Archive | October, 2014

Oct 19

Ketchikan Performing Arts Center Update

The Ketchikan Performing Arts Center Committee, under the auspices of First City Players, is pleased and excited to announce the start of the long-awaited renovation project at 335 Main Street. After purchasing the building in 2009, it has taken many hours of volunteer work and generous donations to get this point and we would like to thank all who have participated!

Phase 1 of the project with consist of architectural and engineering services, including evaluation of the current structure, charrettes with stakeholders regarding design needs and preferences and design plans up to 30%.

The prime architectural firm, John Sergio Fisher & Associates, Inc, works out of the Bay Area and has designed more theatrical venues than anyone else in the US. John Fisher recently worked in the community of Sitka on their Performing Arts Center and is delighted to have been chosen for Ketchikan’s project.

John Fisher will be working closely with Associated Architects, Ketchikan’s Linda Millard of Millard + Associates Architects LLC.

We would like to remind you that it is easy for you to donate to this endeavor. To pledge online, go to, go to and click on the link or donate anytime you are purchasing a ticket to a First City Players’ event, either online, in person or on the phone.