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New Archangel Dancers

208 Smith St, Sitka, AK 99835-9764
+1 907-747-5516
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Total waste of time...

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

Reviewed 12 October 2017
267stan
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San Diego, California
Great Fun

A group of local women, wearing traditional clothing, demonstrate Russian music and dancing. The... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
casario
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tehama, ca
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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
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  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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208 Smith St, Sitka, AK 99835-9764
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

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

4  Thank 267stan
Reviewed 21 September 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.

Thank casario
Reviewed 2 September 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

Thank ericandtrudy
Reviewed 8 August 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

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Great dancing highlighting Russia's influence in Sitka. Wonderful experience with all dancers being local volunteers.

Thank Taras M
Reviewed 27 June 2017

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 28 May 2017 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 27 May 2017

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

1  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
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Jan B
4 July 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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