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New York

Dance School Trips to New York


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30 students and 3 staff

Immerse your students in a world of entertainment. We are proud to present a range of fantastic dance workshops in the city that never sleeps - New York.

Providing inspiring opportunities for dance students, we work with a number of prestigious dance schools in Manhattan.  Steps on Broadway offers dance classes from beginner to advanced levels in a variety of styles taught by a faculty of world-class practitioners. Alternatively, gain an insight into the work and styles of Martha Graham and Alvin Ailey, two of the most influential dancers and choreographers of the 20th Century. Read more below:

Martha Graham Centre of Contemporary Dance:
The Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance has the distinction of being the longest continuously operating school of dance in America, primarily focused upon teaching the Martha Graham Technique and Repertory. Private group masterclasses are taught by faculty members who worked with Martha Graham and who are or have been members of the Martha Graham Dance Company.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater:
Founded in 1958 by dancer and choreographer Alvin Ailey, his vision was to bring African-American cultural expression and the American modern dance tradition to the world. There are many options for groups visiting the Ailey Studios including private classes, participation in regular open classes, class observations and guided tours of the striking complex.

Steps On Broadway:
An international, world-class studio, Steps on Broadway offers dance classes from beginning to advanced levels in a variety of styles. The centre boasts 10 fully-mirrored and sprung-floor studios with large windows offering an abundance of natural light. There are male and female changing facilities, a café and a dancewear shop.

Dance in New York

Our workshops are held in iconic dance schools and are led by outstanding specialist practitioners. We aim to generate positive learning outcomes through challenging the performer's process, enhancing and encouraging creativity, competence, critical understanding and evaluation.

Tailored dance sessions and specialist workshops are designed to meet each group’s individual needs. 

Adaptable to each group’s needs, specialisations are available in many styles of dance, including:

  • Contemporary 
  • Street Dance, Hip-Hop
  • Graham technique
  • Horton 
  • Breakdance
  • Jazz, Street Jazz
  • Commercial
  • Fusion
  • Capoeira
  • Dance for film
  • Other styles available on request

Sample Itinerary

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Based on 3 night tour for
30 students and 3 staff

Our friendly team can offer expert advice to help you plan a bespoke itinerary tailored to your learning objectives - The price featured is based on the itinerary shown below.
Read more about our prices.

We recommend the itinerary below for your dance group.

Day One...
  • Flight UK – New York
  • Arrive and check-in
Day Two...
  • Dance workshop (at a supplement)
  • Empire State Building
  • Hard Rock Café meal

(both at a supplement)

Day Three...
  • Dance Workshop (at a supplement)
  • Lincoln Centre Tour
  • Broadway Show

(both at a supplement)

Day Four...
  • Circle Line 2 Hour Cruise (at a supplement)
  • Check out
  • Flight New York – UK
Day Five...
  • Arrive in the UK



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30 students and 3 staff
New York Accommodation - West Side YMCA

West Side YMCA

  • Just off Central Park
  • Swimming Pool

The West Side YMCA Hostel is located just off Central Park West, close to the Lincoln Centre, Broadway and Carnegie Hall.

Location: Moments away from well known landmarks including Central Park, Lincoln Centre and Broadway, public transport is within reach too.

Facilities:Free Wi-Fi, full gym facilities, pool, housekeeping, 24 hour reception and security.

Accommodation: Single and double rooms available to staff, double rooms (bunks) for students. Same sex bathroom facilities located on each floor.

Meals: In house restaurant, meals in local restaurants can also be provided.

New York Accommodation - Comfort Inn Chelsea

Comfort Inn Chelsea

  • Trendy Chelsea location
  • Basic, yet well equipped and comfortable

This hotel is located within the fashionable Chelsea area of Manhattan. Providing a view of the Empire State Building.

Location: Walking distance from Penn Station, Port Authority of New York, and 23rd Street Station. Numerous sites such as Chinatown, Central Park and the Museum of Modern Art are also a stones throw away.

Facilities:Free Wi-Fi, small gym, tour desk, 24 hour reception.

Accommodation: Single and doubles available to staff, double rooms up to 5 per room available to students. En suite bathroom facilities.

Meals: Buffet breakfast is available. Local restaurants can be arranged for dinners.

New York Accommodation - Wolcott Hotel

Wolcott Hotel

  • Central Manhattan
  • Full of charm and character

A hotel situated in central Manhattan on 31st street, this hotel is full of charm and character with its grand décor and welcoming reception. Located just a short walk from the Empire State building this popular hotel provides all the main amenities along with a shop, small meeting room.

Location: Short distance from public transport stops, Empire State Building 3 blocks away, numerous landmarks within easy reach.

Facilities:Small gym, small conference room, newsagents, luggage room, free Wi-Fi.

Accommodation: Single and double available for staff, doubles - up to 4 persons per room - available for students. All rooms en-suite, TV.

Meals: Local restaurants and diners can be arranged for meals.

Quick Tip: This is just a small sample of possible accommodations available. Please contact us for more information!

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30 students and 3 staff

Subject Specific Excursions

Lincoln Centre

Lincoln Centre

Take a guided tour of New York’s performing arts centre, learning about its iconic status and going backstage at theatres where a spectacular range of artists have performed, including Luciano Pavarotti, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Leonard Bernstein, Renée Fleming and Bruce Springsteen.

TV/Movie Tour

TV/Movie Tour

The New York TV & Movie Sites guided tour will lead you to more than 40 of NYC's famous filming locations seen on TV and in the movies! See where the cast of Glee performed "I Love New York" and visit the apartment building from Friends.



The Broadway district of New York is a cluster of 40 professional theatres showcasing the very best of commercial theatre in the English-speaking world. It’s one of New York’s most popular tourist attractions. A hub of lights, creativity and excitement.

Harlem Jazz or Gospel Workshop & Tour

Harlem Jazz or Gospel Workshop & Tour

Take a jazz workshop, led by the saxophonist and saxophone designer from the movie “Friends with Benefits” featuring Justin Timberlake. Learn jazz theory with a basic understanding of chord changes and harmonies. Alternatively, learn to sing gospel, focussing on breathing, harmony, and control and voice placement. All visits include an historial walking tour of Harlem.

Quick Tip: If you have an excursion in mind which you don't see listed, please get in touch anyway as we may still arrange it for you!

Learning Outcomes

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Recognising the varied and valuable role that dance plays in the lives of young people, we encourage students to become responsible, reflective and successful performers.

In-line with National Curriculum Key Concepts and Processes, our programmes encourage performers to:

  • Explore and communicate ideas, concepts and emotions
  • Advance their composition skills – choreography, sequencing, dynamics
  • Develop greater body and spatial awareness
  • Fine tune core skills, including - balance, alignment, shape and strength
  • Improve the clarity, fluency and phrasing of movement


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School Trips to
New York

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