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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 July 26, 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 July 18, 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
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Reviewed October 5, 2018

You won't want to miss this wonderful program of Russian folk dancing put on by a group of volunteers from Sitka. The costumes are colorful, the moves amazing and it'll entertain you from the minute the program starts. A highlight of any Sitka visit, this...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ron H
Reviewed September 28, 2018

This show was included as one of our tour selections on our cruise. We enjoyed the dancing, and especially the clever costumes. Since the Russian culture is integral to Sitka, this amateur show was a treat. It is a simple pleasure not to be missed.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 27, 2018

I went to this show as part of a city tour of Sitka. Whatever we paid to see this show was too much. The show is about 30 minutes long. I left after 15 minutes, and those 15 minutes were a waste of my time....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Jan H
Reviewed August 21, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Stephen B
Reviewed July 26, 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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 18, 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

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 26, 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

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank j25aj
Reviewed May 26, 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

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank David W
Reviewed October 11, 2017

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

Date of experience: August 2017
6  Thank 267stan
Reviewed September 20, 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.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Jan B
July 3, 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