TOTE Maritime Alaska transported fourteen trailers full of stage equipment to bring the touring production of Hamilton to Anchorage.
As part of deep cuts to academic programs, UAA stopped offering a bachelor’s degree in theater. This year, the last student enrolled in the program is graduating, leaving future prospective students and the performing arts community to wonder how local performing arts talent can be developed.
The Alaska State Fair completed the lineup of its AT&T Concert Series for three weekends in August and September. Comedian Nate Bargatze rounds out a slate of a dozen musical acts for just about every taste.
The new Executive Director of Alaska Dance Theatre is Cari Boltz Zawodny, a nonprofit leader who has served as program director for the League of Women Voters’ Anchorage Youth Vote since 2012.
Due to roof damage, the Alaska State Fair is replacing its Sluicebox, with plans to open a new performance venue in time for the next fair in August.
Alaska State Fair organizers announced six acts spanning three weekends, ranging from Christian pop, pop-country, and country-rock to folk-rock, folk-punk, and heavy metal.
The leading professional performing arts company in Anchorage has hired Ben Robinson, as new General Director.
Anchorage Community Theatre brings the musical Annie to the Sydney Laurence Theatre in the Anchorage Center for the Performing Arts thanks to a new charitable endowment, the Ruth Hart Fund.
Out of every school in the nation, West Anchorage High School is being honored by the National Federation of State High School Associations.
The national tours of Hamilton, Come From Away, Six: The Musical, and Disney’s Aladdin are scheduled to run from August 2023 through April 2024.