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Alaska Center for the Performing Arts

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Address: 621 West Sixth Ave, Anchorage, AK
Phone Number: +1 907-263-2900
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Description: Alaska Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. (The Center), a non-profit...
Alaska Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. (The Center), a non-profit organization contracted by the Municipality of Anchorage, manages the Center. The Center schedules space use in the building, provides production management and technical expertise, sells tickets, and provides services for more than 240,000 patrons who enjoy the facility annually.
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Beautiful auditorium

I went to the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts to see the Nutcracker over Thanksgiving weekend in 2014. I was very impressed by the architecture of the building and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
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Kill Devil Hill
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Kill Devil Hill
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I went to the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts to see the Nutcracker over Thanksgiving weekend in 2014. I was very impressed by the architecture of the building and specifically the beauty of the auditorium. It was gorgeous. We were seated quickly, and there was a mob of people. It was a great place for an evenings entertainment.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

For the winter visitor please do,check out the Performing Art center to see what theynaremoffering. You might find traditional concerts, famous international acts, theater from Broadway or local state theater. It has three main venues I have enjoyed with different size theaters. I have seen great local actors in plays that make one laughs, cry and thinking. The chorus, chorale... More 

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Homer, Alaska, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We're luck to have the PAC and to have the artists and shows that come... the plays, the operas, the symphony. If you don't KNOW the PAC, be sure and look at the map. IF you don't, you may end up to close or too far, depending on what you're attending. Unfortunately, sometimes it can be difficult to talk to... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

great shows, music, opera, free concerts (love the Tuba Christmas), and the pre show lectures are always helpful and entertaining.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The PAC is the nicest theatre venue in Alaska, and hosts dozens of shows annually. It's a nice facility overall, though it lacks many of the little touches that venues in New York, Seattle, or Los Angeles has (for instance, "box seating" consists of mediocre chairs along the side wall in a space that is otherwise open to the world... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This multi live theater complex offers many plays,music events,etc. it is twenty-five years old but is much appreciated by Alaskans. Bathrooms are clean and volunteer staff is great. Seating is comfy

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Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Aside from the busy carpet which can make one dizzy, the acoustics are fabulous. Wonderful Broodway productions, excellent family shows, supurb concerts. I always feel appreciated as a patron.

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Wasilla, Alaska, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Love the Performing Arts Center; the staff are always considerate, helpful and friendly. The performances are well done and sound is excellent.

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Wasill, Alaska, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The ACP brings a good variety of shows to Anchorage. Though I would love to see more Broadway shows, they do a good job of bringing culture to Alaska and usually manage to get a few good Broadway hits and lots of other events to Anchorage each year.

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los angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Large modern auditorium with a good sound system and excellent visibility from every area. Great place to see a big show

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