New York City
and the arts
All year round
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About the tour
The New York City Tour brings together the very best of literature, theatre and the arts in the city that never sleeps. This tour is filled with exciting and engaging activities dedicated to immersion in a range of educational experiences. Students will have the opportunity to watch Aaron Sorkin's award-winning adaptation of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird on Broadway and participate in stage combat classes with experienced professional actors. Students will analyse and discuss the selected texts of some of America's most celebrated writers at the New York Public Library and investigate the origins of writing and history of storytelling, through myths and symbols at the Morgan Library. Students will enjoy a guided tour through curriculum relevant, selected artwork at MoMA before a behind the scenes tour at NBC Studios at the world-famous Rockefeller Centre to learn about TV production process, from scriptwriting to editing and production. Finally, the New York experience would not be complete without catching a Sunday ball game at Yankee Stadium, lunch in Central Park and a boat ride to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island to learn about New York's rich history of cultural diversity.
Develop oratory skills, learn about scriptwriting and explore spontaneity, imagination and creativity with acting exercises and theatre games often used in professional rehearsals.
Host, record and produce your own talk show at NBC Studio.
Participate in workshops and explore The Morgan Library's collection of illuminated manuscripts, relating them to world history to deepen the students' understanding of cultural identity.
Explore an outstanding collection of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts, rare printed books, master drawings and period architecture, including the earliest forms of writing on Mesopotamian cuneiform tablets.
Explore the Walt Whitman exhibition with NYU literary students. discuss the meaning of his work, and its impact on American culture.
Develop an appreciation for classical and modern art through guided tours and workshops at MOMA, The Met and The Guggenheim.