Field Trips to TPAC

actors on stage with audience

2018-19 HOT Season for Young People

Presented through TPAC’s Humanities Outreach in Tennessee (HOT) program.




Prepare for a powerful field trip for your school group and discover inspiring choices within our season:

  • Performances suitable for PreK through 12th grade audiences
  • Multiple genres: theatre, dance, music, storytelling, opera, puppetry, circus arts, and more
  • Excellent and innovative local, national, and international performing arts companies
  • Daytime performances in various venues of the Tennessee Performing Arts Center, and touring performances designed for school and community settings

We supply services that make the season accessible to all students from private, public, and home schools:

We provide educational resources that expand the season’s reach and impact, including:

  • guidebooks with performance information and lessons that connect to curriculum
  • post-performance TalkBacks with performers or members of the show’s creative team
  • printable aids and forms such as theatre etiquette guides, student reports, permission slips, and Social Stories

Learn more about the history of TPAC’s Humanities Outreach in Tennessee (HOT) program. (PDF)

Read our HOT policies for more detailed information.

Download our 2017-18 Brochure (PDF)

Pre-school students at an HOT pre-performance
Head Start students are excited to see the show! Photo by TPAC Education
Students in a theater, discussing the show with the performer.
Students ask actors questions at a TalkBack after an HOT show. Photo TPAC Education
Teacher with students and an award plaque
Caroline Sharp, the 2017 TPAC Education Teacher of the Year, brings students to an HOT performance.