Performing Arts USA

Experience the vibrant arts and drama scene of New York City and LA

Enter the captivating world of performing arts.

Travel across the US exploring vibrant and unique outlets for art and music within the worlds most famous entertainment cities such as New York, Los Angeles.

Whether your students are interested in performing arts or music, students can experience the world's most famous theatre stage of Broadway in New York, to the entertainment capital of the world in Hollywood, LA.

On this school trip, bring drama to life as you head to a theatre performance on Broadway, take part in a rehearsal workshop, meet actors and directors at a Q&A session.

Go behind the scenes and get an inside look at one of the most iconic venues in the world, Radio City Music Hall. Explore the NBC studios where shows such as Saturday Night Live and Tonight Show are made.

Trip highlights

  • Guided tours of famous NY landmarks
  • A trip to the theatres and Broadway
  • A broadway rehearsal workshop and behind the scenes look into theatre production

Trip inclusions

  • An all-inclusive package including flights, accommodation, transport, meals and activities
  • Access to our full suite of tools, resources, checklists and support that will make your trip planning and advertising a breeze
  • Free travel for teachers
  • An EA tour representative on hand 24/7

Trip inclusions

  • An all-inclusive package including flights, accommodation, transport, meals and activities
  • Access to our full suite of tools, resources, checklists and support that will make your trip planning and advertising a breeze
  • Free travel for teachers
  • An EA tour representative on hand 24/7

Trip highlights

  • Guided tours of famous NY landmarks
  • A trip to the theatres and Broadway
  • A broadway rehearsal workshop and behind the scenes look into theatre production

Performing Arts LA & NY Itinerary

DAY 1: TRAVEL DAY

DAY 2: Walking tour of New York and Boogie Down Bronx

Explore the famous city sights such as Times Square, Fifth Avenue, China Town, Central Park, Madison Square Garden and more on a guided walking tour. Take a guided coach tour through the Boogie Down Bronx and learn all about the hip hop culture in this immersive guided adventure.

DAY 3: GUIDED TOUR OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE, ONE WORLD OBSERVATORY AND BASEBALL GAME

Go behind-the-scenes and get an inside look at Radio City Music Hall, one of the most iconic performance theatres in the world and NBC studios. Watch the sunset from the 'top of the rock observatory' with 360degree views of the city below.

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What to expect on an Arts trip to the USA

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.

Trip activities

NBC Studios

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.

Broadway theatre show

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!

Hip Hop Tour

You’ll be taken from Midtown Manhattan, to the site of the first ever hip hop party, plus secret battle sites, historic clubs and famous music video and movie locations. Travel through the NYC streets and check out some of hip hop’s most important landmarks such as the Graffiti hall of fame, Harlem World and the Apollo Theatre.

Teachers at Universal on their school trip

"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!"

Teacher
Harris City Academy Crystal Palace, NASA STEM Trip, October 2018

"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."

Teacher
Grace Lutheran College, China Business Trip, September 2018

"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"

Teacher
Brigidine College Randwick, NASA STEM Trip, September 2018

“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.”

Teacher
Barr Beacon School, NASA STEM Trip, February 2019
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