Bookings with 1st deposits paid between the 1st April 2021 - 31st August 2021 will be covered by Equity’s Covid Guarantee meaning:
You have the flexibility to move your schools tour to an alternative date at any time. Where possible Equity will keep the same pricing.*
If your booking needs to be cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions within 14 days of departure, you will receive a full refund of monies paid.**
Equity’s standard Terms & Conditions still apply such as;
• Bookings cancelled by you 14 days or more prior to departure.
• Refund policy is only applicable to full group booking cancellation and is not applicable to individual passenger cancellations.
Equity booking terms and conditions can be found here.
*Equity will endeavour to move your booking at the same price within the same season but are subject to cost fluctuations such as flight, accommodation and excursion pricing.
**To receive a full refund one or more of the following must apply:
• The Department for Education advises against overnight residential trips to your destination
• Quarantine is required on arrival at destination or on return to the UK
• The UK Government lockdown measures prevent your tour departing as scheduled
• Where government or local legislation is in place that impacts and inhibits the primary reason for your tour
• The Foreign and Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO) advises against all but essential travel
• Equity is unable to operate your trip due to a significant number of planned excursions being closed during your stay.
• The booking’s payment terms have been fully met as outlined in Equity’s terms and conditions.
A full refund will be payable up to 60 days after the date of scheduled departure allowing Equity to obtain refunds from suppliers, such as airlines and accommodation providers.
Dance, drama or music – New York is the hub for all things performing arts. Our bespoke itineraries allow school groups to partake in classes as well as see some of the incredible sites that New York has to offer.
Dance – We present a range of world-class dance workshops held at many famous studios including the Martha Graham of Contemporary Dance, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre or Steps on Broadway. These workshops can be adapted for every group’s needs and styles of dance whether that be contemporary, street, hip-hop, jazz, commercial, breakdance and more!
Drama - Broadway is the centre of performance and entertainment, we provide the opportunity for students to experience some of the best live theatre in the world. Held in the theatrical rehearsal studios near Times Square, our workshops offer the most comprehensive educational theatre curriculum on Broadway.
Music – A popular choice for many music groups, we have access to some amazing venues in the Big Apple such as the Cathedral of St John the Devine, Central Park, Battery Park and the Rockefeller Plaza.
Students will be inspired by the bright lights and incredible performances unique to New York, pushing them to succeed when taking part in classes led by professionals. Recognising the valuable and varied role that performing arts plays in the lives of young people, we encourage students to become reflective, responsible and successful
Martha Graham School
Learn at the longest continuously operating dance school in America, the Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance. Mainly focussing on teaching the famous Martha Graham Technique and Repertory.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Fusing African-American cultural expression and American modern dance, groups can benefit from private classes, regular open classes, class observations or guided tours.
Steps On Broadway
This world-renowned studio offers dance classes for all levels across a large range of styles. There are excellent facilities including 10 fully-mirrored and sprung-floor studios, all with plenty of natural light.
Lee Strasberg Method Workshop
These workshops introduce Lee Strasberg’s systematic acting technique known more commonly as the 'Method'. Learning Lee Strasberg’s relaxation technique and move through a sequence of sensory exercises.
Harlem Jazz or Gospel Workshop & Tour
Take a jazz workshop and learn jazz theory with a basic understanding of chord changes and harmonies or learn to sing gospel, focussing on breathing, harmony, and control and voice placement.
A tour of this iconic venue brings students backstage, where a spectacular range of artists have performed, including Pavarotti, Baryshnikov, Leonard Bernstein and many more.
The New York TV & Movie Sites guided tour shows you over 40 of New York City's most famous filming locations! See where the cast of Glee performed "I Love New York" and visit the apartment building from Friends.
Broadway Classrooms Workshop
Enjoy a class with an expert practitioner in the studios where Broadway shows hold their rehearsals! Choose from a range of themes where most classes feature a Q&A from a cast member of the show you will be attending.
We have a minimum number of 10 paying passengers, but no upper limit. We can split large groups across multiple coaches and hotels as required.
We believe the travel insurance policy we offer is one of the best available.
With prior knowledge to booking we can arrange a tour that takes into consideration any students with disabilities.
There are some other great destinations for Performing Arts trips with Equity:
- Walt Disney World® Resort in Florida
- Los Angeles
- Disneyland® Paris
Get in touch with us for more details about any of these destinations.
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