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Education & Community Engagement

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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.


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Oskar's Not So Simple Comeback

Touring February 3 to march 11, 2022

After a two-year intermission, Oskar finally returns to schools with a brand-new live show that is as funny, educational, and impactful as ever! He, along with all the students watching the show, will walk away having learned valuable social emotional lessons about how to cope in this age of anxiety and how important it is to stay connected to a support system.

75th Season

welcoming students this fall!

2021/2022 Student Matinee Season

limited tickets still available

The Alley Theatre’s celebratory return to live performances includes three world premiere plays, a world-premiere musical, and a Pulitzer Prize-winning play. Check out the student matinee offerings and indicate your interest in booking tickets this fall.


Alley in Residence

Book your residency for the fall semester!

Alley in Residence

for middle and high schools

Alley Theatre is able to offer an array of exciting and impactful workshops and residencies that are designed for in-person or online learning.