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Education & Community Engagement

Gather / Support / Nurture / Engage / Educate

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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Featured Program


streaming to classrooms for free through june 2021

For the first time ever, the creators of the acclaimed Oskar series bring everything online, in a timely, innovative, and interactive new play!

✓  FREE and available all spring to suit teachers' unpredictable scheduling needs
✓  Flexible with three 10 to 15-minute segments
✓  Pre-, during, and post-show activities allow teachers to tailor their own classroom experiences
✓  SEL and TEKS-aligned for K-5
✓  Students will emerge in 2021 as heroes to themselves and others!

Virtual Slam

Featured Program

Slam Poetry in the Virtual World

Your students have something important to say. Help them find their voice.

Led by some of the region’s most talent Slam Poets, we help students learn essential writing skills, explore the art of performance, nurture their dynamic voices, and explore empathy. Lessons are conducted via live Zoom classes and asynchronous videos - and each residency culminates in a Poetry Slam competition customized for your school.

Contact us to find out how we enhance your curriculum and provide students with an unparalleled experience.

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Help online

engage imaginations!

Useful arts-integrated activities and ideas for teachers, families and students to engage imaginations or solve educational roadblocks. 


Check out alley theatre's 19/20 Annual report