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New York Broadway Experience

Sponsor:  Mr. Matt Hockett 

Location:  Chicago and New York City

Student Cost: Approximately $2,250

Applicants must be: Grade 9, 10, 11 or 12 (in the fall of 2017)

Open to:  Male and female

Maximum number allowed on trip:  24

Purpose/Goal:  Educational

Prerequisites:  Students must be willing to do a lot of walking through the streets of New York everyday, must be flexible on unforeseen itinerary changes, and should have an appreciation for drama and behind the scenes work.

Families that wish to have their students participate in and attend any WA trip that requires a family financial contribution must first have their tuition account current at the time of application and until the trip departure.


We will spend the weeks of Winterim exploring the history, culture, and performance art centers of the two largest metropolisis in America: Chicago and New York City! We will tour the famous sites, museums, and stages in the Big Apple, enjoy ethnic foods, and see three Broadway shows! We will also cultivate our own skills needed for the various avenues of Broadway as we experience backstage tours, workshops, and interactions with people in the industry. If you every dreamed of being involved in Broadway or working in New York City, this is the trip for you!