A performing arts school trip could be the perfect way to inspire your creative students!

A school performing arts trip is a chance for your students to visit some of the most famous and iconic performing arts destinations in the world. There are some fantastic activities on offer, including a Broadway workshop, TV and movie locations tour and a visit to the famous Universal Studios, all of which are bound to leave your students feeling inspired, with a thirst to explore more.

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Performing arts school trips in the UK

London is home to one of the world’s premier theatre districts, the West End. Here, you can enjoy a West End show before learning from some of the world’s best choreographers by taking part in a workshop at the world-famous Pineapple Dance Studios!

Plus, you can enjoy some incredible behind-the-scenes tours of some of London’s most famous theatres.

Performing arts school trips abroad

We can arrange a variety of performing arts school trips abroad, with a variety of unforgettable experiences including performing at the heart of Disneyland® Paris, to Broadway workshops in New York, tours of film studios in Los Angeles and visits to iconic recording studios in Nashville and Memphis.

Visit New York, home of Broadway, to learn more about the American theatre scene. As well as taking part in a workshop led by Broadway professionals, we can also arrange for you to catch a show! Or choose Los Angeles, the ‘Creative Capital of the World’, where you can learn about the American film industry.

More interested in music? Learn about a range of different genres from country to Jazz on our Nashville to New Orleans tour!

Wherever you choose to go, our experienced Travel Advisers will work with you to create a tailor-made school trip that leaves your performing arts students feeling inspired.

Why arrange a performing arts school trip?

See the professionals at work

Regardless of where you choose to go, your performing arts school trip will be packed full of opportunities for your students to see the professionals of the performing arts industry at work.

Whether it’s a West End or Broadway Show, a TV programme recording in New York or a behind-the-scenes tour of a recording studio in Nashville, your students will love this chance to see what life in the performing arts industry is really like.

And the professionals will always be very happy to speak to your students about their roles and responsibilities, as well as answer any questions they may have.

Your students will also have plenty of opportunity to learn directly from the professionals. In London, your students can learn more about dance and choreography at a Pineapple Dance Studios workshop.

And in New York, a Broadway workshop can concentrate on on-stage skills such as stage combat and singing, as well as backstage processes such as stage makeup and costume design. You could even enjoy a workshop focusing on the audition process.

And a film workshop at a film academy in the city will see your students learn all about the filmmaking process, from screenwriting to directing, editing and producing.

Explore future opportunities

Part of the joy of arranging a performing arts school trip for your students is seeing them explore the opportunities that your subject opens up for them.

The variety of experiences available means that there are plenty of opportunities for them to learn more about the various roles within the performing arts industry, showing them that they’re not just restricted to being a performer, there are endless other roles that they could consider, from screenwriters to casting directors, sound and lighting engineers and costume designers.

And, of course, if their future does lie in performance itself, your school trip will offer them plenty of inspiration. Explore Shakespearean theatre in London, musical theatre on Broadway, TV and film acting in Los Angeles and New York, or music in Nashville and New Orleans.

Our Travel Advisers know our destinations well, so if you need any further information or advice to help you choose the destination or activities that will be best suited to your group, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Enjoy the trip as much as your students

Originally founded by former teachers, and with many former teachers still among us, we understand the value of performing arts school trips and how to make them successful.

Your trip will be completely tailor made, to ensure that it meets your specific requirements and learning objectives. And we’ll be on hand throughout the process to answer any questions you have.

In fact, we’ll be with you every step of the way, from now until you return home at the end of your trip. While abroad, you’ll be able to reach us with just one phone call, at any time of the day or night. And, with this comprehensive level of support while you’re away, you’ll be able to relax and enjoy experiencing performing arts in action as much as your students.

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School trips designed by teachers for teachers

Originally founded by teachers in 1986, we understand the pressures on you as Group Leader and are here to make the process of running your school trip as easy as possible.

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We'll be with you every step of the way, from your very first enquiry until the moment you return home, including 24-hour support while you’re on your school trip.

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School trips designed by teachers for teachers

Originally founded by teachers in 1986 and with several former teachers in our team, we understand the pressures on you as Group Leader and work hard to relieve them.

Trips tailored to your curriculum and learning objectives

We’ll design your trip around your specific learning objectives and curriculum, to ensure it meets your particular requirements.

Rewarding loyalty scheme

Work together with other teachers in your school to save thousands of pounds on future school trips with our multi-trip loyalty scheme!