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Treat yourself and your family to an art, dance or theater class. We've got classes for beginners, intermediate and advanced students that you are sure to love. A wide variety of classes for children, teens and adults. Not sure about signing up for a multi-week session? Then check out our workshops and date-nights that have been extremely popular with our first-time students. You can register online for a class on our secure registration page.

After-School Encore and Enrichment Program NEW*

Allens Lane Art CenterOur new after-school program is run by our Camp Director and Assistant Director (Sherry Ashton and Susanna DiCastro). Children will have classes in dance, arts, crafts, cooking, pottery, story time, sewing, study hall and more. Snacks provided as well as time for homework and other projects. This program is designed for grades K - 7. You can register for the Week, Month or the Full Fall Session. School Half-Day options are also available. Fees for the month or Full Fall Session are discounted over the weekly rate. . Learn more about this after-school program and register online.

Dance - Classes for children, teens and adults - from beginners to advanced.

Ceramics ClassesTRY IT - ONE DAY WORKSHOPS NEW* for Play and Dance and Tap and Jazz for Beginners on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. Only $10 per child. Regular classes then begin in October. Students who attend the workshops will receive a $10 credit toward their October class registration.

- Introductory classes for children and adults.

Visual Arts
- Classes for children, teens and adults - from beginners to advanced.

Ceramic Workshops

Friday Night Clay Dates
- Have a fun, creative night out! Bring a friend, a date, or come make new friends. B.Y.O.B. $35 per person.

Robert Fluhr
Robert Fluhr


Our popular Robert Fluhr designed "PEACE" tote bag is available again (online only).

Purchase this unique tote bag or one of the Fluhr designed musicians mugs and proceeds from the sale will help to support our Vision Thru Art program. Visit our online shop to purchase.

This classic Love for Allens Lane Art Center allows you to show your love for the Center.

All proceeds from sales will go towards helping our four core programs of theater, camp, classes and exhibitions. Visit our online shop to purchase.


See our entire 2017-18 Theater Season

Save Money and Purchase a Season Subscription:
$85 New Subscriptions (see all 5 plays)
$75 Returning Subscribers (that's just $15 per ticket!)

Individual Play Ticket Prices (non-subscriber):
$25 with online reservations
$20 Sunday Senior and Student Special (with ID) with online reservations

Our Opening Production for our 2017-18 Season

The Grapes of WrathThe Grapes of Wrath
Written by John Steinbeck
Adaptation by Frank Galati
Directed by Josh Hitchens
Sept. 22, 23, 24, 29, 30 Oct. 1, 6, 7, 8

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the Tony Award for Best Play, this quintessential American drama tells the story of the Joad family. Devastated by the dust bowl, the Joads are driven by hope to find a better life in California. Performed by a diverse ensemble of actors and filled with music and song, The Grapes of Wrath is an epic celebration of the human spirit and the determination to survive.


  • Sam Gugino
  • Christina Higgins
  • Siarra Ingram
  • Marc C. Johnson
  • Benjamin Kuss
  • Tyrone Mason
  • N'Marie Marshall
  • Robert Ruelan
  • John Skelton
  • Stephanie Stoner
  • Ryan Walter
  • Janet Wasser
  • Mariah Woods

Reserve your tickets for this play today

Allens Lane Theater is searching for a volunteer Stage Manager to help with our upcoming production of Rasheeda Speaking (by Joel Drake Johnson).  The play is being directed by Scott Grumling and is scheduled to run on the following dates: Nov. 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26 Dec. 1, 2, 3- A small stipend is available at the end of the run.
Interested candidates are asked to please email the director at  Please include any previous experiences and/or resume in the initial inquiry along with your full contact information.

Casting Calls:
You Can't Take it With You

Written by Moss Hart & George S. Kauffman
Directed by Noel Hanley
Oct. 29 & 30
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The Most Deserving
by Catherine Trieschmann
Directed by Nancy Kreider
Nov. 7 & 9
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Jenna Hannum
The Grapes of WrathSept. 18 - Oct. 21
Saturday Night Gallery Cocktail Reception:Oct. 21, 7 - 9pm

Reception tickets available here

Jenna Hannum will be showing a series of brand new works on paper that spring forth from the artists imagination and her deep-seated interest in microscopic aquatic biology. A number of these large format drawings will dance across the mind's eye and will challenge the viewer to investigate each work to decipher the artists ever evolving creativity and imagination.

Misbegotten Sea Creature III, 2016
12x12 inches
graphite on paper mounted on panel


Allens Lane Art Center has a brand new birthday party program for children and young teens. Let our expert Birthday Party Directors, Claire Drake and Janice Strawder take care of entertaining your children with a variety of fun and interactive themed parties like Music Parties, Themed Parties, Theater Parties, Ceramic Parties and more! After your party, let your kids run off some extra steam in our playground. It's sure to be a big hit with all your guests!
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Board Member Application

Are you interested in supporting the arts, giving back to your community and helping others achieve their dreams? Allens Lane Art Center welcomes submissions from its new online board member application form. Learn about the different types of people that the Center is looking for and what being on the Board of Directors entails.

Learn more and apply here.


Allens Lane Art wants to hear from you! We want to hear about your experiences at Allens Lane and your ideas on how we can work to make things better. This survey is completely confidential and does not collect personal information.

We ask that you please take a moment to fill out our quick and easy - 10 question online survey.



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