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Experience the Fashion Capital of North America, New York City

Our NYC trip is designed to inspire and educate, and so we explore Bumble and bumble University, the dynamic culture that only NYC provides, while also connecting you with Hattori Hanzo educators and celebrity stylists. This trip is optional and open to all students and alumni.

Upcoming Study in the States – New York City

Available to Penrose alumni and enrolled students, this trip, often offered annually, explores the hair, makeup and beauty world in the Big Apple. Activities on past trips included attending award-winning musicals, participating in private workshops with Broadway hair and makeup artists, training in esthetics education and visiting the House of Bumble. Join Penrose Academy for an exploration of creativity and career ideas in the city that never sleeps. This adventure requires extra costs and enrollment agreements.

Stay tuned for our upcoming Study in the States Trip. Contact Admissions at or call 480-222-9540 for more details.

What Past Students Say

Study in the States New York City is unlike any travel experience you could create of your own accord. The opportunities presented, as well as the group dynamic, make it a truly unforgettable and life changing trip.
Rebecca R, Cosmetology Graduate

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Recent Trip Itinerary

Day One

Welcome to New York City! Upon late afternoon arrival, you will transfer to the country’s most vibrant and action-packed neighborhood – Times Square. For the next few days, your home will be in a hip and stylish Manhattan hotel. Tonight’s dinner takes place at a restaurant in midtown.

Day Two

In the morning, you will be escorted to a studio space where you will be joined by a Hattori Hanzo educator. Following the visit and presentation from Hattori Hanzo, the group will visit the 9/11 memorial.The Memorial’s twin reflecting pools are each nearly an acre in size and feature the largest manmade waterfalls in North America. The pools sit within the footprints where the Twin Towers once stood. The names of every person who died in the 2001 and 1993 attacks are inscribed into bronze panels edging the Memorial pools, a powerful reminder of the largest loss of life resulting from a foreign attack on American soil and the greatest single loss of rescue personnel in American history. The evening will be yours to enjoy dinner on your own!

Day Three

In the morning, you will travel to the fast-paced and exciting Meatpacking District for a day of education presented at Bumble and bumble University. In the evening, you will return to your home away from home to prepare for a night on broadway. After a group dinner you will take a short walk to the Winter Green Theatre on Broadway where you will rock out at Andrew Lloyd Webber’s newest musical, based on the film School of Rock!

Day Four

In the morning, the group will travel by subway to New York’s most famous neighborhood, Greenwich Village, for a guided tour. This Penrose Academy private tour will take you throughout Greenwich Village and SoHo. Following the tour you will have the choice to visit one of many New York attractions and explore on your own. Choices include: Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Empire State Building, Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, USS Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Ellis Island Museum, The Guggenheim Museum, Top of the Rock Observation Deck, Museum of Natural History, Tenement Museum or a Broadway show of your choice. In the evening you will enjoy dinner at Trademark Taste + Grind, a new american restaurant offering thoughtful comfort food.

Day Five

Enjoy a free morning before departing hotel as a group for our afternoon flight home.

Past Trips

A poster advertising a school trip to NYC in 2015

A poster advertising a school trip to NYC in 2014

A poster advertising a school trip to NYC in 2013

A poster advertising a school trip to NYC in 2012

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