Tag Archives: Sitka Fine Arts Camp

Young Performers to present Robin Hood

Sergio Fisher and his wife, Fay, stand on the stage at the Performing Arts Center in Sitka. Fisher was the architect who designed the interior of the theater. It was his first time back to Sitka since the building opened in 2007. (KCAW photo by Ed Ronco)Zeke Blackwell, director of the Young Performers' Theater with the Sitka Fine Arts Camp, and two of his young actors talk about their upcoming production of Robin Hood. Downloadable audio.

Assembly divvies up $45,000 to non-profits

160920_nonprofitawards_kwongThe Sitka Assembly held their first meeting in their new chambers yesterday night (09-19-16), dedicated to non-profit contributions. The Assembly awarded $45,000 from the general fund to eight non-profit organizations.

Youth theater seeks ninja nuns, 7-18, for ‘Trials of Robin Hood’

YPT's 2015 performance of 'Annie.' (SFAC photo)Zeke Blackwell will direct this fall's The Trials of Robin Hood, by the Young Performer's Theater. Auditions will be Tuesday and Wednesday, September 6 and 7. No memorization is necessary. Actors will read a scene and tell a joke. Learn more about YPT here. Jessica Menary coordinates after-school arts classes for kids and adults. More info about that here. Downloadable audio.

Right, left brains meet at Sitka Arts & Science Fest

Where do art and science intersect? Anna Weitelmann's notes on water quality illustrate an obvious answer.The Sitka Fine Arts Camp, along with the Sitka Sound Science Center and the Island Institute, hosted the first ever Arts & Science Festival, straddling the right/left brain divide.

Whitmore Hall gets a facelift

1_whitmore-sb-940x470The Sitka Fine Arts Camp is restoring the facade of the Whitmore building this fall. Crew Leader Larry Jackson is joined by interns with the Historic Restoration program. Downloadable audio.

SFAC students to perform “Guys and Dolls” this weekend

musical-theater-camp-alaska-_dsc6670-1000x500_cSFAC student performances of "Guys and Dolls" will be held at the Sitka Performing Arts Center on July 22, 7PM, July 23, 2PM and 7PM. Downloadable audio

Pokemon swarm Sitka streets

617af198-e461-4fc8-8d40-51456a6939d6Pokemon GO is based on an incredibly popular Japanese franchise. There are video games and trading cards, TV shows and toys. And now, there’s a game for smart phones that’s taking the world - and Sitka - by storm. Downloadable audio

Sitka Arts and Science Festival kicks off next week

kayakThe Sitka Arts & Science Festival begins next week, on July 16, and festival manager Anna Lee Hirschi joined us in the studio to discuss the program. Downloadable audio

Campers prep for final performances

627eea12-2713-4a74-979e-9b5725328f94Sitka Fine Arts Camp's high school camp is wrapping up as students prepare for their final performance.

Middle school campers stage final performances

sitka-fine-arts-camp-alaskadsc_1235Roger Schmidt, director of Sitka Fine Arts Camp (SFAC) and faculty member Dan Lendzian preview upcoming performances by middle school campers who have been at the camp since June 12th. Downloadable audio.