Alley Summer Conservatory

audition registration form

Thank you for choosing to spend your summer with the Alley Theatre. Please read the following information carefully before submitting your audition request form.

Program Information

Alley Conservatory is a 5-week program for middle and high school students where they will study with some of the best actors, directors and playwrights the Alley Theatre has to offer. Together with other talented young artists, students will devise a theatre piece for a public performance.

Students are placed according to grade level, not experience. Junior Conservatory will consist of students rising into 7th grade through 9th grade in Fall 2017. Senior Conservatory is for students rising into 10th graders through graduating 12th graders. 

Summer dates are June 26 to July 29, 2017. Classes are held Mondays through Fridays, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m and the Saturday of the final week for evening performances. Students must be able to commit to the entirety of the program.

Tuition for Alley Conservatory is $1,500. For scholarship information, please email Michelle Edwards at


Alley Conservatory auditions will be held Saturday, April 8, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Auditions are scheduled in 10-minute increments and are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.

Alley Conservatory is a professional learning experience that begins with your audition. It is important for us to know our candidates can meet their commitments. The deadline for scheduling, rescheduling or cancelling your audition is Friday, March 25, 2017.

Audition Guidelines:

  • You must memorize and prepare a monologue from a play published after 1960. Your monologue should not be more than a minute and a half in length. Monologues from movies or the internet are not considered acceptable audition material.
  • Students who sing may also prepare a song (no accompaniment provided).
  • Candidates must arrive at least 15 minutes prior to their assigned time.


Please complete all fields in the Alley Conservatory audition registration form below. Once your request is received you will receive a confirmation email.