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Javier Barboza teaches animation at the Sitka Fine Arts Camp; Ed Littlefield teaches percussion. They discuss the role of collaboration during the short, intense high school session at camp. The two are performing this week during faculty “Art Shares” at camp (7PM thru Wed Jul 10, Odess Theater, Allen Hall). Final student performances begin on Thursday (Jul 11 – 13, 7 PM Sitka Performing Arts Center). Learn more about the Sitka Fine Arts Camp online.
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Collaboration ‘makes things happen’ at camp
Taking pen and ink to paper, artist Norm Campbell brings Alaska's natural world to life. Campbell recently completed a two week class at Keet Gooshi Heen Elementary School on the art of "invented landscapes." His class is a part of the Sitka Fine Arts Camp's "Artists in the Schools" residencies. more
Frances Donohoe and Trisha Bessert share stories about combining forces to create Cirque du Pluie, the new circus program at the Hames Center. The two instructors talk about the planned expansion of the pool room for circus classes, which in the future will include juggling, aerial trapeze, and adult gymnastics. Downloadable audio. more