As term came to a close, the cast of our upcoming Main School production,Chicago, took in the sights of the ‘Big Apple’, found inspiration, bonded and polished their performance skills ahead of their February debut.
After making it across the Atlantic, our pupils didn’t wast any time exploring the concrete jungle. The experience began with a guided walking tour through the streets of Manhattan, followed by the first of the group’s inspirational theatre productions. As the sun set on day one, our thespians struck a pose by the Brooklyn Bridge to capture the memories against the backdrop of the city skyline.
The following day, Haileyburians were treated to a masterful workshop led by a a star from the renowned Chicago musical. The School cast practised choreography and the distinct slinky movements from the roaring 20s. After all that excitement, pupils took a stroll through the iconic Central Park which paved the way for spectacular views from the top of the Rockefeller Center—a spot many stars have graced before them.
The adventure continued with a morning of shopping and cultural exploration in Greenwich Village, Soho and Canal Street. In the evening, pupils dined in Little Italy which fuelled them for an unforgettable night on Broadway, where they were swept away by more dazzling performances. To top it all off, our pupils were treated to a post-show photo with Chicago triple-threat, James T. Lane.
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Every step of our New York City Drama Trip provided pupils with inspiration for their upcoming roles. Don’t miss your chance to see our actors on stage. Tickets are now available for Haileybury’s Chicago: Teen Edition, running from 7-10 February at the Broxbourne Spotlight Theatre. Book your seats today.
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