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USA: A New York Creative Immersion Program

USA: A New York Creative Immersion Program
12th - 31st August 2018

Destinations: USA New York

Tour Grading EASY:

Tour Commences In: New York

Number of Days: 21 Days

Accommodation: Not Included

Leaders: Australian & Local Specialists

Tour Concludes In: New York

Tour Style: Creative Immersion Program

Meals: Not Included

Transportation: Not Included

Tour Summary

Our unique, 3-week vacational learning program will inspire and ignite your creativity.

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

From there, you’ll be immersed in 23 hours a week of active learning provided by the city’s leading acting and art studios, a 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 an exclusive function with inspiring local creatives including fashion designers, artists and actors. There will still be plenty of time to take advantage of the sporting, cultural and wellness activities and the tasty 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. 

DETAILS HERE

Tour Highlights

A unique opportunity to benefit and have fun from a holistic experience through a 3 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 the Met and 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.
Some other activities to enjoy around the time of Creative Cities 21:
• NY Mets in NY on 5, 6, 7, 8, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 & 26 August.
• Tuesday 7th August – Rod Stewart & Cindy Lauper at Madison Square Garden.
• Friday 10th August – Shakira at Madison Square Garden.
• New York Yankees in NYC on 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 & 19 August.
• Saturday 18 August – Kenny Chesney at MetLife Stadium.
• Tuesday 21 & Wednesday 22 August – Jeff Lynne’s Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) at Madison Square Garden.
• US Open Tennis Tournament from Monday 27 August to Sunday 9 September.

Tour Inclusions

What is included/excluded in the Experience?

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

•                23 hours per week over 3 weeks of active participation in the 3 learning modules of acting, painting & drawing and ideas & inspiration.

•                A welcome function at the New York Athletic Club (Partners are welcome to join).

•                A Creatives function (Partners are welcome to join).

•                Private group tours of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) 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. Refer to What is the Sanford Meisner technique, in the FAQ.

Brief Itinerary

Day 1:   Sunday 12th August 2018:          New York:
4.00pm – 6.00pm: Welcome function at the New York Athletic Club.
Day 2:   Monday 13th August 2018:       New York:
10.00am – 1.00pm: Acting Sanford Meisner
2.00pm – 4.00pm: Ideas & inspiration.
Day 3:   Tuesday 14th August 2018:         New York:
10.00am – 1.00pm:  Acting.
4.30pm – 6.30pm: Painting & Drawing. 
Day 4:    Wednesday 15th August 2018:         New York:
10.00am – 1.00pm: Acting.
2.30pm – 4.30pm: Inspiration.
6.30pm – 9.30pm: Function to meet local creative.
Day 5:   Thursday 16th August 2018:           New York:
10.00am – 1.00pm: Acting.
4.30pm – 6.30pm: Painting & Sketching
Day 6:    Friday 17th August 2018:         New York:
09.00am – 12.00pm: Acting.
1.30pm – 3.30pm: Private Walking tour of street art in SoHo / Nolita
Day 7:      Saturday 18th August 2018:         New York:
Free day of leisure.
Day 8:    Sunday 19th August 2018:        New York:
Free day of leisure.
Day 9:    Monday 20th August 2018:          New York:
10.00am – 1.00pm:  Acting.
2.00pm – 4.00pm: Ideas & Inspiration.
Day 10:   Tuesday 21st August 2018:         New York:
10.00am – 1.00pm:  Acting.
4.30pm – 6.30pm: Painting & Drawing.
Day 11:     Wednesday 22nd August 2018:   New York:
10.00am – 1.00pm:  Acting.
2.30pm – 4.30pm: Ideas & Inspiration.
Day 12:      Thursday 23rd August 2018:      New York:
10.00am – 1.00pm:  Acting.
4.30pm – 6.30pm: Painting & Drawing
Day 13:    Friday 24th August 2018:              New York:
10.00am – 1.00pm:  Acting.
1.30pm – 5.30pm: Private group tour to Metropolitan Museum of Art. (the met)
Day 14:      Saturday 25th August 2018:        New York:
Free day of leisure.
Day 15:        Sunday 26th August 2018:         New York:
Free day of leisure.
Day 16:         Monday27th August 2018:        New York:
10.00am – 1.00pm:  Acting.
2.00pm – 4.00pm: Ideas & Inspiration.
Day 17:       Tuesday 28th August 2018:        New York:
10.00am – 1.00pm:  Acting.
4.30pm – 6.30pm: Painting & drawing.
Day 18:    Wednesday 29th August 2018:      New York:
10.00am – 1.00pm:  Acting.
2.30pm – 4.30pm: Inspiration & ideas.
Day 19:      Thursday 30th August 2018:       New York:
10.00am – 1.00pm:  Acting.
4.30pm – 6.30pm: Painting & drawing.
Day 20:       Friday 31st August 2018:          New York:
10.00am – 1.00pm:  Acting.
12.30pm – 1.30pm:Wrap up & Summary.

