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SITKA - The statewide Alaska Artist-in-Residence program, launched in 2007 by United States Artists and the Rasmuson Foundation, has brought six artists to Alaska. In Sitka, Anthony Garcia is in the midst of a month-long residency at the Island Institute, lasting through Feb. 1. A 2006 USA Rockefeller Fellow, Anthony Garcia is a playwright and director who founded El Centro Su Teatro in Denver, Colorado. Born out of the Chicano movement, Garcia's work blends music, humor, and storytelling to provide a deeper understanding of the human condition as it is affected by social and political realities. Garcia will work at The Island Institute, a writer's residency, to develop new work and share it with the local community through readings and workshops. Garcia will also travel to Ketchikan, Alaska, to conduct a reading of his plays for local artists.
Anthony Garcia at Island Institute this month 012109 AE 2 Capital City Weekly SITKA - The statewide Alaska Artist-in-Residence program, launched in 2007 by United States Artists and the Rasmuson Foundation, has brought six artists to Alaska. In Sitka, Anthony Garcia is in the midst of a month-long residency at the Island Institute, lasting through Feb. 1. A 2006 USA Rockefeller Fellow, Anthony Garcia is a playwright and director who founded El Centro Su Teatro in Denver, Colorado. Born out of the Chicano movement, Garcia's work blends music, humor, and storytelling to provide a deeper understanding of the human condition as it is affected by social and political realities. Garcia will work at The Island Institute, a writer's residency, to develop new work and share it with the local community through readings and workshops. Garcia will also travel to Ketchikan, Alaska, to conduct a reading of his plays for local artists.
Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Story last updated at 1/21/2009 - 11:45 am

Anthony Garcia at Island Institute this month

SITKA - The statewide Alaska Artist-in-Residence program, launched in 2007 by United States Artists and the Rasmuson Foundation, has brought six artists to Alaska. In Sitka, Anthony Garcia is in the midst of a month-long residency at the Island Institute, lasting through Feb. 1. A 2006 USA Rockefeller Fellow, Anthony Garcia is a playwright and director who founded El Centro Su Teatro in Denver, Colorado. Born out of the Chicano movement, Garcia's work blends music, humor, and storytelling to provide a deeper understanding of the human condition as it is affected by social and political realities. Garcia will work at The Island Institute, a writer's residency, to develop new work and share it with the local community through readings and workshops. Garcia will also travel to Ketchikan, Alaska, to conduct a reading of his plays for local artists.


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