Stagecoach Theatre Arts

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Stagecoach Theatre Arts Ltd.
Type of business Private
Founded 1988 (1988)
Headquarters Walton-on-Thames,
, United Kingdom
Area served Australia
United Kingdom
Founder(s) Stephanie Manuel, David Sprigg
Industry Theatre Arts
Slogan(s) Creative Courage For Life
(see list of localized domain names)
Current status Active

Stagecoach Theatre Arts Ltd is a professional part-time theatre arts School with over 600 schools in the United Kingdom. Training is offered in singing, dancing and acting. Stagecoach operates one of the largest networks in the UK with 40,000 students and 9 other countries worldwide; in addition there are offshoots such as annual performance opportunities at Disneyland Paris, performances at Her Majesty's Theatre in London, Stagecoach Teacher Training, Regional Choirs and Dance Troupes.

Stagecoach Theatre Arts is a franchises for part-time theatre arts schools in Australia, Canada, Germany, Gibraltar, Malta, Spain and the UK..[1]


Stagecoach Theatre Arts Ltd is a national network of part-time theatre schools for young people aged 4 to 18 years, it was founded by Stephanie Manuel and David Sprigg in 1988 in Surrey.

Early Stages (4 to 6 years old)[edit]

Children aged 4–6 years are introduced to Stagecoach through Early Stages classes which run for a shorter period of 90 minutes, split into three 30 minute sessions in dance, drama and singing.

Main School (6 to 16 years old)[edit]

Stagecoach offer singing, drama and dancing lessons all in one place over a three-hour time slot, the schools operate for three hours each week during term-time, either after school or at weekends where kids learn to sing, dance and act.

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ "Stagecoach Part Time Theatre Arts School". Stagecoach Theatre Arts plc. Retrieved 2008-10-10. 

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