Education & Community Engagement


Community EVENTS

Applied Theatre at the Alley fosters community discourse by connecting with our Community Partners culminating in powerful events.

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additional opportunity

El Zocalo summer Intern scholarship


Inspired by the traditional meeting places found all over Latin America, Alley Theatre’s metaphoric “El Zócalo” is a place-making initiative to celebrate, grow, and interact with Houston’s diverse Latin culture and artistic community. 
The El Zócalo Advisory Committee will provide up to three additional $500 stipends to help support the participation of Latinx interns in the summer program. 

Click "Apply Now" to be considered for this additional support. Note: this quick form is separate from the intern application and both are required.
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featured program

bayou city poetry grand slam

Each year, the Alley Theatre and Savannah Blue Arts & Outreach are proud to partner to bring some of the nation's top performing Slam Poets to Houston for an all-out word brawl. The Bayou City Poetry Grand Slam is the only major poetry slam in Houston. National Slam Poets will compete for cash prizes in a thrilling display of poetic virtuosity and theatrical intensity. 


Featured Program

veterans songbook project

final concert

a partnership with hgoCO and the telling project - Free and open to the public

saturday, november 11 – 2:30 pm – Christ Church Cathedral

HGOco’s Veterans Songbook Project final concert will feature the music set to the text resulting from the storytelling and writing workshops held at various organizations, as well as additional works created from interviews and archival research of wartime efforts. In addition, this capstone event includes spoken-word performances by veterans, created in partnership with Applied Theatre at the Alley's First Draft program and Max Rayneard from The Telling Project. 

Interested in learning more?

Contact Mary Sutton, Director of Education & Community Engagement