Full Program

Full Itinerary

FULL PROGRAM HERE

 

Day 1:                      Sunday 12th August 2018:                                New York:

4.00pm – 6.00pm: Welcome function at the New York Athletic Club.

 

Day 2:                      Monday 13th August 2018:                              New York:

10.00am – 1.00pm: Acting. Introduction to the course and the Sanford Meisner technique. Repetition exercise.

2.00pm – 4.00pm: Ideas & inspiration. Introduction. Opportunities, challenges, ideas. Hear from a local business leader

 

Day 3:                      Tuesday 14th August 2018:                              New York:

10.00am – 1.00pm:  Acting. Introduction to door exercise.

4.30pm – 6.30pm: Painting & Drawing. 

 

Day 4:                      Wednesday 15th August 2018:                      New York:

10.00am – 1.00pm: Acting. Repetition. Door.

2.30pm – 4.30pm: Divergent thinking, co-design, design thinking.

6.30pm – 9.30pm: Function to meet local creative.

 

Day 5:                      Thursday 16th August 2018:                            New York:

10.00am – 1.00pm: Acting. Door. Introduction to script.

4.30pm – 6.30pm: Painting & Sketching

 

Day 6:                      Friday 17th August 2018:                                   New York:

09.00am – 12.00pm: Acting. Voice

1.30pm – 3.30pm: Private Walking tour of street art in SoHo / Nolita

 

Day 7:                      Saturday 18th August 2018:                             New York:

Free day of leisure.

Day 8:                      Sunday 19th August 2018:                                New York:

Free day of leisure.

 

Day 9:                      Monday 20th August 2018:                              New York:

10.00am – 1.00pm:  Acting. Door & repetition with script.

2.00pm – 4.00pm: Ideas & Inspiration. Convergent thinking and selection. Hear from local business leader.

 

Day 10:                   Tuesday 21st August 2018:                               New York:

10.00am – 1.00pm:  Acting. Door & repetition with script. Introduction to the alone exercise.

4.30pm – 6.30pm: Painting & Drawing.

 

Day 11:                   Wednesday 22nd August 2018:                     New York:

10.00am – 1.00pm:  Acting. Movement.

2.30pm – 4.30pm: Ideas & Inspiration. Understanding value propositions and business model canvas.

 

Day 12:                   Thursday 23rd August 2018:                            New York:

10.00am – 1.00pm:  Acting. Alone exercise. Door & repetition with script

4.30pm – 6.30pm: Painting & Drawing

 

Day 13:                   Friday 24th August 2018:                                   New York:

10.00am – 1.00pm:  Acting. Alone exercise. Door & repetition with script.

1.30pm – 5.30pm: Private group tour to Metropolitan Museum of Art. (the met)

 

Day 14:                   Saturday 25th August 2018:                             New York:

Free day of leisure.

Day 15:                   Sunday 26th August 2018:                                New York:

Free day of leisure.

 

Day 16:                   Monday27th August 2018:                             New York:

10.00am – 1.00pm:  Acting. Alone exercise. Door & repetition with script.

2.00pm – 4.00pm: Ideas & Inspiration. Presentation & pitch with pazazz. Social media and digital marketing & communication. Hear from a local business leader. 

 

Day 17:                   Tuesday 28th August 2018:                              New York:

10.00am – 1.00pm:  Acting. Alone exercise. Door & repetition with script. Introduction to One Action activity (burglar)

4.30pm – 6.30pm: Painting & drawing.

 

Day 18:                   Wednesday 29th August 2018:                      New York:

10.00am – 1.00pm:  Acting. Film the scene.

2.30pm – 4.30pm: Inspiration & ideas. Case studies. Pitch & present ideas. Feedback, find partners & supporters.

 

Day 19:                   Thursday 30th August 2018:                            New York:

10.00am – 1.00pm:  Acting. Alone exercise.  One Action activity (burglar) Discussion on acting business in the US.

4.30pm – 6.30pm: Painting & drawing.

 

Day 20:                   Friday 31st August 2018:                                   New York:

10.00am – 1.00pm:  Acting. Review the filmed scene. Re-cap.

12.30pm – 1.30pm: Wrap up & Summary.

Learnings, next steps, Alumni. Award CC21 Scholarships to local Creative.

 

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