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Playwright Sarah DeLappe began her theater career as an actor. She says this is often how people enter the techical side of the business. During her seven-week residency as a Sitka Fellow, she’s working on a play about an Alaska radio station, based on her twin sister’s experience at KNOM in Nome, and on interviews with staff at KCAW in Sitka.
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