FAQs

Seeing our plays: 

1. Does the theatre have a dress code?  What is the typical attire?
While the Alliance Theatre does not have an official dress code, most patrons opt to wear business casual attire.  The Alliance does, however, adhere to a strict no shirt, no shoes, no show policy. Note that all of our facilities are air conditioned/heated for your comfort — please dress appropriately.

2.  How can I know if a particular show will be appropriate for my child or teen?
Information regarding content disclaimers and recommended ages for particular shows may be found on the specific production information page by viewing our production listings. For most shows, children under five years of age are not typically admitted (this does not apply to our Theatre for the Very Young program — it is designed specifically for children under five).

3. What if I lose something in the theatre, where is the lost and found?
Personal items found in the theatre are kept in the House Manger’s office for 24-48 hours.  The items are then turned in to the Woodruff Arts Center security office and may be picked up there.

4. Can I use my phone/tablet/laptop during a performance?
No — using devices with screens (and particularly ones that also make sounds) disrupts the cast and other patrons (they are very visible from the stage). The best thing to do in order to avoid distracting others is to make sure your device is powered off before entering the theatre. However, we absolutely hope that you text/tweet/facebook everyone you know after the performance to let them know what a great time you had here! 

5. What if I'm late?
If you already have your tickets, please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the show. If your tickets are being held at the Box Office or you need to purchase tickets, we recommend arriving at least 30 minutes prior to the show. After the performance has begun, it may not be possible to seat you in your assigned seat. If there is an appropriate pause in the production, we will do our best to seat you toward the back of the theater in order to avoid disrupting the performance (you will be able to watch the show from a monitor in the lobby until we can sneak you in). However, please note that some productions simply will not accommodate late seating.

6. Miscellaneous tips:

  • Please unwrap all gum and cough drop wrappers before you enter the theatre
  • Drinks and food purchased at the bars in the theatre lobby are allowed inside the theatre
  • There is no smoking allowed in the theatre, lobby, or parking garage at any time
  • Please avoid wearing strong perfumes or cologne — some patrons may be allergic
  • No photography of any kind is allowed inside the theatre
  • Management reserves the right to refuse admission
  • Management reserves the right to make alterations in the cast (which may be rendered necessary by illness or other unavoidable causes)
  • We are committed to providing a world-class experience for you and your guests — if you're dissatisfied for any reason, please notify the House Manager at intermission and we'll work with you to make your experience better
  • Electronic cigarettes and other approved incendiary devices may be used on stage during some productions. If you do not wish to be exposed to smoke, an usher will be happy to move you to a location away from the smoke in order to make your experience as enjoyable as possible.

Education & Outreach: 

1. How do I sign up for Acting Classes?
For online registration or to register by phone, visit the acting classes page.

2. How do I apply for an Acting Program teaching position, or internship?
Anyone interested should send a resume (and headshot if applicable) to Director of Acting Program,  Alliance Theatre, 1280 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30309, or leave a message at 404.733.4700.

Buying tickets: 

1. How many people would I need to bring to a show to receive the group discount?
To receive the group discount, your party must include 10 or more people.  To purchase group tickets, call 404.733.4690.

2. What should I do if I’m an Alliance season ticket holder and I missed my performance or would like to exchange for another performance?
Please contact Season Ticket Services at 404.733.4600 (Monday – Friday).

3. Does the Alliance offer rush tickets?
Rush tickets are offered for all performances, but they are subject to availability. They may only be purchased at the Box Office and, when available, cannot be purchased until one hour before each performance.
 

Support us: 

1. How do I make a donation?
There are several ways to make a donation, including online. Find out more here or by contacting the Alliance Theatre at 404.733.4724

2. Can I make a donation in honor/memory of someone else?
Yes, please refer to information found on our individual giving pages.

3. What do I get for my donation?
Exclusive benefits vary by the level of the donation. Details can be found here.

About us: 

1. How do I rent the Alliance or Hertz Stage spaces?
The Stage Operations Manager is responsible for rental of the the Alliance Stage or Hertz Stage spaces and contact information may be found on the staff page.  Additionally, specific information may be found on the facilities page so you can determine if the space would be appropriate for your event.

2. Can I borrow/rent costumes from the Alliance Theatre?
We rent costumes only to other comparable theatre companies.

3. Can I donate clothing, shoes, jewelry to the Alliance Theatre?
Yes, we take donations of certain clothes, shoes and jewelry.  You are given a letter of donation for tax purposes.  Contact the Costume Shop at 404.733.4790 for more information.

4. Can I intern or volunteer to work in the Costume Shop at the Alliance Theatre?
The Costume Shop is staffed with full time professional costumers.  Interns and volunteers are used for some projects.  Contact the Costume Shop at 404.733.4790 for more information.

Plan your visit: 

1. Can you accommodate people with disabilities?
Yes, we have wheelchair access for those who are in wheelchairs and audio headsets for those who are hearing impaired. Learn more about these offerings at our accessibility page.

2. How do I get to the theatre?
The Alliance Theatre is located at the Woodruff Arts Center (in Midtown) at the corner of Peachtree Street and 15th Street.  It is easily accessible by car and MARTA. You can find assistance with planning your visit here.

3. What are my parking options at the theatre?
You may purchase parking through the Woodruff Arts Center Box Office (404.733.5000), or online when purchasing tickets, for the following locations:

  • Woodruff Arts Center parking garage, located on Arts Center Way (behind the Woodruff, between 15th and 16th Streets and W. Peachtree and Peacthree Streets)

Parking is also available at these locations but cannot currently be purchased through the Box Office:

  • The Promenade building, located on 15th Street between W. Peachtree and Peachtree Streets
  • Colony Square, located at the intersection of 14th and Peachtree Streets
  • Midtown Plaza parking deck, located on Arts Center Way

4.  What are the house policies for the two stages at the Alliance Theatre?
The Alliance Theatre house policies are posted online as well as on large posters near the lobby doors of both theatres.

5. Where can I stay near the Alliance Theatre?
Our official hotel partner is the Residence Inn Atlanta Midtown/17th Street, located a short walk from the Alliance Theatre. 
 

Work with us:

1. How can I audition for a show?
If you would like to audition for an Alliance Theatre production, please see the casting page for audition and contact information.

 

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A little known fact about the Alliance?
"We are the largest producing theatre in Georgia and if you break out our education department and its shows, that would be the second."

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"For myself, I want to be happy. Motivation to succeed. For humanity, I wish for there to be more understanding, without disregard or hate."

Contact:

1280 Peachtree St. NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
404.733.4650

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