Stagecoach Huddersfield performing arts school offers high quaility training in the performing arts. Children from all across Huddersfield attend our excellent classes in dance, singing and drama and receive a full and rounded performing arts education. Our school is unique in the fact it delivers performing arts training to children of ALL abilities and ages. Our younger students aged 4-6 have 30 mins training in each discipline; singing, dance and drama, they learn performance skills and build their confidence in lessons that are fun and nurturing. Our older students aged 6-18 attend 1 hour classes in all three areas; singing, dance and drama. Parentsattend at least 2 performances of their children's work a year and they will also receive an annual report of their child's progress and achievements in their singing dance and drama classes.
Our dynamic and caring teachers have extensive experience in both teaching and performing, passing on their knowledge of dancing, singing, drama and acting. Classes are fun, engaging and equip children with both performing skills and skills for life. In dance classes they will learn many different styles of dance; jazz, musical theatre, street dance, pop and commercial style and theatre craft. Dance enables children to develop poise and a good posture, increases their awareness of rhythm and improves their fitness. In drama students learn poetry, perform plays, devise their own acting pieces and scenes. Drama classes really help to encourage clear speaking, creative thinking and teamwork. Our singing classes cover many genres including; musical theatre, classical pieces, pop songs and work on singing in harmony, as a choir and are also given the chance to sing solo. They learn essential breathing techniques and the correct way to use their voices.
Our students are given a multitude of performing experiences, both in house and in public. Children can also choose to join our Stagecoach Agency, where they will have the chance to audition for professional acting, singing and dance work. Every child is given the chance to develop and grow in a safe, nurturing environment. National events give children the opportunity to act, sing and dance on many different professional stages across the country. Students are also offered the chance to study towards examinations in acting, drama and speaking verse and prose.
HOW TO FIND US
Stagecoach Huddersfield operates out of Newsome High School where we enjoy their fantastic facilities. We are lucky enough to be able to use their large fully equipped theatre and a spacious mirrored dance studio. There is plenty of esay access parking for parents. Please enter the school by the main entrance, where our School Principal, Ruth, will be there to greet you and your child.