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Perseverance Theatre opens "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" in Anchorage

...Gray, Zola Rose Sayers-Fay and Rowan Isaac Sayers-Fay.Artistic Director Art Rotch designed the lights and Akiko Nishijima Rotch designed the set. Erin Shultz from New York City designed the costumes; Rory Stitt designed the sound; and Robin...
'The Mountaintop' opens Friday

...Commercial Appeal, including contributing reporting for Newsweek.Anchorage local Lauren Miller designs lights, Akiko Nishijima Rotch returns to Perseverance to design the set and guest artist Elisheba Ittoop designs Sound. Perseverance company...
Bravo on Brick

...Brown, Alex Peirce, Callahan Jon Croteau, Selma Jesse Houck, and Dorothy Kuterbach. The artistic team includes Akiko Nishijima Rotch, Art Rotch, Erin Schultz and Rory Stitt. For more information, visit
Review: 'The Mountaintop'

...Lorraine Motel - Room 306, outside which he will be shot the following morning-meticulously dressed by set designer Akiko Nishijima Rotch.Enter Martin Luther King, Jr. (Michael Flood), having just delivered what would become known to history...
Perseverance presents Hansel & Gretel

...The all-Alaskan cast features Clara Weishahn and Katie Poor as Hansel and Gretel. Art Rotch and his wife, Akiko Nishijima Rotch, form the lighting and set design team, and the costume design is by 2010 NEA/TCG Design Fellow Oana Botez...
Perseverance opens Pinter's 'Betrayal'

...opens a few years after their affair has ended, and moves backward year by year. The artistic team includes Akiko Nishijima Rotch on scene design, Arnulfo Maldonado on costumes, Jim Cucurull on lighting, and Lucy Peckham on sound.Harold...
??Hot "Tin Roof" heads to Anchorage April 11 heightened by the fact that all the action takes place in one room, a sparsely furnished bedroom framed by Akiko Nishijima Rotch's gorgeous semi-transparent walls, and by Williams' directive that the play be presented as one long continuous...
Hansel & Gretel too grim to enchant

...Perseverance produced this season, the set and lighting design was the real star of this show. Art Rotch and his wife Akiko Nishijima Rotch are true artists and masters of theatrical design. Every detail is carefully planned, down to the last coat of...
Perseverance Theatre opens "Bigfoot and Other Lost Souls"

...the original story is by Adrien Royce. Steven Gross and Rob Cohen lead the singers and the band. Art Rotch, Akiko Nishijima Rotch, Rory Stitt and Christina Rumery round out the design team."Bigfoot and Other Lost Souls" runs from May 4...
Dickens' classic opens at Perseverance Theatre

...Groven headed up the vocal direction, and Lucy Peckham designed the sound.Others on the artistic team include Akiko Nishijima Rotch (set design), Greg Mitchell (lighting), Janice Hurley (choreography) and Sarah Greene (costumes). Stage...


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