Program Overview

For more than two decades, teachers and school administrators from the U.S., Canada, Europe and Australia. have been relying on Stars at Sea. From Ballet to Ballroom and Choirs to String quartets, we are the one-stop resource that combines luxury cruise vacations with fantastic performance opportunities. For a PDF program overview, click here. The Stars at Sea experience:

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The Cruise

  • Choose from one of the best and most popular cruise brands; Royal Caribbean International; Celebrity Cruises; Carnival Cruise Lines
  • Better value than land-based options
  • Adventure awaits at every port. Exotic destinations from tropical private islands to world class cities
  • Legendary dining options
  • Professional entertainment - Broadway style reviews, comedians and specialty acts
  • Incredible shipboard amenities - Ice skating, mini golf, surf simulators, rock climbing walls zip lines, basketball courts and bumper cars available on select ships
  • Award winning youth and teen programs
  • Well appointed accommodation
  • Day spa and fitness centers
  • Increased security and peace of mind over land-based options
  • Onshore adventures and excursions available
  • Travel education
  • Memories to last a lifetime!

The Performance

  • A professional performance venue
  • Two 30 min. performances scheduled on 6+ night itineraries (teacher / director may chose to do only one)
    • One hour rehearsal
  • One 30 min. performance scheduled on 5-night and shorter itineraries
    • 45 min. rehearsal
  • A Shipboard Group Coordinator to answer questions and offer assistance during your cruise
  • Production technician(s) and stage manager during rehearsal and performance
  • Thank you gift for each performer
  • Commemorative group trophy
  • One hour educational workshop, subject to shipboard production cast availability
  •  Convenient one point of contact for cruise and performance booking
  • Exciting land-based options also available
  • Ballroom opportunities are individually customized based on dance floor requirements. Contact us for best options

The Company

  • Established in 1987
  • Operating divisions in Education (dance / music), international talent competition, retail and manufacturing
  • Conceptually designed a performance opportunity for students of the Fine Arts onboard luxury cruise ships in 1994
  • Contracted with Royal Caribbean International to offer the 'Ultimate Performance Opportunity' on the worlds best cruise ships in 1995
  • Contracted with Norwegian Cruise Lines in 1999
  • Contracted with Carnival Cruise Lines in 2001

Stars at Sea

  • Designed around the needs, wants and expectations of students, teachers and the family members who support them
  • Celebrating 20 years offering performance programs on luxury cruise ships
  • More than 1,500 groups, 55,000 performers and 150,000 guests have cruised / performed with Stars at Sea
  • 89% group repeat statistic
  • More than 50 sales advocates located throughout The United States, Canada, England and Australia
  • A team oriented program, led by hands-on management