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Max Tapogna
Max Tapogna
Max Tapogna
Max Tapogna is a writer, musician, and theater maker who hails from Portland, Oregon. He graduated from the University of Puget Sound with a degree in Theater Arts and minors in English and music. Max is a former Acting Apprentice at Portland Playhouse and has performed with musical groups including the Adelphian Concert Choir, Portland Symphonic Choir, and the Oregon Symphony. He has worked various other jobs, including waiting tables in Grand Teton National Park and teaching English in southern Spain.

Theater beyond age limits

Bonnie Vorenberg and ArtAge have helped spur a flourishing national scene of theater for older people.

Madeline Ross in 'Secret Diaries of Pennsylvania Avenue.' Photo courtesy of Renegade Opera.

New horizons

“… Maddy called me up a year ago, and she was like, let’s start this thing. I have an idea, it’s called Renegade Opera.”

Tough questions, tough answers

Fertile Ground 2021: Lisa Collins’ “Be Careful What You Ask For” delves into a Portland killing and issues of race.

Tenor Martin Bakari sings in Portland Opera's Live from the Hampton Opera Series livestream.

Clap good and hard from home

Portland Opera’s virtual recitals from Martin Bakari and Vanessa Isiguen dig into the heart and soul of the music.

Mezzo-soprano Camille Sherman as Eleanor Roosevelt in Stacy Garrop's In Eleanor’s Words.

No opera glasses needed

Portland Opera’s free online recital series “Live From the Hampton Opera Center” goes contemporary.