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Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks; Marge and Gower Champion; Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine

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6 Days | 5 Nights
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Travel to St. Petersburg, “The Sunshine City”, for the opportunity to learn about three of America’s most famous artistic duos. Prepare to laugh as you study the comedic masterminds of Reiner and Brooks through lectures, stories and performance clips. Marvel at the chemistry between Marge and Gower Champion, who produced some of the most visually stunning and groundbreaking dance scenes of the 1950’s. Finally, learn how husband and wife Danny Kay and Sylvia Fine successfully collaborated to produce over four decades of material.


• Discover the works of comic geniuses Carle Reiner and Mel Brooks, who created some of the best skits in comedy history together.
• Explore the lives of Marge and Gower Champion – the immensely popular husband and wife dance duo – and experience their dance both as a couple and individual performer.
• Step into the lives and careers of actor Danny Kay and writer Sylvia Fine, who worked together for over four decades to create a series of American classics.

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There is minimal walking and standing on this program.

Coordinated by Eckerd College.

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at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
13 Expert-led lectures
3 Field trips


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