Experience the vibrant arts and drama scene of New York City, Chicago and LA
Welcome to New York, a buzzing metropolis, the city that never sleeps! The home of Times Square, Broadway and the famous NY pizza. New York is a great school trip destination for Drama and Arts students who are looking for inspiration and insight into the world of theatre and performance.
On this school trip, bring drama to life as you head to a theatre performance on Broadway. Go behind the scenes and see how production crews mesmerise the audience with lights, set construction and acting. Take part in a photography workshop which will challenge your students to creatively capture the perfect shot of Brooklyn Bridge. Visit working industry professionals in real life studios and tour world-renowned theatres in this great United States drama tour.
The USA offers students a huge range of options for activities across the arts. Whether your students are interested in art history, drama, visual art, photography or graphics and design, there is something to suit your group. Speak with your consultant about adding in visits to Washington, Chicago, LA or San Francisco.
DAY 1 - TRAVEL DAY
Depart from your home city and fly to New York.
DAY 2 - PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP & CITY TOUR
See New York's iconic Brooklyn Bridge on a photography workshop today. Learn about how to capture the perfect image and take in the magnificent skyline of New York. Then have lunch, and head to Central Park to explore the numerous gardens in the area.
DAY 3 - WALKING TOUR OF BROOKLYN
This morning, discover the difference between tags, throw-ups, vandalism, street art, graffiti, murals and wheat-pastes on a walking tour of ultra-hip Brooklyn. In the afternoon, you will explore the legacy and future of photography through the dynamic and inspiring exhibitions at the International Centre of Photography.
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Meet industry professionals in workshop settings to learn what it takes to craft a career in one of the world’s most competitive fields. Begin the trip in New York, where students can take an interactive tour of the NBC studios learning about the entire production process and how it has progressed through time. Go behind the scenes of a Broadway show before moving on to Los Angeles to visit Universal Studios and visit Paramount Studios, the longest continually operating studio in Hollywood. Head to the famous Grauman’s Chinese Theatre and take a walk down the Hollywood Walk of Fame to see the stars before stopping by The Dolby Theatre, the home of the Oscars.
Students will get a behind the scenes tour of the NBC sets for Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Late Night with Seth Meyers and more. An NBC host and expert will guide your group through the historic halls of 30 Rock. Students will learn about the entire TV production process, from the writing and producing, to the process of TV content going live. Students will then experience it all first-hand, producing their own show in the brand-new Tour Studio.
Fuel creativity, ignite minds and encourage expression at a visit to MoMA in New York. MoMA is an art gallery that strives to make art a conversation. With exhibits, live rehearsals and areas to make art, there's always something happening. Your students will have the opportunity to discover and connect with art in new ways, with the ultimate goal of sparking curiosity and debate about artistic expression. This year MoMA is celebrating its 90th birthday with its new David Geffen Wing. Creativity will take a new form in student's minds as MoMA pushes the boundaries, merging mediums - from painting to performance; contemporary to classic.
Are your students ready to get their name in lights? Enhance a trip to Broadway with workshops and a behind the scenes look at Broadway in action. Broadway offers students the opportunity to experience theatrical performances presented in a professional theatre. Along with London's West End theatre, Broadway is widely considered to represent the highest level of commercial theatre in the English-speaking world. Open students’ imagination and encourage performance, dance and acting through a trip to see the best in action - A performance not to be missed!
"As a result of this trip, we have three students considering picking up mechanical engineering at university, and a host of students considering STEM-related A-Levels. An action-packed, awe-inspiring week away. I can't wait to go back next year!"
"I believe the memories created on an international school trip can drastically enhance a student's entire learning experience. Being immersed in real-life learning is the most powerful educational experiences one can gain."
"The experience for us was personalised, accessible and our consultant was interested in us. This makes the world of difference when you're travelling with students"
“This trip has taken the top spot for my career highlights to date! The experiences and the way in which the students conducted themselves and embraced opportunities, even when they were out of their comfort zone, will stay with me forever. I don’t know if it gets better than this.”
Explore two of America's most famous cities, Washington and New York City! Further students' understanding of history and politics in the US, and its impact on the rest of the world.
"Educating Adventures was able to help me plan the trip each step of the way. The team had a solution for every scenario, which made me feel extremely reassured."
Students are given the chance to gain a new skill, discover a new hobby and have a memorable educational experience with their friends.