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Applied Theatre at the Alley (Alley ECE) is a national driving force for innovative arts education. We pioneer arts integration, cultivate the next generation of theatre artists, and foster community discourse.


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Oskar's Not So Simple Comeback

Touring February 3 to march 11, 2022

After a two-year intermission, Oskar finally returns to schools with a brand-new live show that is as funny, educational, and impactful as ever! He, along with all the students watching the show, will walk away having learned valuable social emotional lessons about how to cope in this age of anxiety and how important it is to stay connected to a support system.

75th Season


nea big read: alley theatre/el ZÓCALO


Broaden your understanding of your world, your community, and yourself through this interactive line-up of bilingual events and workshops exploring The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros in Houston’s East End.  On September 15, ollect a free copy of The House on Mango Street at Blanca’s Café or Alley Theatre while supplies last. 


75th Season

Reopening to students this fall!

2021/2022 Student Matinee Season

Offerings starting october 20

The Alley Theatre’s celebratory return to live performances includes three world premiere plays, a world-premiere musical, and a Pulitzer Prize-winning play. Check out the student matinee offerings and indicate your interest in booking tickets this fall.


Alley in Residence

Book your residency for the fall semester!

Alley in Residence

for middle and high schools

Alley Theatre is able to offer an array of exciting and impactful workshops and residencies that are designed for in-person or online learning.