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USA: Creative Escape in New York City

USA: Creative Escape in New York City
25th - 30th August 2019

Destinations: USA New York City

Tour Grading EASY:

Tour Commences In: New York City

Number of Days: 6 Days

Accommodation: Not Included

Leaders: Australian & Local Specialists

Tour Concludes In: New York City

Tour Style: Creative Immersion Program

Meals: Not Included

Transportation: Not Included

Tour Summary

Our unique, one week vacational learning program will inspire and ignite your creativity.

Our program starts with twilight drinks in Manhattan.  Meet your group and get to know your hosts Angie and Jeremy.

From there, you’ll be immersed in a 21 hour program of active learning provided by the city’s leading acting and art studios, global innovation specialist and local business leaders – all while exploring, enjoying and being inspired by one of the world’s great cities.

You’ll join our private group tours of New York’s iconic art museums and artistic streetscapes. You’ll attend exclusive functions with inspiring local creative artisans including fashion designers, artists and actors. There will still be plenty of time to take advantage of the sporting, cultural and wellness activities as well as delicious culinary delights happening all over the city.

From learning to be a more authentic communicator and confident creator, to being inspired by new people and through exploring and enjoying the energy of this iconic city, Creative Cities 21 is for those who have a willingness to have fun, learn and push their creative boundaries. 

Our farewell evening is at the iconic New York Athletic Club. Founded in 1868, this private sporting and social club is in one of the best locations to soak up the amazing views of Central Park.

Evidence shows that taking time to be creative leaves you more energised, productive and ultimately, happier.

DETAILS HERE

Tour Highlights

A unique opportunity to benefit and have fun from a holistic experience through a one week immersion in a great city.
By combining the elements of acting, art, innovation & travel, we ignite your creativity, helping you realise your personal and professional potential.
Be inspired by getting up close and personal with local creatives and business people at exclusive and private events.
Come along on private tours of Soho street art.
The beauty about vacational learning is that you can live like a local, be a tourist and benefit from a structured learning program all at the same time!
There is plenty of free time for your own mindfulness opportunities with the best yoga, pilates, gyms and life coaches in NYC, or seeing some American sports including the US Grand Slam tennis, watching shows on Broadway, concerts in Madison Square Garden, enjoying fine food and wine, or the must-see tourist spots in and around NYC, it’s all there for you. 

Tour Inclusions

What is included/excluded in the Experience?

The Experience includes the elements as detailed in the program and summarised here:

•                21 hours of active participation in the 3 learning modules of acting, painting & drawing and ideas & inspiration.

•                A Welcome Drinks overlooking Manhatten and fareweel drinks at the exclusive New York Athletic Club (Partners are welcome to join).

•                Exclusive and inspiring functions with local creative artisans and entrepreneurs

•                Private group tours of the and the Soho street art (Partners are welcome to join).

•                A welcome pack including the Sanford Meisner acting book, a painting apron, colour wheel, canvas sheets, acrylic paint and brushes, NYC tips and guides and more. The welcome pack will provide sufficient material for the painting/drawing classes.

The Experience excludes:

•                Everything else, including travel to, from and within the City, accommodation, insurances and all food and drinks, except for the CC21 functions.

•                The Customer will have some minor expenses in purchasing “activities” for the acting classes. (What is the Sanford Meisner technique)

Brief Itinerary

Our fun Creative Escape aims to:
- Refresh,  re-invigorate and re-energise
- offer a aholistic approch to wellness
- inspire you to learn new things

 

Day 1:   Sunday 25th August 2019:          New York City :
4.00pm – 6.00pm: Welcome function in Manhattan

Full Program

Day 2 - 6: Monday 26th - Friday 30th August 2019:  New York City 

 

Your three learning modules explained...

Acting Classes 
This module is delivered by Maggie Flanigan Studio.

Painting & Drawing Classes 
This module is delivered by The Art Studio NY.

Ideas, Inspiration & Innovation 
This module is delivered by Jeremy Stone. 

