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Gibbons Drama NYC Theater Intensive Trip

Trip Overview:

The Gibbons Drama New York Theater Intensive is a five-day, four-night trip designed to be a deep cultural dive into both New York City and the world of professional theater. The trip aims to empower our students to explore the city beyond the typical tourist experience while also exposing them to what makes New York so essential to the theater community- its people, history, geography and, most importantly, the productions that make it the epicenter of the American theater community.


  • Registration will close on April 1 or when we reach the participant maximum of 18.
  • For cost purposes, the trip requires an even number of students of both genders.
  • 2024 Trip Costs:

    18 students:       $3,100.00

    14-16 students:  $3,275.00

    10-12 students:  $3,600.00

2024 Trip Information:

Dates:  June 25--29

Participation: The 2024 NYC Theater Intensive Trip is open to all rising juniors and above who are members of the Gibbons Drama community. This includes Drama & Tech Theater classroom students as well as Gibbons Drama production participants. Space is limited to a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 18 students and is required to have an even number of both genders.

Chaperones: Mr. Kevin Ferguson and Ms. Emily Sartori

Itinerary Outline:

  • 5 Broadway Theatrical Productions: 3-4 curated shows, and a 1-2 personal choices for each student.
  • Museum visits, Central Park, High Line Walk, Chelsea Market\Little Island
  • Chinatown & Little Italy culinary and retail adventures
  • Personalized backstage tour of Carnegie Hall
  •  St. Patrick's Cathedral
  • Diners, Delis and Bodegas
  • A combination of guided and personal free time to explore the city

Trip Costs:

New York Theater Intensive Trip Fee:

18 students:       $3,100.00

14-16 students:  $3,275.00

10-12 students:  $3,600.00

Trip fee includes:

  • Round Trip Air Fare from RDU-LGA (LaGuardia)
  • Lodging (5 days, 4 Nights @ Hyatt Andaz, 5th Avenue)
  • Car-Fare (subway, Uber and airport transportation)
  • Premium Seating at 5 Broadway\Off-Broadway productions
  • Museum and attraction admissions

Student meals and personal spending money are not included in this total. Students are advised to bring a credit or debit card with approximately $500.00 to cover meals, snacks, and incidental costs. 

A non-refundable $250.00 deposit is required to secure a spot on the trip. This deposit will be applied to your trip balance. If you need to withdraw from the trip and we can fill your spot from the wait list, we may be able to refund this deposit.

Please contact Mr. Kevin Ferguson with questions or for more information.