Drama, Dance and Singing Classes in Shaftesbury

Welcome to Stagecoach Shaftesbury

Performing Arts School for 4-18 years.
Welcome to Stagecoach Shaftesbury the local Stagecoach for Blandford Forum, Gillingham and Sturminster Newton areas where we provide quality part-time training in the performing arts for children aged 4-18yrs. Our aim is to nurture and develop young potential through singing, acting and dance classes in Shaftesbury, stretching young imaginations and building confidence.


Open every Saturday morning during term time and workshops during the school holidays, come join the fun!
Principal: Diana Waterman - A.L.A.M dip.perf

Stagecoach Acting, Singing and Dance Classes & Times

Early Stages (for ages 4-6 yrs)

Early Stages classes run alongside the main Stagecoach schools, where young people learn skills in each of the three Musical Theatre disciplines of singing, dancing & drama, so it is an easy step when it is time to transfer to the next stage.

Fees: £162 per term / £13.50 per week
(Weekly cost is based on 36 weeks of tuition a year)


Payment options available. Scottish fees may vary.


(90 minutes each week)

Main Stages (for ages 6-18 yrs)

Main Stages classes are split in three age appropriate groups, where young people learn new skills in each of the complementary Musical Theatre disciplines of singing, dancing & drama. We nurture the shy and apprehensive, until they find their feet and voice, whilst at the same time developing and channelling those with bundles of talent, confidence and energy. We believe in the potential of every child!

Fees: £324 per term / £27.00 per week 
(Weekly cost is based on 36 weeks of tuition a year)

Payment options available. Scottish fees may vary.


(3 hrs each week)
Please use the online payment for existing students or, a new student whose place has been confirmed by the local principal.
We are now based at Shaftesbury School in Salisbury Road, Shaftesbury SP7 8ER. The school is easily accessible with free parking adjacent. Salisbury Road is off the Royal Chase Roundabout and is also the road leading into the centre of Shaftesbury. Buses drop off at the Town Hall, approximately 5 minutes walking distance from the performing arts school.

Principals home address: 58 Radipole Lane, Weymouth, Dorset DT4 9RR