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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.

Applied Theatre

Featured Program

Alley Theatre Master Class Series

select mondays February 24 - May 11

Build upon your foundation as a theatre artist with the Alley Theatre’s brand new Master Class Series! Become intimate with the processes of Alley’s Residency Acting Company and staff, refresh and refine your skills, explore new practices, and connect with the family of Houston Theatre’s movers and shakers. 


Alley Conservatory

Featured Program

alley conservatory prep camp

Spring break camp for 6-12 graders

march 16-march 20,2020

Alley Conservatory

SATURDAY, april 4, 2020

summer conservatory auditions

Conservatory dates: July 6 - august 8, 2020 | Alley Theatre

Auditions will take place on Saturday, April 4 from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Registration for auditions will close on March 27 at 5:00pm.  

Play Makers

spring break REGISTRATION now OPEN

alley play makers 

1-week camps for K-5 graders at alley theatre.

March 16-20, 2020 at Alley Theatre

Teen Acting

Featured Program 

fundamentals of acting for teens: Level 2

Saturdays, march 28 - May 16, 2020

Intermediate class exploring essential acting techniques. 



Lil' Play Makers

new program for 2 - 4 year olds

Lil' play makers 

coming soon

Movement, music, and ‘magination! Houston’s Tony Award® Winning Theatre now offers something for kiddos ages two to four years old and their caregivers. 

Oskar and the Big Bully Battle - Part 2

booking now

Oskar and the Last Straw

jan. 20 - mar.6

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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Applied Theatre at the Alley is a National driving force for innovative Arts Education. We pioneer Arts Integration, cultivate the next generation of theatre artists, and foster community discourse.

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