Theatre, Drama & Performing Arts trip to New York for schools and colleges


New York

New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world, and with Broadway - its dazzling theatre district - there is no better way to inspire your student group than on a Theatre and Performing Arts educational trip to the Big Apple. We offer specialist programmes and study visits and workshops especially for schools, sixth forms and college groups, all at the best prices and with our dedicated and experienced team. As well as having some of the most well-known sights and landmarks in the world, our Performing Arts, Theatre and Drama trips to New York also offer a fantastic range of stimulating educational visits.

  • Broadway Classroom Workshops and Shows

  • Iconic Empire State Building panoramic views

  • New York TV and Movie guided tours

  • Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts guided tours

  • Museum of Broadway visit

  • Great choice of themed restaurants and diners

Subject Specific Visits

Broadway Show

The show must go on! Enjoy the glitz and glamour of all the latest or most established shows in this unique environment and at discounted student rates. Contact us for excellent prices and advice if you are travelling with us, and for performing arts groups we can combine tickets with a range of specialist workshops that will have you dancing all the way home.

Broadway Classroom Workshops

For all budding performers out there! Participate in a wide range of exciting, hands-on workshops focused on a number of key areas from “Making a Scene” to “Broadway 101”. All allow you to meet real actors and where possible link your workshop to the show of your choice!

New York TV and Movie Guided Tours

Take a fun-filled and nostalgic guided coach tour around the city, visiting some of the most memorable movie locations this amazing city has to offer, from Ghostbusters, to Home Alone and even Friends.

Museum of Broadway

The museum takes visitors on an exciting, immersive journey from the birth of Broadway to present day, including a peek behind the curtain into how a Broadway show is made. A team of designers, artists and historians have crafted a fully interactive experience that is certain to educate, entertain and inspire.

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

The Premier performing arts venue in the city offers a fantastic number of tours and educational programmes to enrich any theatre and drama trip to NYC. The guided tours provide an insider’s perspective of this iconic destination, past and present. Get in touch for options and group rates as part of your next trip.

Radio City Music Hall Stage Door Tour

Take the stage door tour and embark on an insider’s look at this legendary art deco venue, learning the history of it’s iconic great stage and even get the chance to meet a Radio City Rockette!

NBC Studio Tour

Marvel at the sights and sounds in the most famous studio tour in the world, according to the studios based at the Rockefeller Center. Enjoy access behind the scenes to famous shows such as Saturday Night Live, Late Night with Seth Meyers and the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

Other Top Visits

Empire State Building
Top of the Rock
Statue of Liberty
The High Line
Central Park Ice Skating
Broadway Show

Sample Itinerary

Day 1

Morning departure from UK. Afternoon arrival in New York. Transfer to your hotel and check in. A bit of free time before evening meal at Hard Rock Café.

Day 2

Morning visit to the Empire State Building. Enjoy amazing panoramic views of the city.

Grab some lunch before an on to the Radio City Music Hall Stage Door tour.

Evening meal at Planet Hollywood.

Day 3

Enjoy a morning guided tour at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.

Afternoon Broadway Classroom Workshop.

Freshen up before an early dinner and then on to an evening Broadway show.

Day 4

Morning New York TV and Movie guided tour.

Return with some free time for shopping before afternoon transfer back to the airport for overnight flight home.

Day 5

Morning arrival back in the UK.

Where to Stay


Most accommodations in New York offer a room-only basis, however, a few will include breakfast into the package which is a real bonus for groups. There are also always plenty of local restaurants at good value for money nearby. If budget is really tight the YMCAs are options, however upgrades to high quality hotels such as the Manhattan at Times Square, Ameritania and Edison are available on request. Please let our account manager know and we will give you a range of options to choose from on your educational trip to New York with us.

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