About HOT

Stage and audience in theater

Prepare for a powerful field trip for your school group and discover inspiring choices within our HOT Season for Young People:

  • 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.

Read our HOT policies for more detailed information.