan Nieto

hails from San Pedro, CA, and trained at the California State Summer School for the Arts. He has been performing since age 13. Tristan is currently completing his Bachelor’s thesis on the Rocky Horror Picture Show at Reed College where he studies Literature & Theatre. This will be Tristan’s first professional performance and he hopes to continue a career in theatre arts after graduation.



Guapa (2013)

Caitlin Nolan

is thrilled to be returning to Miracle Theatre for Dance for a Dollar. A freelance theatre artist, Caitlin has stage managed for Miracle Theatre and Factory Theatre and has held assorted jobs at Jane, Lakewood Center for the Arts, Northwest Classical, Circle Theatre Project, and Portland Actors Ensemble. Previous Miracle productions include Boleros for the Disenchanted and the Drammy-winning Oedipus El Rey. She wishes to thank the cast for their inspiring work and her family and friends for their ongoing support of her creative endeavors.



Dance for a Dollar (2013)
Oedipus el Rey (2012)
Boleros for the Disenchanted (2012)

Leif Norby

is making his first performance for the Miracle Theatre Group. Other credits include Hamlet in Hamlet, Iago in Othello, Philinte in The Misanthrope, Jack Flann in Abundance, Jerry in Tales of the Lost Formicans, Dr. Sugar in Suddenly Last Summer, Georgia Peach in Cobb, Charlie in The Foreigner, Andrew Rally in I Hate Hamlet, Starbuck in The Rainmaker. Musical theatre credits include Eddie in Blood Brothers, Ricky Jim in Blue Plate Special, King Arthur in Camelot, Sky Masterson in Guys and Dolls, Tommy in Brigadoon, Riff in West Side Story, Zach in A Chorus Line, and Huck Finn in Big River (for which he won a Drammy as Best Actor in a Musical.



Life is a Dream (2000)

Joe Nowlin

was last seen in Portland as Michael in Stark Raving's production of Suburban Motel, Part 2. He is delighted to making his debut on the Miracle stage. A proud graduate of Portland Actors Conservatory. Thank you Mom, Dad, Catherine and Nicole.



El Grincho's El Dorado Escapade! (2001)

Brenda Nuckton

received her BA in Music from Lewis & Clark College in 1982 and a diploma from the Franz Schubert Institute in Austria. Recent performance credits include Sarah in Company, Alais in The Lion in Winter, and Cunegonde in Candide. She also performed in Opera in the Park last August.



Oedipus Rex (1986)

Marilo Nuñez

Marilo Nuñez is a Canadian-Chilean playwright. She was Artistic Director of Alameda Theatre Company, a Toronto company dedicated to new work by Latinx Canadian playwrights. She won the 2018 Hamilton Arts Award, Established Artist in Theatre, and has been shortlisted for the KM Hunter Artist Award in Theatre twice, nominated for the Most Influential Hispanics in Canada, and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Spirit Awards. Marilo traveled to Chile in June 2019 and met with Mapuche leaders and families who welcomed her into their homes as they taught and exposed her to their culture and land. She wrote this play for them, to tell their stories and spread word of their struggle to preserve their land and autonomy.



Huinca (2020)

Veronika Nuñez

Verónika Nuñez is thrilled to be part of Xmas Cuento! This is her 14th Milagro production. Other credits include: Astucias por heredar (Drammy Award Nominee/Best Actress in a Play), Contigo pan y cebolla; Opción múltiple, and Bodas de sangre, all Milagro's productions. Productions at other theatres include; Nine (Lakewood Theater); Amelia’s Earhart First Flight (NWCT); and Living Out (Portland Actor’s Conservatory.) Verónika is passionate about education, inclusion, and making our resources more accessible for all communities. The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry has been her main platform for this work for 18 years. She is also a life coach, but considers being mom to Diego, her most important role. Hijo: tú eres mi más grande y mejor regalo de Navidad. Te amo infinito.



A Xmas Cuento Remix (2019)
Astucias Por Heredar Un Sobrino a un Tío (2018)
Contigo Pan y Cebolla (2016)
Opción Múltiple (2015)
Dance for a Dollar (2013)
Boleros for the Disenchanted (2012)
How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents (2010)
Canta y no llores (2009)
Bodas de Sangre (2008)
Rosalba y los Llaveros (2007)
Fuente Ovejuna (2004)
La barca sin pescador (2003)
Ajua! un güerco va a nacer (2002)