Field Trips Everyone Can Love

Ready for a field trip you can enjoy just as much as your students? We make field trips and drama programming easy and fun for EVERYONE, especially teachers.

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Children drawing with color markers

Let’s Spark Some Learning Magic

Give your students a memorable theatre experience, a fun field trip, and important life lessons all in one day.

Bring your class to NCT

Here’s how we make the professional theatre experience easy and fun for you AND your class:

Convenient Location

We’re located just a few blocks from downtown Nashville, with easy access to major interstates.

Free On-site Parking

Bring on the buses! We have plenty of space for buses and vans in our free, dedicated lot. Drop off at the door and park onsite.

Eaasy Approvals

Our field trips are an easy “yes” for your administrators, from subject matter and accommodations to logistics and budget.

Pre- and Post-Show Activities

Keep kids engaged with show-specific activities, crafts, and more in our lobby before and after the show.

Concierge Service

We’ll help you with every detail of your field trip planning for a smooth, stress-free experience.

Done-for-you Classroom Resources

Access our resource library for related lesson guides, scripts, and companion materials that meet state standards.

Financial Aid Available

Scholarships, TAC grants, and other forms of assistance are available for class and group trips. We never want cost to be a barrier.

In-class Workshops

NCT artists are available to visit your classroom to either prepare your students for the performance or discuss it afterwards.

Concierge Service

We’ll help you with every detail of your field trip planning for a smooth, stress-free experience.

Easy Approvals

Our field trips are an easy “yes” for your administrators, from subject matter and accommodations to logistics and budget.

Financial Aid Available

Scholarships, TAC grants, and other forms of assistance are available for class and group trips. We never want cost to be a barrier.

Free On-site Parking

Bring on the buses! We have plenty of space for buses and vans in our free, dedicated lot. Drop off at the door and park onsite.

Pre- and Post-Show Activities

Keep kids engaged with show-specific activities, crafts, and more in our lobby before and after the sho

Convenient Location

We’re located just a few blocks from downtown Nashville, with easy access to major interstates.

In-class Workshops

NCT artists are available to visit your classroom to either prepare your students for the performance or discuss it afterwards.

Classroom Resources

Access our resource library for related lesson guides, scripts, and companion materials that meet state standards.

Yep, We’ve Thought Of That

NCT makes field trips easy-peasy. We'll help you cover every detail of your outing, so you can relax and enjoy the experience just as much as your class.

Children practicing during Summer Camp class

School Partnership Opportunities

Custom-tailored educational experiences to meet your school’s unique needs and goals. From field trips to workshops, production support to residencies we have exceptional opportunities ready for your students!

Homeschool Days

Bring your homeschool group to NCT for special performances and resources just for you. Enjoy in-depth Q&A sessions with the actors and production team, plus post-show activities based on the show’s themes.
Homeschool Day tickets are $12 per person

Upcoming Homeschool Days

Strong Inside: September 20 at 1pm 

Charlie & the Chocolate Factory:
November 29 at 1pm & December 13 at 1pm

The Gingerbread Kid: February 14 at 1pm
Finding Nemo: April 17 at 1pm
Performers during Peter Pan Show

Free Curriculum Guides

Download companion materials for shows in past and current seasons.

Strong Inside Production Poster

Strong Inside | Discussion Guide

Grades 4-8
Post-Show Resources: Encouraging Discussions about Equity & Diversity

Three Little Kittens | At-Home Activities

Ages: 0-5
Complete these fun activities with your little kittens! A performance at NCT is more than just one day. Bring the experience home with you!
The Flopsy Bunnies

The Flopsy Bunnies At-Home Activities

Ages: 0-5
Eat up these fun activities with your little bunnies! A performance at NCT is more than just one day. Bring the experience home with you!
Female teacher with young children

FREE Educator Nights at NCT

Enjoy a night at the theatre on us! Educators can preview our upcoming productions, activities and educational resources free of charge.

Upcoming Preview Nights

Strong Inside: Thursday, September 7

Charlie & the Chocolate Factory: Wednesday, November 1

The Gingerbread Kid: Wednesday, January 24

Finding Nemo: Wednesday, April 3

Your NCT Questions, Answered

From wiggly kiddos to special events, we’ve answered our guests’ most common questions on our FAQ page.

Teacher and students having fun

Up Next At NCT

Check out our upcoming productions and events

April 6 – May 19, 2024

Ages: All ages

The beloved 2003 Pixar movie Finding Nemo comes to life on stage, with new music by award-winning songwriting team Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez (Frozen).

March 9–June 30, 2024

Ages: 0-5

The Flopsy Bunnies have disappeared! But have no fear, Mama Bunny is in pursuit.

Jan 27 – Feb 25, 2024

Ages: All Ages

Life is SWEET in this pop music fairy tale frolic. A remix of the classic gingerbread man story for a whole new generation.
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