Adriana Baer

Adriana Baer

For Artists Rep, Adriana has directed Between Riverside and Crazy by Stephen Adly Guirgis, Marjorie Prime by Jordan Harrison, and The Price by Arthur Miller.  Other Portland credits include Macbeth (Portland Center Stage), The Language Archive by Julia Cho (Portland...

Avital Shira

Avital Shira

Avital (she/her/hers) is particularly drawn to language-rich, ensemble-driven work that encourages us to embrace the cultural traditions that preceded us, while crafting art that speaks to the here and now. Currently an MFA directing candidate at Boston University,...

Dámaso  Rodríguez

Dámaso Rodríguez

Dámaso Rodríguez is in his eighth season as Artistic Director of Artists Repertory Theatre, Portland's longest-running professional theatre company, which became a member of the League of Resident Theatres (LORT) under his leadership. Plays developed during his tenure...

Dawn Jones Redstone

Dawn Jones Redstone

Dawn Jones Redstone is an award-winning queer, Latinx writer/director whose films have screened around the globe. Her work often features women of color and explores themes of resistance, feminism and the internal machinations that help us transform into the people we...

Gemma Whelan

Gemma Whelan

Gemma is very happy to return to Artists Rep, where she previously directed the world premiere of Ithaka by Andrea Stolowitz. She is the founding Artistic Director of Corrib Theatre. For Corrib she has directed Little Gem by Elaine Murphy, The Hen Night Epiphany by...

Jane Unger

Jane Unger

Jane Unger is the founding Artistic Director of Profile Theatre Project, Portland, Oregon whose mission celebrates the playwright by presenting a full season of plays by a single writer. In fifteen years helming Profile she produced and directed work by Arthur Kopit,...

JoAnn  Johnson

JoAnn Johnson

JoAnn’s directing credits for Artists Rep include Ballerina, Birdsend, Crumbs from the Table of Joy, Vanya, Blackbird, The Gin Game, Grand Concourse, and I and You. Other directing credits include The School for Lies and Boom (Theatre Vertigo); Macbeth (Quintessence...

Josh Hecht

Josh Hecht

Josh Hecht is a Drama Desk Award-winning director and the artistic director of Profile Theatre. At Profile, he has directed In The Wake by Lisa Kron and the rotating repertory productions of Quiara Alegria Hudes’ Water By The Spoonful and The Happiest Song Plays Last....

Kisha Jarrett

Kisha Jarrett

Kisha Jarrett is the Managing Director at Artists Repertory Theatre in Portland, Oregon. She is a creative change-maker with a background in marketing and development throughout her ten-year career in Arts Management that has helped raise over $50 million dollars for...

Lava Alapai

Lava Alapai

Lava is originally from Okinawa, Japan and grew up in Honolulu, Hawaii where she learned the art of Bunraku puppetry. She graduated with an MFA in acting from California Institute of the Arts and has been creating theatre in Portland for more than a decade. Credits...

Michael Mendelson

Michael Mendelson

Michael is a Resident Artist at Artists Rep since 2008 and has been a part of well over 40 productions with this outstanding company. His acting credits include Indecent, 1984, Doll’s House, Part 2, Everybody, Small Mouth Sounds, Magellanica, An Octoroon, Marjorie...

Paul Angelo

Paul Angelo

Paul Angelo makes his Artists Rep debut as a director with A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS. As an actor, he has been seen here previously in ITHAKA by Andrea Stolowitz. He serves as the associate artistic director of Staged! musical theatre  and as a director in residence with...

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