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Last Frontier Theatre Conference in Valdez

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This June 9th through the 16th the twenty-sixth annual Last Frontier Theatre Conference will happen in Valdez, Alaska. Playwrights, actors, directors, and even a few fight choreographers will all spend a week exploring and celebrating new works as well as discovering new friends and reestablishing old ones. Conference Coordinator Dawson Moore joins Stage Talk this week via phone to talk about what will be happening this year. Thanks for listening!

The Last Frontier Theatre Conference

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KSKA: Friday, June 9 at 2:45pm This years marks the 25th anniversary of one of the nation's premier theatre conferences and it's right here in Valdez, Alaska. The Last Frontier Theatre Conference started under the leadership of Dr. Jo Ann C. (Jody) McDowell and has been led by conference coordinator Dawson Moore since 2003. While at the core of the conference is the Play Lab, in which playwrights have their original works read to and given feedback by conference participants, the week-long event also features live performances, workshops in everything from acting and improvisation to playwriting and dramaturgy--and if that isn't enough, there is even a fringe festival that goes way into the evening. Conference Coordinator Dawson Moore joins Stage Talk via a phone line this week to let us in on all the details. LISTEN HERE

The Last Frontier Theatre Conference

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This June 12-18, the 24th annual Last Frontier Theatre Conference will bring playwrights, actors, directors and many others to Valdez, Alaska to learn, teach and exchange creative ideas. Conference Coordinator Dawson Moore joins us via phone link today to talk about all the exciting offerings this year's event will bring.

The Last Frontier Theatre Conference

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Dawson Moore from Valdez joins Stage Talk this week to talk about what's coming up this year's annual Last Frontier Theatre Conference. KSKA: Friday, May 1, at 2:45 p.m. Listen now:

Dispatch from Valdez: Last Frontier Theatre Conference

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Jean Paal reports from the Last Frontier Theatre Conference with her guest Arthur M. Jolly, award winning playwright and screenwriter. Join Jean and Arthur as they let us in on the goings-on at this year's annual migration of playwrights, actors and directors to Valdez. KSKA: Friday, June 13, at 2:45 p.m. Listen now:

The Last Frontier Theatre Conference

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It's a homecoming for some and a new adventure for many. Dawson Moore, Conference Coordinator for the 22nd annual Last Frontier Theatre Conference, joins Stage Talk this week to talk about this internationally known playwriting conference held in Valdez. There's more than just playwriting going on and Dawson lets us in on all the activities as the conference runs June 8th though the 14th. KSKA: Friday, May 16, at 2:45 p.m. Listen now:

Officials Unsure When Richardson Highway Will Reopen

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The state Transportation department now says they don't know when the flooded highway through Keystone Canyon outside of Valdez will be passable again.

Tug, Barge Grounded Southeast of Cordova

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The Coast Guard is monitoring recovery efforts of a tug and barge that went aground in the Gulf Alaska, Wednesday afternoon. Download Audio

The Last Frontier Theatre Conference

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Stage Talk takes a trip to Valdez and reports back on the goings on at this year's Last Frontier Theatre Conference. Award winning screenwriter and playwright Arthur M. Jolly (The Gulag Mouse, A Very Modern Marriage) is their special guest and talks about his experiences, his plays and the value of the conference to all playwrights.
    KSKA: Friday 5/24 at 2:45pm
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A Look Back at This Year’s Last Frontier Theatre Conference

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This week on Stage Talk, hosts Jean and Steve have a lively discussion about this year's Last Frontier Theatre Conference with professional singer and vocal coach Nancy Caudill who co-ran the Acting Workshop for Singers and professional playwright Arlitia Jones who ran the Writer's Warmup sessions. KSKA: Friday 6/22 at 2:45 pm

20th Annual Last Frontier Theatre Conference

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The Last Frontier Theatre Conference, one of the premier playwriting conferences in the country held each summer in Valdez, Alaska celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. Dawson Moore, the conference coordinator, talks about the history of the conference and what's coming up in this year's offering this week on Stage Talk. KSKA: Friday 5/18 at 2:45 pm

Snow Removal Equipment In Short Supply In Valdez

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In Valdez, they hope to have enough snow cleared off the roofs to resume school next week. City Manager John Hosie says not only is manpower for shoveling off the roofs in short supply, but so is the proper equipment to do it with.

National Guard Works To Dig Out Cordova

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No school today in Cordova as National Guard troops continue digging out the town from a massive snowfall that prompted a disaster declaration over the weekend.

Five Escape Sinking Fishing Vessel near Valdez

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All five members of a purse seiner fishing vessel safely escaped their boat before it sank Wednesday near Valdez.

Alaska News Nightly: July 13, 2011

Groups Accept Settlement over Endangered Species Suit, Alaska Congressional Delegation Split on ‘Doomsday Scenario’ of National Debt Default, Five Escape Sinking Fishing Vessel near Valdez, NPR-A and Sealaska Lands Bills Up for Vote in DC, and more...

Coast Guard Tows Distressed Boat to Valdez

The Coast Guard had a busy Saturday in Prince William Sound.

Crews Unable to Raise Sunken Fishing Boat

So far salvage efforts have failed to raise a sunken fishing boat at Rocky Point near the Valdez Narrows, and an oil sheen is now reported on the water.

Last Frontier Theater Conference in Valdez

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Friday June 10 at 2:45 pm Playwrights, actors, directors, technical engineers, and theater aficionados will soon be flocking to Valdez, Alaska tor the 19th Annual Last Frontier Theater Conference.

Hawkins Takes Command in USCG’s Valdez Marine Safety Office

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The new Commander of the Coast Guard's Marine Safety Office in Valdez was part of the team that investigated the sinking of the Fishing Vessel Alaska Ranger.

Alaska News Nightly: June 3, 2011

Fuel Prices to Rise in Bethel, Lawmakers Scramble as Coastal Management Program Begins Shutdown, Washington DC Turns Attention to Alaska’s Other Minerals, an Iditarod Veteran Missing in Talkeetna, and more...