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Dedicated Dancers

This group is so dedicated to their dancing and its culture. These ladies do a wonderful job... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
Unicoi, Tennessee
Enthusiastic ladies!

We were encouraged to go to a performance of these local ladies who are about to celebrate 50 years... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
Brisbane, Australia
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"The New Archangel Dancers mission is to promote and encourage interest in Alaska's Russian History and culture through sharing of ethnic folk dance and song. The Dancers support performing arts in the community of Sitka, and promote and encourage...more
208 Smith St, Sitka, AK 99835-9764
+1 907-747-5516
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed the New Archangel Dancers! The theater where the dance troupe rehearses and performs is very modern, beautiful, and comfortable. The show we saw consisted of 6 dances, each one with a good story and lots of energy! The entire audience naturally started...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2018

This group is so dedicated to their dancing and its culture. These ladies do a wonderful job expressing the Russian song and dance. We enjoyed their story and their dedication.

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Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

We were encouraged to go to a performance of these local ladies who are about to celebrate 50 years as a dancing company. They were very good, showing great strength & agility as well as nice acting skills. For an amateur group they put on...More

Thank LKay54
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Was hoping to learn something of the Russian heritage in Alaska. This was a group of women (none of whom are Russian) who wear Russian garb and preform Russian dances. Not sure if the Russian Centennial hall has any other activities to explain the Russian...More

1  Thank j25aj
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Planned to stop here as part of our personal walking tour of Sitka. Costs $10 for the presentation. Got a seat up front and spoke with a lady who was part of the local fire department as an EMT III. She had been a dancer...More

1  Thank David W
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We went to this after a bus tour....the bus tour was fine, the "dance" was awful...find something else to do....

6  Thank 267stan
Reviewed 21 September 2017

A group of local women, wearing traditional clothing, demonstrate Russian music and dancing. The audience is encouraged to participate by clapping and calling out.

1  Thank casario
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We were lucky enough to have front row seats to see the New Archangel Dancers. The Mistress of Ceremonies gave a wonderful presentation and the Dancers were Fantastic!! The beautiful, colorful costumes and energy had us clapping for delight!! I encourage anyone visiting Sitka to...More

1  Thank ericandtrudy
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I loved Sitka, a city with a Russian flavor all around, and the New Archangel Dancers were the icing on the cake of a very delightful day in Sitka. This is an all women troupe who must practice a lot because they are very physically...More

1  Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Great dancing highlighting Russia's influence in Sitka. Wonderful experience with all dancers being local volunteers.

1  Thank Taras M
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Jan B
4 July 2017|
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Response from Ariesvee | Reviewed this property |
The best way to see them is to book thru a shore excursion offered by your cruise line. The dance group does travel for performances and I don't remember seeing a performance schedule. Booking a shore excursion thru your... More