Angie M. Hughes

7211 SE Holgate

Portland, OR 97206






After-School Drama Teacher, The Young Players, Portland, Oregon

Responsible for leading, organizing, and teaching groups of elementary school children during six-week sessions throughout the Portland Metro Area (Janea Dahl, (2010-2012)


Co-Founder and Director, Portland World Theatre, Portland, Oregon

Responsible for maintaining a theatrical company and producing shows; duties include ticket sales, publicity, set building, scheduling auditions and rehearsals, directing, lighting and sound design, and other related tasks (2004-present)


SUN Program Instructor, Dexter McCarty Middle School, Gresham, Oregon

Responsible for organizing and leading various after school classes and activities, including art, drama, homework club, crafting, and Japanese (503-232-0007, ext. 150 or 206, (2006-2008)


Promises Drama Troupe Assistant Coach (Summer Workshop), Northwest Family Services, Portland, Oregon

Responsible for preparing high school students for school visits and presentations (503-546-6377) (2008)


Teacher, Portland Lutheran High School, Portland, Oregon

Responsible for heading the Theater Program and teaching grades 9-12 Theater Arts, English as a Second Language, Japanese, Psychology, and Yearbook Design and Editing (Donn Maier, High School Principal, 503-667-3199, (2002-2007)


Language Instructor, The Japan English Teaching Program (JET)/Private Language Schools, Sapporo, Japan

Responsible for teaching English to non-native speakers of all age levels, lesson planning, submitting reports, and helping students meet established benchmarks (2000-2002)




M.A.: Theater, concentration in research and writing, critical theory, technical design, and directing, University of Maine, Orono, Maine (2000)


B.A.: Speech Communication (Theater Arts concentration) / B.A.: International Studies, concentration in dramatic literature and Japanese Culture and Language (Minor: Japanese), Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon (1997)


Volunteer Work


Board Member/Secretary/Facilities Rental Coordinator, Oregon Buddhist Temple, Portland, Oregon (2010-present)


Assistant Editor, Clackamas Literary Review, Clackamas Community College, Oregon City, Oregon

Responsible for selecting, editing, and proofreading pieces for the journal (Ryan Davis, Editor in Chief, 503-594-3258, (2009-present)


Adjudicator, LEST Acting Competition, Concordia University, Portland, Oregon (2004 and 2005)


Workshop Co-Facilitator, “Drama in the Classroom,” Sapporo Mid-Year Conference, JET Program, Sapporo, Japan (2001)


Judge, Sapporo-Portland Sister City Oratorical Contest, Sapporo, Japan (2000)


Workshop Facilitator and Director, Teen Theater (sponsored by Womancare, a domestic abuse care center), Dexter, Maine (2000)


Writing Credits


“Jamie G. Has Changed,” essay, Analekta, Molalla, Oregon (forthcoming, 2013)


Eleven articles for Yahoo Voices as a paid contributor (2012-present)


Three poems, Clackamas Literary Review 2012 issue (forthcoming, 2013)


Japanese to English translations of four ghost stories for Portland World Theatre's production of Enchanted Souls (2003)


“Open Field,” poem, Poetry Motel (2001)


Directing Experience


Shoe Box Plays, Portland World Theatre (for the Oregon Buddhist Temple) (in progress, 2013)

The Shadow Testament, Portland World Theatre (2010-2011)

Steel Magnolias, Gresham Little Theatre, Gresham, Oregon (2009)

Orbiting Desire, Portland World Theatre (2007)

Ten Little Indians, Portland Lutheran High School (PLHS) (2006)

Trifles, PLHS (2005)

Riders to the Sea, PLHS (2005)

It’s A Wonderful Life, PLHS (2004)

Aladdin, PLHS (2004)

A Grimm Look: Ten Authentic Tales, Portland World Theatre (2004)

A Bad Day at Work, Portland World Theatre (2004)

A Visit from William Butler Yeats, Portland World Theatre (2004)

Will the Nativity Go On? (student-written one-act), PLHS, (2003)

Enchanted Souls: Tales from Japan, Portland World Theatre (2003)

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, PLHS (2003)

Whatever Happened to Good Old Scrooge? (one-act), PLHS (2002)

Purgatory, University of Maine, Orono, Maine (2000)

Antigone, University of Maine (1999)

The Attic (self-written one-act and monologues, for the benefit of WIAR [Women In AIDS Response]), Portland, Oregon (1998)

End of the Strip (one-act), Oregon State University (1997)

Extremities, Oregon State University (1996)

Here We Are (one-act), Oregon State University (1994)


Acting Experience


Fort Vancouver, Sister Peraxades, Portland World Theatre, (in progress, 2013)

Soldier, Come Home, Reader, New Century Players, Milwaukie, Oregon (2011)

Little Brown F***ing Machines, Lawyer, Portland Dramatists Workshop, Fertile Ground Festival, Portland, Oregon (2011)

Kama Sutra Wednesdays, Nora, Portland Dramatists Workshop (2009)

The Grotto Festival of Lights, Hannah, Portland, Oregon (2008)

The Great Nebula in Orion, Carrie, Portland Dramatists Workshop (2008)

Dead of Winter, Audrey, Pavement Productions/The Blue Stockings, Portland, Oregon (2008)

Happy F***ing Holidays, Mother, CoHo Theatre, Portland, Oregon (2007)

Orbiting Desire, Carrie/Matron, Portland World Theatre (2007)

A Bad Day at Work, “Happy Engrish Time” (monologue), Portland World Theatre (2004)

The Tempest, Juno, University of Maine (1999)

Crimes of the Heart, Lenny, State University of New York at Stony Brook, New York (1998)

Fortinbras, Ophelia, Albany Civic Theatre, Albany, Oregon (1997)

Valentine’s Law (independent film), Nevada Parker, Blues End Productions, Corvallis, Oregon (1997)

Frogs, Prologue/Chorus/Young Maiden, Oregon State University (1997)

Noises Off, Belinda/Flavia, Oregon State University (1996)

The Open Meeting (one-act), Verna, Oregon State University (1996)

Brighton Beach Memoirs, Nora, Tokyo International Players, Tokyo, Japan (1995)

Blood Wedding, Girl, Oregon State University (1994)

Red Scare on Sunset, Mary Dale, Albany Civic Theatre (1994)

Spring Awakening, Mrs. Gabor, Oregon State University (1994)

Sarcophagus, Luybov, Oregon State University (1993)


Technical Experience


All lighting, sound, set, properties, and costume design for Portland Lutheran High School (2002-2007) and Portland World Theatre (2004-present)

Dead of Winter, Audrey/Properties, Pavement Productions/The Blue Stockings (2008)

The Old Master Painter, Stage Manager, Hand2Mouth Theatre Company, Portland, Oregon (2002-2003)

Glengarry Glen Ross, Stage Manager, University of Maine (2000)

The Sound of Music, Spotlight Operator, The Musical Theatre Company, Portland, Oregon (1998)

The Fiddler on the Roof, Spotlight Operator, The Musical Theatre Company (1997)

Someone to Watch Over Me, Soundboard Operator, Oregon State University (1997)

“One-Act Festival,” Soundboard Operator, Oregon State University (1996)

The Foreigner, Properties/Backstage, Tokyo International Players (1995)

Wenceslas Square, Stage Manager, Oregon State University (1994)

The Miss Firecracker Contest, Properties, Oregon State University (1992)