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Alternative Space Pilot Project for artists

Apply for non-traditional space to create and rehearse.

What is the Alternative Space pilot project? 

This project is a partnership between the City of Boston and local businesses and institutions. The goal is to help make underused private spaces available to artists. The Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture helps match arts groups and artists to available spaces on a regular basis. Commitments to a space are for at least one year. 


Contact Kara Elliott-Ortega, Director of Planning and Policy in the Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture, at

Mass Eye and Ear


Three groups were chosen to receive a year of free rehearsal space at Massachusetts Eye and Ear's Starr Center:

AT&T Flagship Store on Boylston

Winners announced

Both the Equilibrium Ensemble and Castle of our Skins have been selected to use the AT&T flagship store on Boylston Street as free rehearsal space for one year.  

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