Education & Community Engagement


Prepare for a future in theatre with a spring break or summer intensive for middle and high school students.

Audition Registration Closed


Esme L. Wu

REGISTRATION open FOR 2018                          Summer CONSERVATORY 

Program Overview

Selected young artists will broaden and refine their skills in acting, improvisation, voice, movement and playwriting.

Students will be trained by some of the best actors, directors and playwrights Alley Theatre has to offer. Participation in Alley Conservatory allows students contemplating the theatre profession to gain real-world experience and prepare for college conservatory programs.


Alley Conservatory

Featured Program

alley conservatory showcase

free and open to the public
July 27, and 28 at 7:00 and July 28 at 2:30
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Devised from source material from the theme of Identity , the Alley's five-week summer intensive for young artists culminates with performances of a bold new theatre piece.



March 12-16, 2018
Whether you want to join Alley Conservatory or need to prepare for college auditions, Alley Conservatory Prep Camp is for you. Together with other talented middle and high school artists, you will create and polish captivating audition material in preparation for Alley Conservatory and other upcoming opportunities. Refine your skills with a week of intensive training in acting, voice, movement and audition preparation. Conservatory Prep culminates in a performance of your monologue for friends and family, which also serves as your audition for the Alley Summer Conservatory.
Limited need-based scholarships are available! 
Applications for Spring Break scholarships are due February 2, 2018.
Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Grades: 7th - 12th grade
Houston location: Alley Theatre - 615 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002

ALLEY Summer Conservatory - SUMMER 2018

Monday, June 25 through Saturday, July 28, 2018
No Conservatory will be held on Wednesday, July 4th
AUDITIONS ARE REQUIRED - 2018 were held on April 7.
If you would like to be contacted in the event additional auditions are scheduled, please email Jenny Lamb at

During this 5-week intensive, Junior and Senior students study with some of the best actors, directors and playwrights the Alley Theatre has to offer. Together with other passionate young theatre artists, students devise an ensemble based theatre piece for public performance.

Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Grades: 7th - 12th grade
Houston location: Alley Theatre - 615 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002


2018 Scholarships are no longer available. 



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