Anchorage 2017-2018 Season

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We are happy to announce our 2017-2018 Season at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts. Performance dates are currently subject to change. Earlybird Subscriptions are available on our subscriptions page. Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling September 29 – October 15, 2017 Longtime friends in a small Southern town fill Truvy’s hair salon with laughter, gossip, and tears. Truvy’s new …

Giving Perseverance as a Gift

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Give the gift of theatre this holiday season! If you have a theatre-lover in your life we have wonderful, easy to give, and perfect last-minute gifts you can share! We have a holiday gift card you can print out if you’re buying your gift online and would like to have a festive way to share your gift of theatre. Happy Holidays, …

Theatremaking that Crosses Generations

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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

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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

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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 …

Raffle Winners Announced for 32nd Annual Travel Raffle

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Perseverance is happy to announce the winners of our 32nd Annual Travel Raffle. Grand Prize Carolyn Garcia 2nd Prize Christ Goard 3rd Prize John Parsi 4th Prize Anya Maier 5th Prize Dave Lefebvre 6th prize Roger Birk 7th Prize Rafie Wilson 8th Prize Munkh-Urguu 9th Prize Barb Potter 10th Prize Adam Wilkinson 11th Prize Elaine Loopstra 12th Prize Laura Stats …

STAR 2016

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STAR 2016 Summer Theatre Arts Rendezvous Rehearsals and performances at Perseverance Theatre Summer Theatre Arts Rendezvous (STAR), Perseverance Theatre’s five-week youth acting program, provides theatrical training and performance opportunities to students who are excited about theatre. It is time to register for Perseverance Theatre’s Summer Theatre Arts Rendezvous! Work with local and out-of-town professional directors and designers on one of …

New Class Starting at The Drama School at Perseverance Theatre

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Improvisation Monday Night Series: March 21, March 28, and April 4, 2016 $200                        Adult and High School                       6-9pm This fun, high-energy class will help both beginning and intermediate actors. Improvisational games, exercises, and long-form improv help the actor think quickly and creatively. Learn how to integrate improv into scene work, build teamwork skills, and make courageous choices onstage. …