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Stage to Screen: NYC to Dublin

16 Days. From New York’s Broadway to London's West End, from the sets of Harry Potter to Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, from acting in drama workshops to visiting local students at the world famous BRIT School, experience a hands-on education in the world of show business and the performing arts.
Duration

16 days

Availability

Enrollment Closed for 2019

SKU: PTPSSR19 Category:

Traveler Details

Leaders for Stage to Screen

Details of traveling Teacher Leaders will be confirmed shortly.

Duration in days

16

Program Details

Day to Day

New York, USA

The Big Apple

Day 1

Arrive into JFK where you’ll be met by your leaders and the rest of your delegation.  Head into the city, check into your hotel and attend your Welcome Dinner.

People to People Moment

Interactive Learning Experience - Drama Workshop on Broadway
New York City, USA

Broadway

Day 2

This morning’s unique People to People Broadway workshop will be delivered by a Broadway expert, someone who knows what it takes to be on stage in one of the most famous theater scenes in the world. In the afternoon, you’ll go on a guided visit to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.  In the evening, you’ll see a show on Broadway.

Depart, USA

United Nations

Day 3

This morning is a unique opportunity to visit the United Nations, an intergovernmental organization developed to create and maintain international cooperation and order. Tonight, you’ll board your international flight to London.

London, England

Welcome to London

Day 4

Touch down in the United Kingdom. It’s time to head into London for a special orientation of the city. You’ll get the chance to see iconic landmarks like Tower Bridge, The Houses of Parliament, Piccadilly Circus and Trafalgar Square. Tonight, hop on the Coca-Cola London Eye for a bird’s eye view of the city.

People to People Moment

People to People Special Access and Peer Connections at The BRIT School
London, England

The BRIT School

Day 5

Study alongside talented peers from The BRIT School, alma mater of  Adele. You’ll be escorted around this world famous school by current students and have the chance to visit their dance and recording studios. Following lunch, head over to the Tower of London, home to the Crown Jewels and over a thousand years of fascinating history. Top off a truly exciting day with a West End theater show, the British equivalent of Broadway.

People to People Moment

Interactive Learning Experience - Shakespearean Acting Workshop
London, England

The Globe Theatre

Day 6

Spend the morning exploring London and taking in all the highlights including the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace. Watch on as the iconic performance from the Queen’s Guard unfolds in front of your eyes. This afternoon visit The Globe Theatre and take part in a Shakespearean acting workshop.

Flying at Warner Bros. Studio Tour (Stage to Screen)

People to People Moment

People to People Unique Moment - Warwick Medieval Encampment and Re-Enactment
Warwick, England

Harry Potter

Day 7

Step onto authentic sets, discover the magic behind spellbinding special effects and explore behind the scenes secrets of the Harry Potter series at the Warner Bros Studios where all eight films were brought to life. This afternoon, travel to Warwick and go back in time at a specially arranged People to People medieval encampment and re-enactment at Warwick Castle. This includes lessons in sword fighting, archery and knight training, and ends with firing the largest catapult in the world!

Cardiff, Wales

From Oxford to Cardiff

Day 8

Explore the university city of Oxford, famous not only for being one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the world, but also as a film location for movies such as X-Men, The Italian Job and Harry Potter. To really appreciate the Harry Potter connection with Oxford, take a chance to visit the Great Hall of Christchurch College. This afternoon moves from big screen to small screen as you visit the Doctor Who experience in Cardiff, Wales.

Waterford, Ireland

Sail to Ireland

Day 9

Travel through the rolling hills of the Welsh countryside before taking a tranquil cruise across the Irish Sea. Enjoy some leisure time on the picturesque Curracloe Beach which you may recognize from the movie Saving Private Ryan. Soak up a little sun and gaze out over stunning countryside views in one direction, and seascapes in the other.

Enjoying an Irish Homestay (Celtic Traditions)

People to People Moment

Exclusive People to People Irish Homestay
Dublin, Ireland

Meet Your Irish Host Family

Day 10

Travel north to Ireland’s capital, Dublin, and visit a variety of film locations learning about the history of this amazing city along the way. Listen to enthusiastic storytellers share anecdotes of the filming process for a fascinating insight into the industry. Visit Trinity College and marvel at the ancient, world famous Book of Kells. This illuminated manuscript contains the four Gospels of the New Testament and dates back 1,200 years. Meet your homestay family for the next few days, which will give you an authentic taste of Irish life.

Gaol Ireland
Dublin, Ireland

Kilmainham Gaol

Day 11

Explore Kilmainham Gaol, one of the largest unoccupied gaols in Europe and pivotal in Ireland’s turbulent history. As a former prison, its history is infamous, particularly during the events of the Anglo-Irish War of 1919-21. After stopping for lunch, head to Croke Park Stadium. This iconic sporting venue is home of the Gaelic Athletic Association, where you can learn all about the importance of the Irish National Games and their place in Irish culture and politics.

ireland

People to People Moment

Experience coasteering which combines a blend of rock-hopping, shore-scrambling, wave swell-riding and cave-exploring. This is an adventure you won't forget!
Belfast, Ireland

Coasteering

Day 12

This morning it is time to head to Northern Ireland. Enjoy the raw adrenaline and exhilaration of coasteering. This thrilling activity combines a blend of rock-hopping, shore-scrambling, wave swell-riding and cave-exploring into one white knuckle fright designed to push your limits. Your confidence will soar after this!

Belfast, Ireland

Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

Day 13

Take a hike along some of Ireland’s most stunning costal trails, culminating in a visit to the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge which sits 90 feet above the sea and offers spectacular views of the surrounding area. There’s plenty of wildlife to spot as it is home to seabirds, basking sharks, dolphins and porpoises.  After lunch, follow in the footsteps of Giant Finn McCool at the amazing Giant’s Causeway. The breath-taking result of an ancient volcanic eruption, discover 40,000 interlocking basalt columns and the very tip of the country looking out over the sea.

peace wall belfast

People to People Moment

Peer Connections Meet Local Students in Belfast
Belfast, Ireland

The Road to Peace

Day 14

Explore Belfast with an experienced local guide and marvel at the world famous city murals. Visit Crumlin Road Gaol before heading to the Titanic Experience. This museum and monument to Belfast’s maritime heritage explores one of the most captivating stories of all time. Meet young locals and learn about Northern Ireland’s historic road to peace during an insightful interactive lecture. This evening is designed to spread understanding of the importance of global peace focusing on fostering a real acceptance of cultural differences.

Dublin, Ireland

Castle Ward

Day 15

Bid goodbye to Belfast and enjoy some quality time at Strangford Lough, the largest sea inlet in the British Isles. It is a designated area of outstanding natural beauty and is also the location for Rob Stark’s Camp in Game of Thrones. Visit the Gothic and eccentric Castle Ward, also featured in Game of Thrones, before traveling on to Dublin to celebrate the last night of your trip in a traditional Irish fashion. Swap stories from your time spent on these beautiful Isles while indulging in some of Ireland’s famous entertainment.

Dublin, Ireland

Depart for USA

Day 16

Depart for the USA.