Stagecoach Altrincham

Welcome to Stagecoach Altrincham where we provide quality part-time performing arts training for children and teenagers aged 4-18yrs. Our aim is to nurture and develop young potential through singing, acting and dance classes in Altrincham, stretching young imaginations and building confidence.

Your child will participate in the three disciplines of the performing arts in a weekly three hour session. Children are split into three groups of similar ages and study each discipline for one hour in detail. They are taught to express themselves creatively and effectively whilst learning at their own speed.

We offer Performing Arts Exams

Principal Marion Hankin

Your child is in safe hands. All of our Team are Enhanced DBS checked.


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We have worked with our talented teachers to create a calendar of fun and exciting classes for our students to attend. Our three disciplines, singing, dancing and acting classes will be delivered to you every Saturday from 6th June. All you need is access to a computer and a safe space so your child can jump straight back into Stagecoach!


Congratulations to all 172 students at Altrincham Stagecoach who took part in the 30th Anniversary production of Beauty and the Beast Junior. We are now proud holders of a Guinness World Record. What an achievement. You should all be very proud of this.

Beauty & The Beast

At Stagecoach Altrinchamwe are super excited to announce a fantastic performance opportunity for our students and for new starters in 2018. Our school will take part in performing Beauty and the Beast on July 1st 2018 in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record. Stagecoach schools across the UK and abroad will simultaneously perform the show

Halloween Flashmob

On Sunday 28th Altrincham Stagecoach organised a Flashmob with 10 other Stagecoach schools with over 800 people performing. Here's a sneak preview of the performance.


Due to an Electrical Fault the school can not open tomorrow 7th December. As this should have been the last day of term we will postpone this to the 14th December when the school will run as normal. Please accept my sincere apologies for any inconvenience this may cause you and we hope to see you all on the 14th December.

Current parents please check your emails for details and actions required. We can't wait to be back.

Weekly Classes

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.

(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!

(3 hrs each week)

Holiday Workshops

Themed Children's Parties

Birthdays & Celebrations

We understand that with the increasing demands on parents, juggling the pressures of work and family life, time is of the essence. Therefore Stagecoach Parties provide a way to remove the stress from what should be a day of celebration for everyone and allow you to sit back, relax and let us do all the work! Whether they want to be fairies, pirates or detectives, there is a Stagecoach Party for everyone!

Meet The Team

Principal - Marion Hankin

Marion is an accomplished and experienced musician, dancer and actress, having danced and sung at leading local theatres and performed with the Royal Shakespeare Company at Stratford. Previously to Marion running the school, she was the full-time dance teacher. "Stagecoach is a huge part of my life, I had been teaching at Altrincham for 3 years and when the opportunity came to run the school 16 years ago I jumped at the chance and  have never looked back.  I have a fabulous team of teachers, take a look below for an insight to their achievements and talent that they each in turn pass on to our students in our weekly lessons".

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