Country Information

USA

Full Itinerary

FULL PROGRAM HERE

We combine the benefits of acting, painting and innovation to ignite your creativity with exclusive events and time to soak up and indulge in this amazing city that you can live like a local, explore like a tourist and learn with the freedom of a 5 year old..

Day 1:      Sunday 25th August 2019:       New York City:                

4.00pm – 6.00pm: Welcome function in Manhattan

 

Day 2 - 6:    Monday 26th - Friday 30th August 2019:    New York City

 

Your three learning modules explained...

If you want to be a more authentic, more effective and a more persuasive communicator, then this is for you.

No acting experience needed, as you will be in a fun, creative and supportive environment. You will learn the techniques developed by the acclaimed American teacher Sanford Meisner, including the true art of listening, voice control, overcoming “stage fright” and authentic movement and timing.

You will work in groups, pairs and as a solo through some of his techniques including repetition exercises, door activities and there will be plenty of laughs as you create improvisations. The module culminates with filming a short, scripted scene (don’t forget to mention us at the Academy’s!).

This module is delivered by Maggie Flanigan Studio.

 

Painting & Drawing Classes 

Stuck with the same old systems, processes and approach?

Do you want to tap into the right side of your brain to let your creative juices flow?

Painting and drawing provides you with a path to unlock and build your creative confidence. There is no right or wrong, just interpretation. The use of acrylic paint suits our approach, as it dries fast, enabling you to quickly layer your work.

Paintings will never look the same to you again – the colours, transitions, textures, perspective. Feel alive with your own creation while thinking about where to hang it when you get home.

Your new-found creative freedom will come to life and unfold in different ways. You will be delighted to discover fresh approaches to tackle issues and opportunities and you will enjoy the confidence to explore.

This module is delivered by The Art Studio NY.

 

Ideas, Inspiration & Innovation

Innovation is not just about technology and digital disruption, or autonomous vehicles and crypto currency. It’s about fresh ideas in all walks of life and changing engrained behaviours, so you can think differently at your home or work.

This module introduces you to the skills, support, spark and confidence to use your creativity to bring ideas to fruition.

During our exclusive private session, you will hear from an inspiring local business leader, as they share their story, whether from start-ups to multi-million dollar and global businesses.

Hear how ideas are sourced, developed and delivered. Techniques used include co design and design thinking, divergent and convergent thinking and then positioning and pitching. Let’s not forget pure passion and determination.

If you have any ideas and concepts you wish to share, they can be work-shopped and we can help you take them to the next level.

This module is delivered by Jeremy Stone. 

 

Private and exclusive events and more  

Creative Cities 21 provides you with access to some unique and exclusive events and tours, including:
• Welcome drinks in Brooklyn overlooking Manhattan. (Partners welcome).
• A function to get to know local Creatives (such as fashion designers, actors and artists). Explore their world, hear their stories, and be inspired. (Partners welcome).
• A private group tour of the street art in Soho/Nolita where the likes of Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Blondie hung out. (Partners welcome).
• Farewell drinks at the magnificent New York Athletic Club. (Partners welcome).
And there is more…..

Before you even start, we will send you a welcome pack, including the Sanford Meisner acting book, a painting apron, colour wheel, canvas sheets, acrylic paint and brushes, NYC guides and more!                                         

Time to be a tourist, live like a local….

The beauty about our creative learning escapes is that you can live like a local, explore like a tourist and benefit from a structured learning program all at the same time!
Whether it’s taking the time for your own mindfulness opportunities with the best yoga, pilates, gyms and life coaches in NYC, or seeing some American sports including the US Grand Slam tennis (starts on August 26 2019), watching shows on Broadway, concerts in Madison Square Garden, enjoying fine food and wine, or the must-see tourist spots in and around NYC, it’s all there for you.
Immerse yourself in all that is on offer – or stay even longer!
Find out more on NYC activities here:
https://www.newyork.com.au/events/what-to-do-in-new-york-in-august-2019/
http://newyorkcity.eventful.com/events
https://www.nyctourist.com/

Tour Hotels

Start Date End Date Luxury Deluxe Boutique Availability
25 Aug 2019 30 Aug 2019 $1,500.00 Space Available Book Now

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