Your Voice | Your Story

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Four sessions:October 20, 23, 27, and 304:30 p.m. AKDT Calling all middle school and high school artists! Do you write poetry or want to learn how? Are you interested in gaining experience in performing your own words? Join teaching artists Shak’shaani Éesh (Konrad Frank) and Lily Odekirk for an exciting youth poetry workshop. This workshop, conducted over Zoom, will give you the space …

Announcing Our Fall 2020 Season

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On September 1, Perseverance Theatre announced our lineup for the Fall 2020 Season, and like most of our offerings will be, the announcement was made via live-stream. Artistic Director Leslie Ishii was joined by Director of Marketing and Engagement Erika Stone for an evening of entertainment, guessing games, and giveaways as the theatre announced (almost) everything it will be presenting …

Live Video Theatre Workshop with Peter J. Kuo 5.0

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July 27, 29, & 31 4p.m. -6p.m. AKSTIt’s live. It’s theatre. It’s video.Develop new skills to thrive in our new normal. The first four rounds of Peter J. Kuo’s Live Video Theatre Workshop SOLD OUT, so Perseverance is offering a fifth round of this immersive class designed to help you thrive in our new world of Zoom, streamed performances, and digital content. Sign …

Live Video Theatre Workshop with Peter J. Kuo 4.0

Lewis Chapman Education

July 13, 15, & 17 4p.m. -6p.m. AKSTIt’s live. It’s theatre. It’s video.Develop new skills to thrive in our new normal. The first three rounds of Peter J. Kuo’s Live Video Theatre Workshop SOLD OUT, so Perseverance is offering a fourth round of this immersive class designed to help you thrive in our new world of Zoom, streamed performances, and digital content. Sign …

Live Video Theatre Workshop with Peter J. Kuo 3.0

Lewis Chapman Education

July 6, 8, & 10 4p.m. -6p.m. AKSTIt’s live. It’s theatre. It’s video.Develop new skills to thrive in our new normal. Join Peter J. Kuo for a third round of his live video theatre workshop! Mark your calendars and be sure to register for this workshop designed to help you thrive in our new world of Zoom, streamed performances, and …

STAR 2020 Registration is Live! UPDATE: Final Showcase Tickets Available!

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UPDATE: Tickets for STAR’s final showcase are available here! Tiered PAYC pricing is available. Registration for STAR 2020 is now LIVE, and scholarship applications are available. This three-week program is geared toward actors, writers, theatre makers, and artists between 4th – 12th grade, looking to stretch their skills, learn from incredible teaching artists/practitioners, and connect with other students in new …

Our Voices Will Be Heard Streaming Now

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Pictured from left to right:  Leetta Kaxwaan Diane Gray, Rob Vestal, Erin Tripp, Erika Stone, Jane Lind and Dylan CarusonaPhoto credit: David Bedard In honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month, we are thrilled to offer a streaming, online version of Our Voices Will Be Heard, written by Tlingit/Dena’ina Playwright-in-Residence, Vera Starbard, and directed by Larissa FastHorse, who is a member of …

Workshop: Write With the Voice of Your Ancestors

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What does an Indigenous ceremony have to do with a commercially successful stage play? What part does traditional Alaska subsistence practice play in creating a popular national cartoon? Why does knowing your genealogy help in producing a print magazine? Find out with this two-part online workshop on April 20 & 22! Each session will last one hour. Vera Starbard, accomplished …

Building Community Awareness During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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From the desk of Leslie IshiiArtistic Director, Perseverance Theatre Many are concerned that our Pan Asian and Pacific Islander/Native/Indigenous and Middle Eastern, North African and Arab communities continue to be at risk due to anti-Asian sentiment that is becoming more wide-spread since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. (PA/PI/N/I/MENAA=Pan Asian/Pacific Islander/Native/Indigenous/Middle Eastern, North African, Arab) As top federal and local …