The Winter Bear in Anchorage

joshua Current Projects, Season 17-18

Get Tickets RED DOG MINE presents Perseverance Theatre’s production of The Winter Bear A PLAY BY ANNE HANLEY Inspired by the life of Koyukon Athabascan elder Sidney Huntington Sunday, April 15 and Monday April 16 at 7:00 pm

The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity by Kristoffer Diaz Opens the Perseverance Theatre 2017-2018 Season

amy Current Projects, Season 17-18

JUNEAU, AK — When the costumes come off and the music fades in the staged world of pro wrestling, what do the wrestlers really want to say to their bosses? The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity is a funny and quirky look at pro wrestling, geopolitics, and capitalism. — Chad Deity runs September 15 – October 7 in Juneau and November 9 -19 in …

Theatremaking that Crosses Generations

amy Current Projects, Featured, Productions, Season 16-17, Seasons

Cate Ross Returns to the Perseverance Mainstage Not Medea, the National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere by Allison Gregory, features three actors: Shelley Virginia of Anchorage as “Woman,” Perseverance’s actor-in-residence Enrique Bravo as Jason, and long-time company member Cate Ross–the youngest member of the cast–as Chorus. Cate Ross, born in Juneau, is not new to Perseverance. In fact, she has been …

Enter the Audience: The Collaboration Continues at Peter and the Starcatcher

amy Current Projects, Featured, Productions, Season 16-17, Seasons

One of the fun things about Peter and the Starcatcher is the interaction between the ensemble on the stage and the audience in their seats. So last night, the first time that we had a big crowd in the theatre to watch the first preview, was an important moment for all the artists involved. The actors start to hear and feel …

A Swirl of Collaboration Brings Peter and the Starcatcher to Life

amy Current Projects, Featured, Productions, Season 16-17

Artistic director Art Rotch just spent his birthday in “tech.” I get the feeling that’s how he’d like it to be. For designers–the artists that create the world of the theatre through sound, lighting, set, paint, costume, props, and more–technical rehearsals are when everything is finally layered together in real time with the acting and movement on the stage. Art snapped …

Creating the sounds in the next room, part 2.

amy Current Projects, In the Next Room, Productions, Season 15-16

Recently, we’ve been in conversation with sound designer Lucy Peckham about her work on In the Next Room, or the vibrator play. You can read our first post where she discusses her original compositions. Today, Lucy tells us about the research she did for In the Next Room. As soon as I knew I’d been given the opportunity to design for the …

Creating the sounds in the next room, Part 1

amy Current Projects, Featured, In the Next Room, Productions, Season 15-16

Theatre is an amazing collaboration among artists–not just playwrights, directors, and actors. Here’s a note from our sound designer, Lucy Peckham about the music she composed for In the Next Room, or the vibrator play. “As a composer, each show presents a unique challenge. For In the Next Room, or the vibrator play, the three pieces of music heard within …