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Kodiak Arts Council Staff

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Molly Miller
Executive Director

Molly Miller joined the Arts Council as Executive Director in August 2023. Born and raised in Kodiak, she participated in many local theater and dance productions as a youth. Molly went on to dance professionally in San Francisco and New York City. She received her classical ballet training the School of Alberta Ballet in Calgary, the ARC school of Ballet in Seattle, and Dance Theatre of Harlem in New York City.  Molly is responsible for vision and planning, fundraising and development, implementing the policies of the Board of Directors, and the Performing Arts Series and Community Theatre programs. Her hours are M-F 10am-4pm. Contact her at molly@kodiakarts.org

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Hazel Delos Santos
Performing Arts Programs Manager

Hazel has been doing theatre with the Kodiak Arts Council since the age of 5 and has continued to pursue performing with the community ever since. Some productions she’s been a part of are “Les Miserables” as “Fantine” (2011), “Mary Poppins” as “The Bird Woman” (2018),“The Little Mermaid” as “Flotsam” (2022) and most recently "CHICAGO" as "Velma Kelly" (2023). Hazel is also a traveling burlesque performer and flies in and out of town every few months or so to perform for and with Anchorage’s Best Burlesque Troupe 3 years running, “Sweet Cheeks Cabaret”. She is extremely passionate about the performing arts, and is excited to be working in the environment she grew up assisting Molly in promoting events & providing many ideas and vision into helping the arts grow in our community. Her hours are M-Th 11am - 5pm and Friday 12pm - 5pm. Contact her at hazel@kodiakarts.org

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Gretchen Patterson
Arts Education Coordinator

How creativity is shared is of special interest to Gretchen. She enjoys coordinating Arts Ed boxes, workshops, and arts labs, and working with Teaching Artists, Learners, and Educators.  If you have any ideas, suggestions, or questions, please reach out.

Gretchen facilitates community arts education programs and K-12 initiatives including the Munartet Project. For inquiries contact her at education@kodiakarts.org

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Tasnah Bercy

Special Project Coordinator: Visual Arts

Tasnah Bercy joined the Arts Council staff in the fall of 2020 and works to support visual artists and create opportunities for artists to share and sell their work in this most unusual year. In this capacity, Tasnah created and manages the Makers of Kodiak directory at makers.kodiakarts.org 

An accomplished visual artist herself, Tasnah works in watercolors and creates prints, cards and stickers from her original work. She further puts her planning and organizational skills to work through her business Events by Tasnah.

For inquiries contact her at kodiakartscouncil@gmail.com 

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