Support Us

Thank you to all donors who supported our Backstage Heroes!

Subscription and ticket sales cover less than 60% of the budget required to create the props, sets and costumes you see on Alley stages. Your support allows us to continue the behind-the-scenes work that brings the shows you love to life.

We raised $230,417, surpassing our campaign goal of $180,000 by 28%!

Here are some examples of what your gift makes possible!

  • Your gift supports the 15 wigs and facial hair items along with 151 costume pieces worn by 4 actors playing 32 different characters to tell the story of Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps.
  • Your gift supports the additional microphones, video screens, and audio equipent needed for a new musical like Freaky Friday.
  • Your gift supports the upholstry of all the furniture needed for productions like A View from the Bridge.
  • Your gift supports the spike tape and stage management supplies needed for the rehearsal process and entire run of a show.
  • Your gift truly supports our artisans all across the Alley Theatre! Check it out here.

Learn more about your gift's impact here.

Still want to support our Backstage Heroes? It's not too late to give!


Ways to support the heroes of the Alley Theatre, both onstage and off:

1.Make a donation online
2. Text ALLEY to 41444.

For more information about the campaign and giving opportunities such as the Monthly Giving Program, donor-advised funds and gifts of stock, contact us by email or phone 713.315.5413.

Donor Benefits

Go here for more information about our benefits associated with your gift.




Introducing our backstage heroes...

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Stage Manager

Becky Hamlin


“When an actor magically appears in a blast of light and sound, the Stage Manager is the unseen artist that facilitates all the moving components and people necessary to make the moment magical.”

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Costume Shop Assistant

Michael Farris


“What I love about my job is being able to support my coworkers in creating magic on the stage. My job is a little different every day, and that is a large part of what I love about it.”

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Props Master

Karin Rabe


“If you imagine moving into an empty house, scenery is the floors and walls, and props are everything else! As Prop Master, I manage the building and purchasing of all the props to fulfill a designer’s vision.”

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Sound Supervisor

Pierre Dupree


“On a typical day, I create sound effects and music for a show, help load in speakers and sound equipment, review a show’s budget, or attend rehearsals.”