Perseverance Theatre announces 45th season in Juneau and Anchorage

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Perseverance Theatre, Alaska’s premiere regional theatre, will present three titles in Juneau and Anchorage for their 2023-2024 season. Led by Artistic Director Leslie Ishii, Perseverance Theatre’s 45th Anniversary Season will bring a cult musical revival, a Southeast-Asian romantic comedy, and a timely piece on censorship to Juneau and Anchorage.  Kicking off the season is the cult-classic musical, Hedwig and The …

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39th Annual Travel Raffle Winners

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Grand Prize – Kathleen Harper – Ticket 15002nd Prize – Tessany Alrich – Ticket 06923rd Prize – Maddie Sayet – Ticket 05644th Prize – Jane Oato – Ticket 16975th Prize – Mark Hickey – Ticket 00096th Prize – Deb Craig – Ticket 15337th Prize – Janice Hurley – Ticket 10488th Prize – Barb Hegel – Ticket 05909th Prize – Peter …

STAR 2023

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Registration is now closed for STAR 2023 Welcome, STAR Campers! STAR (Summer Theatre Arts Rendezvous) is a theatre arts summer program for youth between 12–18 years old in which students will develop the skillsets that align with their interests. This summer we will have three, week-long tracks for students to choose from (or choose all three). Students can choose from …

Pursuing Opportunity: Perseverance Theatre Apprenticeships

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Interview With The Artist Internships are a valuable way to learn if a future career in theatre are a good fit for you. If you enjoyed theater in high school or are simply interested in exploring working as a theater professional, Perseverance Theatre has opportunities for you.  Every year, Perseverance Theatre invites early-career professionals to join us for a season-long …

39th Annual Travel Raffle

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 39th Annual Travel Raffle  Grand Prize: “Fly Me to the Moon” Two Round-trip tickets anywhere Alaska Airlines flies and $2,000 Cash 2nd Prize: “I’m going on an adventure!!!” Alaska Railroad tickets for two from Anchorage to Fairbanks Arctic Circle fly adventure One night stay for two at Westmark Fairbanks  3rd Prize: “Heart of the Ocean” Driftwood Hotel one night stay for two Seong’s $50 gift card Coastal …

SHI Winter Camp

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Perseverance Theatre is excited to welcome students back to our stages for our Sealaska Heritage Institute sponsored Winter Camp!

The Power of Sharing Language

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The Opening the Box of Knowledge talkback after the performance on October 13th was incredibly heartwarming and eye opening. Qacung Blanchett and President Richard Peterson of Central Council of the Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska were the hosts for the evening. Together with the cast members they sat  down to  discuss the world premiere of Frank Katasse’s Where the Summit Meets the Stars and connect about their shared love of theater, representation of native voices in modern media, and enjoy each other’s presences. 

PT Partners with UAA

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Perseverance Theatre is excited to partner with the University of Alaska: Anchorage Department of Theatre and Dance to bring professional theatre by and for Alaskans to the UAA Fine Arts Building Mainstage. Together, Perseverance Theatre and UAA will co-produce Kate Hamill’s Little Women, directed by Cara Hinh, and Lauren Yee’s The Great Leap directed by Leslie Ishii, Artistic Director of Perseverance Theatre. 

Meet the Playwright: A Conversation with Frank Henry Kaash Katasse

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Playwright, author, screenwriter, actor, educator, director… Tlingit theatre artist Frank Henry Kaash Katasse is certainly a multi-talented guy! And in just over a month, his brand new play Where the Summit Meets the Stars will receive its world premiere production on the Perseverance Theatre mainstage.