Drama Tour - New York 2019

PLC Sydney Drama students in Years 10 and 11 have the opportunity to travel to New York as part of the biennial Drama Tour.  

The tour will participate in workshops at leading educational institutions across the city including - Upright Citizens Brigade, SiTi, The Acting Studio and The Lee Strasberg School. They will conduct Drama workshops with primary school students at the Neighbourhood Charter School, Harlem. Students will also attend a variety of Broadway, Off-Broadway and Improvisational performances.

Students have the opportunity to see a number of sites including 9/11 Memorial Museum, MoMA, Top of the Rock, Radio City Music Hall and Central Park. 

Visits to Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City and a morning Gospel Church Service at Covent Avenue Baptist Church in Harlem, will ensure this tour is an experience not to forget.

The aim of this tour is to foster a deeper appreciation and respect for theatre practitioners, drama (as a subject), live performance and processes involved in creating theatre

This tour is open to 2019 Year 10/11 Elective Drama Students only! 

Proposed Tour Brochure

download-icon For more detailed information about the itinerary, please download the Proposed Tour Brochure here.   (PDF 235.5KB)

Tour Dates:
  • 28 September - 12 October 2019 (students) 

To register your daughter's interest in attending this fantastic tour, p lease click on the icon below and fill in the Expression of Interest form.

Information Evening

An Tour Information Evening will be held in the AKT from 6.00 pm on Thursday 24 May.  Parents and students will be notified closer to the event via PLACES. 

draft itinerary:
  • Day 1 Depart Sydney – LA – NYC
  • Day 2 Morning Church Service – Redeemer Presbyterian Church
  • Brooklyn Bridge Walk – 9/11 Memorial Museum 
  • Day 3 Full Day Workshops
  • Open Call Broadway Workshops
  • American Academy of Dramatic Arts Workshops
  • Broadway Classroom Workshops
  • Dinner under Empire State Building
  • Day 4 Improv workshops at Upright Citizens Brigade and SiTi Viewpoints Workshop
  • Evening - Theatre
  • Day 5 Radio City Music Hall Tour
  • Top of the Rock
  • MoMA
  • Apollo Theatre Amateur Night
  • Day 6 Morning with students from Neighbourhood Charter School, Harlem
  • Students will plan a lesson for students
  • Reflection in Bryant Park
  • Evening - Theatre
  • Day 7 Morning - The Acting Studio workshop
  • Afternoon - Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute
  • Evening - Theatre
  • Day 8 Brooklyn Day
  • Evening - Theatre
  • Day 9 Morning Gospel Church Service at Convent Avenue Baptist Church Harlem followed by lunch with the congregation and the Umoji Ministry 
  • Evening - Improv Show at Upright Citizens Brigade
  • Day 10 Workshops at Roundabout Theatre Company
  • Day 11 Depart NYC for LA
  • Day 12 Disneyland
  • Day 13 Griffith Observatory for Reflection on Tour
  • Late lunch at the Farmers Market
  • Flight home 
  • Approximate costs are $7500 - $8000 per student.
  • The final tour cost will be determined by the number of people travelling and the USD. 
  • NB: Workshops are subject to change based on availability. 
Expression of Interest

enrol-icon Expression of Interest for the 2019 New York Drama Tour are now CLOSED. 


For further information about the tour, please contact:

Ms Jodi McCarthy
Performing Arts Administrator
McKeith Arts Centre
T (+612) 9704 5651   F (+612) 9744 0519
E: jmccarthy@plc.nsw.edu.au

Mrs Jo George
Acting Head of Drama
T (+612) 9704 5651