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Address: 621 West Sixth Ave, Anchorage, AK
Phone Number: +1 907-263-2900
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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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Awesome theater for all kinds of performances!

There are several size theaters in one building--all beautifully decorated with great seats and acoustics. I stayed at Duke's 8th Ave Hotel--a great all-suites hotel within... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Ketchikan, Alaska
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Ketchikan, Alaska
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There are several size theaters in one building--all beautifully decorated with great seats and acoustics. I stayed at Duke's 8th Ave Hotel--a great all-suites hotel within walking distance. Two' must repeat' experiences!!

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Homer, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

First time visit to the performing arts center, Friday night performance of Grease. Excellent seats and outstanding musical production, the venue is beautiful and all of the volunteer staff very attentive. Wonderful and fun evening!

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Kenai
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

We have seen MyFairLady and now Grease. Both great shows. Organised ushers, on time show. Great time! Very professional.

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1 Thank Colleenfromalaska
San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

We saw the excellent Aurora show on the beautiful Northern Lights. This show is worth every penny and every second. This is a must see for everyone. Excellently produced, edited, and directed.

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

This 40 minute movie about the Alaska's Great Northern Lights was very boring. It started out ok, with a bit of commentary about this fascinating natural phenomenon but then it was just music and still photos with nothing else. We all agreed that it needed more commentary and variety.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016

Ak's great Aurora Borealis is presented in a stunning digital presentation set to an original music score. The photography is by Dave Parkhurst, who has been filming these northern lights since 1981. One can sit back, relax and enjoy this incredible presentation for a very small price.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016

Terrible. Boring. A waste of $13. Mostly still photos played to instrumental music that I would like if not played soooo loud.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

A nice venue for major perforances. The Alaska Center for the performing arts has three theaters. The biggest Atwood concert hall, discovery theatre, and the smallest Sydney Lawrence Hall.

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Eagle River, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2015

What a wonderful venue for Alaskans and our visitors. We attended the opening night of the Anchorage Opera in the Center for the Performing Arts Discovery Theatre. The acoustics are excellent; seating and access for those with disabilities is easy and plentiful; and the venue is intimate. Audrey Babcock (mezzo-soprano) and Kirk Dougherty were wonderful as Carmen and Don Jose,... More 

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Eagle River, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2015

Well, there ARE some great other arts venues in the ANC, but you gotta face it, the PAC has the BIG shows: Anchorage Opera, Anchorage Symphony, Anchorage Concert Association, Perseverance Theater, and all the BIG shows in Anchorage. Forget the carpet haters, it's totally rad.

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