"East Valley Alley" Location & Directions


Stray Cat Theatre is resident at
the original Tempe Performing Arts Center!

Tempe Performing Arts Center
132 E. 6th Street
Tempe, AZ 85281

In the Mill Avenue District, just a few blocks from Arizona State University.

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132 E. 6th Street is at Forest Avenue, 2 blocks north of University Drive and 2 blocks east of Mill Avenue.

Parking Info:
There is free parking after 6PM Monday - Saturday and all day Sunday on the street all around the theatre, and in the two City lots at the Southwest corner of 6th Street and College, and East of College where 6th Street ends.

If surface parking is not available close enough for you, the Brickyard underground structure (with entrances at Myrtle just North of 7th Street, and at 6th Street just East of Mill) is free for the first hour, and $1.50 for each additional hour. Stairwell 4 comes up less than half a block from the theatre.

General Directions to the Mill Avenue District (please click the link above to get specific driving directions from your location):

From the southeast: Take the Price Freeway 101 Loop north to the red Mountain Freeway Loop 202. Go west on the 202 toward Phoenix. Exit at Rural Road and make a left (south) to Rio Salado Parkway. Make a right (west) on Rio Salado to Mill Avenue and make a left (south).
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Take US60 Superstition Freeway to Mill Avenue exit. Drive south on Mill Avenue.

From the south: Take I-10 west towards Phoenix. Exit at 143 Hohokam Expy, and take that to the University Exit. Go east (right) on University to Mill Avenue and make a left (north) on Mill.

From the north: Take SR51 to the Loop 202 red Mountain Freeway. Go east on the 202. Exit at Priest Road and make a right (south) to Rio Salado Parkway. Make a left (east) on Rio Salado to Mill Avenue and make a right (south).

Please note we are not performing at the new
Tempe Center for the Arts on Rio Salado near Tempe Town Lake.