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New Archangel Dancers

208 Smith St, Sitka, AK 99835-9764
+1 907-747-5516
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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 2 weeks ago
kingj24
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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 4 weeks ago
LKay54
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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 tourism, in addition to frequent summer shows
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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208 Smith St, Sitka, AK 99835-9764
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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

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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

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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

1  Thank David W
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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....

6  Thank 267stan
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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.

1  Thank casario
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Reviewed September 1, 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
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Reviewed August 7, 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
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Reviewed July 16, 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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Reviewed June 26, 2017

these women have lots of energy and a clear vision to share Russian folk dancing. It was a fun visit I highly recommend

1  Thank Michael J
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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
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