Education & Community Engagement

Alley Articulated




Esme L. Wu
School Programs Manager

Slam poetRy 

Everyone has a story to tell. When shared, these stories deepen mutual understanding and spark community dialogue. Slam Poets @ Alley Theatre's mission is to teach students vital skills necessary to cultivating and nurturing their own dynamic voices. This program will instill  students with the courage to articulate and defend their most personal ideas and experiences in a public forum. Slam Poets is a 5- to 16-day in-school residency. Days can be booked consecutively or spread out over multiple weeks. This program can serve one classroom or a whole grade level. All schools will be invited to participate in the official fall and spring Poetry Slams on the Alley Theatre's stages.  

Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Spring Teen slam

Junior Slam Winners

1st place:  Evelyn Shatto Pershing MS
2nd place:  Angelina Pascali Pershing MS
3rd place:  Emily Sweitzer St. Francis

Senior Slam Winners

1st place:  Blessing Heights HS
2nd place:  Mia Pettit Heights HS
3rd place:  Joshua Dominquez - Morin Heights HS