Wild West PSU opera features lead role for trans singer

Portland State’s acclaimed Opera program presents a tale straight out of the Old West, tracing the true story of Charley Parkhurst, a stagecoach driver in the California Gold Rush who was assigned female at birth and lived life as a man. Created by composer Keith Allegretti and librettist Cecelia Raker, “Good Country” is one of the first contemporary operas with a lead role crafted specifically … Continue reading Wild West PSU opera features lead role for trans singer

Providing opportunities for students behind bars

“College Behind Bars: A Panel Discussion” is brought to you by Freed Minds, a group of students affected by incarceration looking to find communityon campus. Their mission has evolved to provide support, advocacy, and a community centered on the empowerment of incarcerated and formerly incarcerated individuals through education. Continue reading Providing opportunities for students behind bars

3 PSU film alumni: Where are they now & advice

Do film school graduates land film jobs? Can I afford a living as a filmmaker? What are the chances I can realistically work consistently? We interviewed three film alumni and got all the juicy information about how they got to where they are and SMASHED the job market, proving all them haters wrong and that you 100% can have a thriving career in the film industry. Continue reading 3 PSU film alumni: Where are they now & advice