This guide contains collections of primary source material relating to performing arts in Alaska, held by archives, libraries, and museums across the state. This guide is not comprehensive and may not include every collection containing primary source material relating to Alaskan performing arts.
Click on the linked collection names for more detailed collection descriptions. Not every collection has a detailed description online, and it may be necessary to contact the institution that owns a collection for more information.
Selected items related to Alaskan performing arts from many of the institutions represented in this guide have been digitized and added to Alaska's Digital Archives. You can use the search box at the top right of the homepage to search for these materials.
If you represent an institution that holds primary source materials related to performing arts in Alaska and would like to see them included in this guide, please contact the UAA/APU Consortium Library Archives and Special Collections.
Listed below are many collections held at Archives & Special Collections. Most of the links are to guides to the listed collections which may contain more information about those specific collections. Archives & Special Collections may also hold additional materials related to performing arts.
Some of the organizations listed below may also be reflected in the list above. The collections in the section above represent broader documentation relating to performing arts organizations. The collections in this section are solely programs and flyers from Alaskan performing arts organizations, primarily in Anchorage and the collections may not be comprehensive within the date spans.
Alaska Center for the Performing Arts programs; 1989-1994. EPH-0163
Alaska Chamber Singers programs; 1987-2009. EPH-0118
Alaska Childrens Choir programs; 1997-2000. EPH-0134
Alaska Contemporary Dance Company programs; undated. EPH-0157
Alaska Dance Theatre programs; 1992-2006. EPH-0114
Alaska Festival Theatre programs; undated. EPH-0132
Alaska Fine Arts Camp recital program; 1981. EPH-0164
Alaska Junior Theater programs; 1983-2002. EPH-0158
Alaska Light Opera programs; 1987-1988. EPH-0131
Alaska Stage Company programs; 1992. EPH-0159
Alaskan Concert Tour Boston University Glee Club program; 1958. EPH-0404
Anchorage arts programs; 1982-1995. EPH-0043
Anchorage Ballet programs; 2004, 2006. EPH-0115
Anchorage Civic Ballet Nutcracker programs; 1976-1981. EPH-0135
Anchorage Civic Orchestra programs; 2004. EPH-0138
Anchorage Classical Ballet Academy programs; 2004. EPH-0136
Anchorage Community Chorus sound recording; 1956. EPH-0095
Anchorage Community Theatre programs; 1970-2007. EPH-0117
Anchorage Concert Chorus programs; 1993-2006. EPH-0119
Anchorage Flute Choir programs; 1998. EPH-0128
Anchorage High School. Thespian Troupe 700 “The Little Dog Laughed” program; 1958 February 14-15. EPH-0408
Anchorage Opera programs; 1978-2009. EPH-0120
Anchorage Symphony Orchestra progams; 1959-2009. EPH-0121
Anchorage Women’s Community Chorus papers; undated, 1991-1992. eph-0263
Asian Alaskan Cultural Center programs; 1997. EPH-0141
Augustine’s Artists programs; 1990-1995. EPH-0146
Ballet Alaska programs; 1984-1990. EPH-0147
Basically Bach Festival programs; 1982-1986. EPH-0149
buzzOplex programs; 2006. EPH-0140
Cyrano’s Off Center Playhouse/Eccentric Theatre Company programs; 1973-2009. EPH-0133
Dance Spectrum Alaska programs; 2003. EPH-0137
Grand Opera program for “The Bohemian Girl”; undated. EPH-0369
Haynes and Reddig Once a Year Theatre Company program; 1996. EPH-0151
Kodiak Baranof Productions, INC programs; 1983. EPH-0180
Kokopelli Theatre programs; 1996-2001. EPH-0113
Men’s and Women’s Glee Clubs of Anchorage program; 1937. EPH-0169
Music Machine programs; 1984-2000. EPH-0123
Music with Mary Martin program; undated. EPH-400.
North Pole Dramatic Club of Teller program; 1901 January. EPH-0370
Orpheum Theatre programs; 1998. EPH-0124
Otstar programs; undated. EPH-0127
Perseverance Theatre programs; 2001. EPH-0130
Russian Alaskan Academy event programs; 1995, 2000, 2008. EPH-0126
Russian American Colony Singers programs; undated. EPH-0116
Sitka Summer Music Festival programs; 1982-2008. EPH-0122
Theatre Guild programs; 1980-1989. EPH-0129
Toast Theatre programs; 1995. EPH-0155
The Wave event flyers; undated, 1995. EPH-0254
Women’s Music Festival flyers; 1990, 1999. EPH-0259
This guide is supported in whole or in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Alaska State Library.