Skip To Main Content

Default Menu Image

Mobile Main Nav

Header Holder

CTA Button

CTA Button

CTA Button

Landing Nav

Breadcrumb

PANYC

BWL is lifting the curtain on an exciting new performing arts elective!

PANYC: Performing Arts NYC is designed for the arts lover, the arts-curious, and everyone in between! Students don’t need to have a theater or performing background. The only prerequisites are an interest in learning more about the performing arts and a commitment to spending a few hours after school each month attending shows with classmates in the greatest city for performing arts in the world—NYC!

PANYC is a deep dive into the world of performing arts for 11th and 12th graders. Students will attend a musical, play, concert, or other live performance once a month, have pre- and post-discussions about the show, and examine every part of the production to gain a deep understanding of the history and background, characters, actors, production team, costumes, script, music, technical aspects, and more! PANYC students will participate in a variety of written and performance-based assignments inspired by the productions. But no need to panic (even though the name of the course is PANYC!); performing experience or ability NOT required to complete the assignments.

Trips to attend productions will occur once a month on weeknights, and attendance is mandatory. There is a $250 registration fee to take the class, which partially covers ticket costs. Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Please reach out to PANYC instructor Benji Goldsmith (benji.goldsmith@gbwl.org) with questions. 11th and 12th grade students should select PANYC: Performing Arts NYC on their course registration forms to sign up for the class.

Attend live performances in the greatest performing arts city in the world—NYC!