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New Archangel Dancers

208 Smith St, Sitka, AK 99835-9764
+1 907-747-5516
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Angelic Archangels

these women have lots of energy and a clear vision to share Russian folk dancing. It was a fun... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Michael J
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Green Valley, Arizona
Authentic culture

Being of Russian heritage, seeing these dances was wonderful. The costumes are authentic and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ariesvee
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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
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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208 Smith St, Sitka, AK 99835-9764
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Reviewed yesterday

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

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Being of Russian heritage, seeing these dances was wonderful. The costumes are authentic and beautiful. The dancers were fantastic. They performed about five dances with only a quick costume change. These are very strenuous dances and the stamina the dancers have is amazing. They have...More

Thank Ariesvee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here while on a cruise to Alaska and the performance of the dancer's was a delight. This is a volunteer group of women who have been doing Russian dances for many years and have travelled extensively performing. Small dance studio but sound was excellent,...More

Thank Dale C
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This came highly recommended to us by a client that had seen them so we made a point of finding out where they were performing (usually in the Cultural Center but it was under construction). Tickets were $10 for adults and $5 for kids and...More

Thank lookin4luxury
Reviewed 7 August 2016

This group of "amateurs" displayed a real love for their recreation of traditional Russian folk dances. We saw their ~1 hour performance as part of a tour after our cruise ship docked in Sitka. I would rate this as one of the best experiences of...More

Thank Philip C
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We had the dancers included as part of the tour. We were surprised that the group was all women. But delighted with the performances. The performance building and stage area is really lovely and looked brand new. The performers are very dedicated and the costumes...More

Thank Travelhobbyist
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This was added to our tour, and we enjoyed it. The dancers were proficient and the commentary explaining the dances was great. We appreciated the art form that was preserved by this group.

Thank BarbaraW1958
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Have seen several performances and thoroughly enjoyed each one! The time and dedication these folks put in is amazing. Thankful to see this traditional dance continue through the years for many generations to enjoy!! What a fun time!

1  Thank SitkaPlexus
Reviewed 12 January 2016

This was part of a ship excursion to see the local highlights. Timing was critical as the show is put on by local women who take a break during the day to perform for the passengers. The show starts at noon, on the dot. The...More

1  Thank rhodabow
Reviewed 12 September 2015

A group of women, doing amazing dances, in both male and female roles (no men allowed!). This is the best exercise routine ever! Their costumes are authentic and made by the troupe members. They have such joy in their performing, it flows off the stage...More

1  Thank OliverandLisa
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