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Education & Community Engagement

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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.

Oskar and the Big Bully Battle - Part 2

Featured Program - fall tour exended to November 16!

ALLEY character education series 2018-2019 TOUR

oskar and the big bully battle - fall 2018
Oskar and the curiously colorful clash - spring 2019

Oskar's wacky world will entertain and engage students while they learn how to be an upstander and appreciate our differences. Bring one of Alley Theatre's ever-popular touring productions to your school!

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Featured Program

SLam Poets @ Alley theatre

fall teen slam

FRIDAY, November 9.


Middle school - 6:00pm

High school - 7:30pm

please be sure to make separate reservations to see both slams.


Skeleton Crew

INTRODUCING mainstage access PROGRAM - student matinee  

Skeleton Crew

By Dominique Morisseau
Directed by Taibi Magar
Neuhaus Theatre
September 7 - October 7, 2018

In the breakroom of one of Detroit’s last auto stamping plants, a makeshift family of co-workers swaps stories, shares dreams, and takes pride in their work. Loyalties are tested and boundaries are crossed in this “deeply American play” (The New York Times).

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Featured Program - Booking now for 2018/2019 school year!

programs for elementary, middle and high schools

Applied Theatre at the Alley envisions a world in which the arts play a central role in creating healthy, experiential learning environments. Our award-winning residencies and workshops enhance existing core curriculum. Alley Theatre in-school programs teach theatre, the humanities and STEM through arts integration. Our programs create a psychosocial learning environment that boosts engagement and helps students of all learning styles succeed.

Education & community engagement sponsors

Special thanks to our sponsors that support our work in schools, in the Alley and throughout the Houston community.

See our Sponsors

annual report

Alley Theatre Education & Community Engagement's 2016/2017 Annual Report is in!

view the report