Crystal Fox in the 2015 production of Blues for an Alabama Sky. Photo by Jeff Roffman.

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Meet the Cast - Courtenay Collins

The Prom’s “Mrs. Greene” is portrayed by Atlanta’s own Courtenay Collins. She’s no stranger to the Alliance stage, having performed in Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, way back in 2007 and again in 2009, and as recently as our 2014 production The Geller Girls. Courtenay is also bringing her popular cabaret show, Courtenay’s Cabaret: Home for the Holidays, to the Hertz Stage in December. 

Alliance releases final designs for upcoming transformation; plus details on the 2017/18 off-site season

Alliance Rendering 1

The Alliance Theatre has released final design renderings of its theater transformation, which is scheduled to begin in the summer of 2017. This is the first major building reinvention for the theater since its construction in 1968 as part of the Woodruff Arts Center campus. The Alliance Theatre will perform its 2017/18 season in 12 different locations in the metro Atlanta area, bringing live theater out into the community it serves. The Alliance plans to return to its new theater space for its 50th anniversary season in the fall of 2018.

Alliance Teen Ensemble Reviews A Steady Rain

Our Teen Ensemble has the opportunity to see and review each production in our 2015/16 season.  Here are their thoughts on our current production, A Steady Rain.
A Steady Rain is a captivating show. The simple setting and the music behind the storytelling created a perfect feel for the audience and I felt like I belonged in the show. The actors were nothing but outstanding and their performance made me very emotional! All I can say is Bravo!!
- Autumn, 12th grade

Arts In Education Week - Strong Partnerships

Teen Audience Fusion
With each of our arts learning programs, the Alliance Theatre strives to support effective arts learning through strong partnerships and compelling engagement for students, parents, and teachers. 
We work closely with leaders at the district, school and classroom levels to assist in eliminating constraints around implementing arts education programs and to support school systems’ goals of developing high quality instruction and improved student outcomes.


To mark the end of the Alliance Stage as we know it, and to welcome the new era with the start of the big renovation, Pearl Cleage, our Mellon Playwright in Residence, wrote a piece to commemorate this special occasion.

As a spunky gal in touch with nature in the kingdom of Kashoogie, India S. Tyree portrays a unique Cinderella in the world-premiere production of Cinderella and Fella. In between performances, India took a few minutes to give us the inside scoop on her role in the musical.

A quick glance at Magic Negro director Anthony LeBlanc's resume reveals a robust string of achievements likely to be the envy of any comedian in the business. One particular credit to his name may cause others to take pause: a Computer Science and Physics B.S. degree.



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