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theatre and events

  • Joy (Comes) in the Mourning
    Joy (Comes) in the Mourning
    Multiple Dates
    Details
    Sep 18, 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM
    Portland, 602 NE Prescott St, Portland, OR 97211, USA
    9 days of free workshops, performance, art installations, and discussions focused on communal grieving and the joy of healing together. Michael Cavazos' new video work de los cadáveres crecen flores/from the corpses flowers grow plays Sept 11, 15, 16 and 18.
  • Risk/Reward Festival of New Performance
    Risk/Reward Festival of New Performance
    Jun 26, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM PDT
    Portland, SE Oaks Park Way, Portland, OR 97202, USA
    For the 13th year blurring the boundaries of theatre, music, dance, and performance art, Risk/Reward Festival is bringing new surprising works for film by five indie performing artists from across the region.
  • Risk/Reward Festival of New Performance
    Risk/Reward Festival of New Performance
    Jun 25, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM PDT
    Portland, SE Oaks Park Way, Portland, OR 97202, USA
    For the 13th year blurring the boundaries of theatre, music, dance, and performance art, Risk/Reward Festival is bringing new surprising works for film by five indie performing artists from across the region.
  • Risk/Reward Festival of New Performance
    Risk/Reward Festival of New Performance
    Jun 24, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM PDT
    Portland, SE Oaks Park Way, Portland, OR 97202, USA
    For the 13th year blurring the boundaries of theatre, music, dance, and performance art, Risk/Reward Festival is bringing new surprising works for film by five indie performing artists from across the region.
  • Quinceañera - In Honor of 15 Years of PDX Latinx Pride
    Quinceañera - In Honor of 15 Years of PDX Latinx Pride
    Jun 20, 10:00 AM
    https://www.latinohealthequity.org
    PDX Latinx Pride (PLP) started its journey 15 years ago. In honor of this 15 year journey, Familias en Acción wants to highlight the importance of creating LGBTQ+ spaces within the Latino/a/x community.
  • Is Anybody Out There? We're Right Here.
    Is Anybody Out There? We're Right Here.
    May 02, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    hand2mouththeatre.org
    As a company, we decided to meet the moment and create three independent pieces to create a compilation of digital shorts. We are excited to continue to share stories while exploring this new medium.
  • Is Anybody Out There? We're Right Here.
    Is Anybody Out There? We're Right Here.
    May 01, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM PDT
    hand2mouththeatre.org
    As a company, we decided to meet the moment and create three independent pieces to create a compilation of digital shorts. We are excited to continue to share stories while exploring this new medium.
  • Distancias (On Demand)
    Distancias (On Demand)
    Apr 09, 2:00 PM – Apr 29, 7:00 PM
    hand2mouththeatre.org
    "The production vibrates with the ecstatic faith of three geniuses who are confident that audiences will rise to their level of brilliance." - Bennett Campbell Ferguson, Willamette Week
  • Distancias
    Distancias
    Apr 03, 7:30 PM PDT
    Distancias - www.hand2mouththeatre.org
    Distancias is a collection of digital works based on our experiences during the Covid Pandemic. Though much of our world has stopped, we have continued to experience so much. We are all adapting, growing, coping, letting go, and most importantly, changing with the times.
  • Distancias
    Distancias
    Apr 02, 7:30 PM PDT
    Distancias - www.hand2mouththeatre.org
    Distancias is a collection of digital works based on our experiences during the Covid Pandemic. Though much of our world has stopped, we have continued to experience so much. We are all adapting, growing, coping, letting go, and most importantly, changing with the times.
  • CupOJoe
    CupOJoe
    Feb 13, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PST
    Visit Hand2Mouth on Facebook
    Hand2Mouth company member Michael Cavazos will be a guest on CupOJoe, a free live chat with artist Joe Kye. Michael joins CupOJoe to talk about self-love, the art of drag, and how his Chicanx and queer identities influence his art.
  • Renaissance: Technically
    Renaissance: Technically
    Sep 04, 2020, 7:30 PM PDT
    Zoom
    Portland Center Stage at the Armory presents Renaissance:Technically and invites audiences to climb inside the window of technology as we spin our way into digital storytelling. For more information, visit PCS.org.
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sample of previous gigs
The Corrido of the San Patricios
The Corrido of the San Patricios

