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Friends, colleagues reflect on the career of P.J. Paparelli

...I think are good characteristics in any artistic director," said Jeffrey Herrmann, who worked as producing director at Perseverance alongside Paparelli. "He was very aggressive and driven in that way. He was always looking at what would make...
Perseverance launches cross-training workshops

...about your own discipline by experimenting with another," said Anita Maynard-Losh, an associate artistic director at Perseverance. "By approaching it from a different point of view, you get a sense of what other disciplines are like and...
Young Company brings 'Twelfth Night' to stage

...Young Company's version of "Love's Labor Lost" last spring. Co-director PJ Paparelli, the new artistic director at Perseverance, spent pre-stage time with the cast reviewing Shakespeare's language and multiple meanings. "Partly because...
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Stevens, 30, an administrative assistant at Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault and education director at Perseverance Theater. Todd Antioquia, manager of shareholder/public relations, said 81 percent of shareholders have already...
Juneau Empire Story Archive Juneau author Jean Rogers and illustrated by local artist Rie Munoz. Deborah Baley Brevoort, a producing director at Perseverance from 1979 to 1991, wrote the lyrics based on Rogers' book. Brevoort worked closely with New York composer...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Artist profile: Art Rotch, technical director at Perseverance THE JUNEAU EMPIRE Field: Scenic and lighting...Archives Artist profile: Art Rotch, technical director at Perseverance 080599 Ent 4 The Juneau Empire Online Home...
Theater still important part of community

...Paparelli's watch, developed through UAS and Second Stage. People are complicated. All of our artistic directors at Perseverance Theatre have had their share of problems while in the hot seat, and so did Paparelli. However, please take...
Transgender transformation

...once we had the full band." Director David Charles Goyette has moved to Juneau and will be the new education director at Perseverance. He's spent the last three years as the associate producer at African Continuum Theatre in Washington, D...
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Making 'Hair' fuller

...her the record a year before, and she knew all the songs before she attended. This is her ninth play as music director at Perseverance, and her first since "Working." "Back then, I think we caricatured ourselves and we caricatured the issues...
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Finding beauty in a harsh setting

...very traditional musical theater quality, which was important for us," said DuBois, formerly the artistic director at Perseverance Theatre, and back in town for the play. "You look at all the famous musical theater couples, let's say...
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