10-26-2010 Special School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #23


Title
Eau Gallie High School Advanced Drama Students Trip to New York City

Discussion

Eau Gallie High School advanced drama students would like to participate in the Broadway Student Summit experience in New York City.  The students will learn techniques of acting and how to audition for roles.  Those students considering to major in theatre will learn more about the business, how to prepare for a career in theatre, and be able to talk with professionals about opportunities in the field.  Students will also see professional actors in several Broadway productions. 

The trip is planned for February 18-21, 2011.  There will be eleven (11) people attending, which includes three (3) chaperones (Sarah Monday, Angela Ward, and Gordon Schafer) and eight (8) students.  The cost of the trip is $1,250 per person.  Students/parents are responsible for the cost of the trip.  There will be no cost to the District.  One (1) day of school will be missed (February 18).



Recommendation
Approve the trip request by the Eau Gallie High School advanced drama students to travel to New York City, NY, on February 18-21, 2011, to participate in the Broadway Student Summit.

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 10/12/2010
Consent after Information10/26/2010

Authority for Action
Procedures & Criteria for Field Trips

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds

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Contact

Sarah Munday, Drama Instructor, Eau Gallie High School -- 242-6400

Thomas Sawyer, Principal, Eau Gallie High School -- 242-6400

Mark W. Mullins, South Area Superintendent -- 254-0340




Attachment:  EGHS Drama Students to New York City - Feb 2011.pdf