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Community Discussion Audience

Our work extends beyond the stage reaching over 12,000 community members of all ages and backgrounds each year. Here's how you can get involved:

As a Community Member

Attend a Free Community Event

In addition to serving as master-level teachers and guest lecturers on campus, university faculty, Essential Series artists, and Broadway in Austin company members connect with the community through:

  • Panel discussions
  • Workshops
  • Open rehearsals
  • Pre-performance lectures
  • Post-performance Q&As
  • Meet and greet brown bag lunches

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Become a Volunteer

We have approximately 400 dedicated ushers who collectively donate thousands of hours of their time each year to provide guests with an exceptional experience at Texas Performing Arts. If you're interested in the performing arts, have superior customer service skills, and are willing and able to work as part of a great team of other volunteers and staff members, consider joining our team of volunteer ushers.

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Become a Member

Texas Inner Circle members enjoy exclusive benefits and opportunities like free parking, unlimited access to the members-only lounge, invitations to private events, and more! While the perks are great, the real benefit is the support your tax-deductible contribution provides for great performances by world-renown artists, exciting opportunities for students of all ages and special engagements to gain a deeper understanding of the arts.

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Support Our Work

Every donation makes a difference. We believe the arts are an essential part of a well-rounded education. With your support we can continue to provide affordable, or even free access to educational activities and live performance experiences to students and community members in Central Texas, and employment opportunities to UT students to groom the next generation of arts professionals. Your support matters.

Plans for educational opportunities are still evolving. Fill out this interest form for the latest news and to make requests.

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As a Student

Current UT students have the opportunity to join our student organization Hook 'em Arts, our student usher program, or student employment program.

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