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Pompeii
A scene from Volcano Embrace by Dmae Roberts

2001 - THE TIME BETWEEN
AUTHOR of collaborative play for The Grief
Project with Ellen West, Sharon Whitney, Cindy McGean, Vicente Guzman-Orozco and Carmela Lanza-Weil.
Produced at the Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center.

2000 - TELL ME, JANIE BIGO
AUTHOR of comedy with music about an orphan Amerasian woman looking for her birth father.
Produced at the Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center.

2000 - FORBIDDEN DREAMS
AUTHOR of a short pay about the Forbidden City nightclub in Chinatown San Francisco in 1941.
Produced for the Asian Art Explosion.

1999 - VOLCANO EMBRACE
AUTHOR of stage play about myth and geology of volcanoes as a metaphor for violence.
Produced at Dreams Well Studio.

 
1997 - LADY BUDDHA
AUTHOR of multimedia stage play about myth and culture of Asian Goddess Kuan Yin.
Produced at the Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center.

1997 - JANIE BIGO
AUTHOR of comedy with music about an orphan Amerasian woman looking for her birth father.
Produced at the Northwest Asian American Theatre, Seattle.

1996 - PICASSO IN THE BACK SEAT
AUTHOR of a stage play about the value of art in America today. Winner of the Oregon Book award.
Produced at Artists Repertory Theatre.

Lady Buddha
A scene from Lady Buddha by Dmae Roberts
 
     
Jamie Bigo
A scene from Janie Bigo by Dmae Roberts

1995 - BREAKING GLASS
AUTHOR of a full-length original play about an interracial family in rural Oregon. Published in an anthology published by Temple University Press and edited by Velina Hasu Houston.
Produced at Portland Repertory Theatre.

1991 - MEI MEI (Stage play)
AUTHOR of a full-length multi-media stage play about a mixed race daughter and Chinese mother’s journey to Taiwan. Produced at the Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center.

 

 


Awards

Oregon Book Award and Portland Drama Circle award for Picasso in the Back Seat .
Portland Drama Circle award for Mistress Ford in Merry Wives of Windsor.


 

 
Acting    
     
Dmae Roberts has had more than 20 years of experience as a working actress. Her favorite roles include Mary Ann in Escape from Happiness (Artists Repertory Theatre), Lady MacBeth in Macbeth, Hortensio in an all-female Taming of the Shrew, Mistress Ford in Merry Wives of Windsor (Tygres Heart Shakespeare Company), Lizzie Borden in Blood Relations (Profile Theatre) and Fannie in On the Verge (Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center). She has received six nominations and two Drammies (Portland Drama Circle Award) in acting and playwrighting.
Dmae as Lady MacBeth
Dmae as Lady Macbeth
 
     
Dmae as Hortensio
Dmae as Hortensio in Taming of the Shrew
   
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
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