Drama, Dance and Singing Classes in Shaftesbury

Welcome to Stagecoach Shaftesbury

A welcoming word from our Principal Diana Waterman.
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

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Stagecoach Acting, Singing and Dance Classes & Times

Early Stages (for ages 4-6 yrs)

Equivalent to just

£9per hour
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

(90 minutes each week)

Main Stages (for ages 6-18 yrs)

Equivalent to just

£9per hour
Main Stages classes are split in three age appropiate 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

(3 hours each week)
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 school.