I was excited to work with this team as stage manager. The show was written by Beto O'Byrne and directed by Kinan Valdez at Milagro Theatre. Unfortunately, due to 'rona, this production never made it to opening night.

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Sweat by Lynn Nottage
Sweat by Lynn Nottage

Presented by Profile Theatre, I was delighted to work with director Christopher Acebo as his assistant on this powerful work!

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Universo: The Creation Story
Universo: The Creation Story

Love working with and directing mi hermano, Joaquin Lopez. Together we re-imagined Universo: The Universe Inside as a solo show for Bag & Baggage's SoloFest!

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A Xmas Cuento Remix
A Xmas Cuento Remix

Written by Maya Malán-González and directed by Alex Meda at Milagro Theatre. I worked as stage manager on this production.

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Universo: The Universe Inside
Universo: The Universe Inside

This project was a dream to direct and work on with one of my closest friends, Joaquin Lopez. Together we created an entire universe, celebrating our queer Mexican-American identity.

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Red by John Logan
Red by John Logan

I stage managed Crave Theatre's production of Red by John Logan. The work is a fictional account of artist Mark Rothko and his relationship with his assistant. In this version, both Rothko and his assistant were played by women.

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Bad World (workshop)
Bad World (workshop)

Bad World is a new musical by Kylie Jenifer Rose, James Liptack and Jennifer Provenza. I began this journey with Crave Theatre as a stage manager. After two workshops and a very collaborative spirit, I was asked to co-direct the upcoming production.

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Object Karaoke
Object Karaoke

Enjoyed stage managing and giving a cameo performance in Hand2Mouth Theatre's Object Karaoke. This show was especially touching as it was the last full production presented in ART's old Alder Theatre space.

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Dream|Logic
Dream|Logic

I loved stage managing this immersive production by Hand2Mouth Theatre, where guests entered a dream world and went on a quest through the bowels of Alberta Abbey.

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Voz Alta: Generaciones
Voz Alta: Generaciones

My directorial debut, I was so moved by the real life stories presented in this production, written by Joaquin Lopez and Cynthia Gomez. The show originally premiered at Milagro Theatre and was remounted at PSU.

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The Breasts of Tiresias
The Breasts of Tiresias

This opera was such a fun experience at PSU. Directed by Rebecca Herman with music direction by Chuck Dillard. I had a wonderful time as stage manager.

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Crossing
Crossing

This ghostly show by Reza De Wet was directed by Sarah Andrews and presented by Crave Theatre. I had the honor of stage managing this show at Shaking the Tree.

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Hotel Gone
Hotel Gone

I stage managed this great movement piece by Imago Theatre's Jerry Mouawad.

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Medea by Euripides in a version by Ben Power
Medea by Euripides in a version by Ben Power

Using an exciting floating set that teeter-tottered as the cast moved, this production of Medea had an emotional intensity that heightened with every step. Directed by Jerry Mouawad at Imago Theatre. I loved stage managing this one!

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La Belle
La Belle

This original work was a magical tale that took place on a ship and mirrored the story of Beauty and the Beast. With so many moving parts, musical numbers, and puppets, this beast of a show was a stage manager's dream and a crowd pleaser! Written and directed by Jerry Mouawad and Carol Triffle at Imago Theatre.

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Hughie by Eugene O'Neill
Hughie by Eugene O'Neill

This was my first stage manager gig in Portland at Imago Theatre. It is memorable to me because of the script, two person cast, and my intro to working at Imago. Directed by Jerry Mouawad.

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