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Performing Arts, Drama & Theatre Trips to New York

From £669.00

Overview
Reasons to Visit
Popular Itinerary
Places to Stay
What You Say
  • Overview

    Curriculum Topics
    Key Stage 4

    • Characteristics of performance texts and dramatic works
    • Roles and responsibilities of theatre makers

    Curriculum Topics
    Key Stage 5

    • The ways in which theatre makers collaborate to create theatre
    • Work of live theatre makers: Performers, Designers, Directors

    Its showtime!!! There is no better location to excite your performing arts students about their subject than New York; the home of Broadway.   40 theatres on and off Broadway make up the theatre district in the city so in terms of performance you will be spoilt for choice.    Students will be able to participate in Broadway life by taking part in an acting or dance workshop designed around a particular show which they later go on to see, greatly enhancing their appreciation of the performance.

    Alongside the performances, seeing the city's famous sites and iconic landmarks will offer a memorable study experience that is difficult to beat.

     

  • Reasons to Visit
    1. Broadway Classroom Workshops

      A great opportunity to experience Broadway not just visit it. Workshops are designed to introduce basic theatre skills through physical and vocal warm-ups, focus/listening exercises and theatre games. More tailored sessions are available in stage combat, improvisation as well as ‘Step by Step', a dance master class in the style of the show you're seeing. Students can also get audition tips from a casting director to give them an advantage in this competitive world.

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    2. Radio City Music Hall Tour

      A tour round the building will explain the history of the building and show the beautiful art deco interiors. You will learn the secrets of the Great Stage, one of the largest indoor performance stages in the world; the stage’s hydraulic system, and their impressive new technological features. For those thinking of a career in theatre they can give an insight into the behind-the-scenes aspects of what it takes to run Radio City Music Hall!

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    3. Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts Guided Tour

      Students will explore the world-renowned Metropolitan Opera House, Avery Fisher Hall, New York State Theatre, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, and Alice Tully Hall. They will also hear fascinating stories told by engaging tour guides and on occasion, catch a rehearsal in progress.

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  • Popular Itinerary

    Day 1

    Flight from UK to New York. Transfer to accommodation.

    Evening: Visit to Empire State Building

    Day 2

    Morning: Radio City Music Hall Tour

    Afternoon: Circle Line Sightseeing Cruise  to view the Statue of Liberty

    Evening: Optional evening meal

    Day 3

    Morning:  New York TV & Movie Tour. 

    Afternoon: Broadway classroom workshop tailored to the show you are seeing.

    Evening: See a Broadway Show        


    Day 4

    Morning: Lincoln Centre for Performing Arts Guided Tour

    Afternoon: Free time for last minute sightseeing and shopping.

    Evening: Transfer to the airport.  Overnight flight back to the UK


    Day 5

    Morning: Arrive in UK.

  • Places to stay
    • Hotel Pennsylvania

      Ideally located in the heart of midtown Manhattan directly opposite Madison Square Gardens and Penn Station. 2 double beds per room, all rooms have private facilities, TV, telephone and air-conditioning. The hotel has two restaurants.

    • YMCA West Side & Vanderbilt Youth Centres

      These purpose built youth centres offer secure budget accommodation ideally located in central Manhattan. 2 bedded rooms with bunk beds, all rooms have TV and air-conditioning, separate male and female facilities are available in each floor, self-service restaurant, café, shop, 24 hour security, safe, swimming pool.

    • Courtyard Midtown East

      Centrally located on Eastside of Midtown Manhattan within walking distance of the Rockefeller Center, 5th Avenue shopping and Radio City Music Hall.

  • What you say

    Definitely recommend the empire state at night and rockefeller in the day!  European Study Tours was a great company to book through and were extremely supportive in the process, booking and whilst on the trip.

    Brockhill Park Performing Arts College


    Everything was fantastic and much appreciated by pupils. The 9/11 memorial hit home particularly hard. Basketball, ice hockey and Matilda were also huge hits.

    St Columbas RC High School

     

    I have now used European study tours 4 times
    and I personally wouldn't use anyone else...excellent service!

    Darlington College

     

    Thank you for your professionalism, flexibility,
    time and support which made the trip such a success!

    Cathedral Academy

     

    Really positive and helpful all the way through the
    booking and planning process - always on hand and really personable.

    Melksham Oak Community School

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