Hot seat

Hot seat

Picture for Hot seat

Photo by privatenobby (Access: 29.09.2009)

Short description

A person on a „hot seat“ responds to the questions of the group members. This activity can be used for reviewing a topic or asking questions about that person.

Process description

  1. Decide on a topic

  2. Explain the goal of the activity

  3. Form a semi circle with the chairs, leaving one chair at the top of the circle empty

  4. Ask someone to have a seat on the hot seat

  5. Ask questions!

Required resources

  • Chairs


A prerequisite for this activity is a very trusting group climate. Participants can refuse to answer questions of a too personal nature.