Dance & Drama school trips to Amsterdam
Famous for its innovative Contemporary Dance and international Street Theatre, Amsterdam makes an ideal destination for your dance and drama students. Discover a different culture – the charm of an old European city, beautiful architecture and a diverse cultural scene presenting an abundance of theatres, dance festivals and arts events. Our Performing Arts team will work with you to create a bespoke workshop programme led by established and reputable practitioners, which will inspire and challenge your students. A Performing Arts tour to Amsterdam will give your students the opportunity to develop their skills in a different environment; encouraging creativity and a critical understanding of dance and drama.
- Travel School–Amsterdam via coach and ferry.
- Workshops 1 and 2
- Workshop 3
- Rijksmuseum or the Van Gogh Museum
- Bowling (at supplement)
- Workshops 4 and 5
- Guided tour of Dutch Opera & Ballet or of Concertgebouw concert hall
- Hard Rock Cafe
- EYE Film Museum
- Travel Amsterdam-School via coach and ferry*
*Air travel can be an alternative.
During their stay, students can expect:
- Our Performing Arts workshops are approximately 90mins in length and each tour will include 5 workshops tailored to your group size (15-25 students per tutor)
- Workshops tailored & led by our Performing Arts consultant, matching the abilities and needs of your students
- An educational, enriching and entertaining itinerary developed by our Performing Arts Product Manager
- All excursions and additional activities at supplement, please contact us for a quote
- Quick access to the city centre
- Safe, and well equipped
- Centrally located
- Great for those on a budget
- Modern, in the heart of Amsterdam
- Perfect for large groups
Meininger Hotel Amsterdam
A modern hotel with schools and groups in mind, a popular choice for everyone.
Location: Placed in the business district of Amsterdam and suitably place by the Sloterdijk station - which means a quick 5 minute ride into the city centre.
Facilities: 24hr reception, free Wi-Fi, free luggage store room, games room.
Accommodation: Rooms with up to 6 beds – singles, doubles and bunks, flat screen TV with satellite access, en-suite rooms throughout.
Meals: Dining room with full meal options, guest kitchen and snack bar.
A popular choice for those wanting convenience, low cost and ease of access citywide the IBIS is a great choice for everyone.
Location: Situated next to Amsterdam’s main train station means that everything there is to do in this fine city is within minutes of your doorstep.
Facilities:Wi-Fi, computer and printer access free of charge, luggage storage.
Accommodation: Double or triple rooms, flat screen satellite TV, en-suite facilities.
Meals: All-you-can-eat breakfast buffet, on site restaurant for evening meals.
Situated next to the large Vondelpark urban park space, this modern hostel is well suited to large groups wanting the convenience of being in the heart of a vibrant city.
Location: Sat on the edge of the Vondelpark, minutes away from several popular museums and public transport access.
Facilities: Common room with internet access, luggage room, snack bar.
Accommodation: Twin and single en-suite rooms available to staff, 4-10 bed en-suite rooms for students.
Meals: Full breakfast and lunch buffets, and 3 course dinner buffet available.
Quick Tip: This is just a small sample of possible accommodations available. Please contact us for more information.
Subject Specific Excursions
Anne Frank’s House
Visit the house of Anne Frank, a Jewish girl who had to go into hiding during The Second World War to escape the Nazis. Anne’s famous diary ‘The Secret Annex’, she kept whilst in hiding at Prinsengracht in Amsterdam, can also be seen on display.
Van Gogh Museum
A visit to the Van Gogh Museum is a unique experience. The museum contains the largest collection of paintings by Vincent van Gogh in the world. It provides students with the opportunity to understand the progression of the artist's work and compare his paintings to works by other artists from the 19th century.
Floating Flower Market
Amsterdam’s floating flower market is the only one of its kind in the world, and one of the most fragrant places of interest of Amsterdam - in all seasons. The flower stalls stand on the houseboats along Amsterdam’s famous canal.
Amsterdam boasts more than one hundred kilometres of canals – one of the best ways to experience the city is from the water, taking in many of the city’s sights.
Dutch National Opera and Ballet Tour
Take a look behind the scenes of the National Opera and Ballet, visiting the auditorium, the dance studios and production house for sets and costumes.
Built in 1881, this impressive building is home to the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. The guided tour will take you backstage to discover parts of the building that would otherwise remain hidden and you will hear stories of the concert hall’s rich history.
EYE Film Museum
Located in an eye-catching modern building on the waterfront to the north of the city, the museum holds special exhibitions and film screenings relating to Dutch and worldwide film. Educational workshops and tours are also available.
Quick Tip: If you have an excursion in mind which you don't see listed, please get in touch so we can do our best to arrange it for you!