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About Us


To be an inclusive theatre that is essential to Houston, the nation, and the world


To inspire and enchant lives through a diversity of theatrical experiences at the highest level of artistic excellence with our Resident Acting Company at the center 



  • Creative Excellence: Committed to standards at the highest professional level in our world premiere productions, contemporary work, classics, and new play development
  • Alley Audience: Honoring and serving our longtime audience, subscribers, and guests while simultaneously cultivating and welcoming new and diverse audiences to the Alley
  • Alley Company Artists: Dedication to the Resident Acting Company, resident artists and artisans, as well as continued relationships with guest directors, writers, actors, and designers
  • Education and Community Engagement: Broadening perspectives through education, engagement with the many diverse communities of Houston, using theatre in everyday contexts, and theatre experiences for young people
  • Alley Staff: Valuing our employees and creating a collaborative culture in which all employees can do their best work