Stagecoach Derby

Welcome to Stagecoach Derby 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 Derby, stretching young imaginations and helping to develop confidence, physical awareness and communication. All of this takes place in a safe, happy, friendly and fun filled environment led by a team of experienced teachers. Our aim is to help each child reach their individual goals whilst building their confidence and unleashing their creativity.
Hayley has been teaching at Stagecoach for 10 years; following a natural progression, she took the opportunity to take over the School as Principal.


Principal Hayley Greenway Yau

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



As part of being a part of Stagecoach, we offer all students the opportunity to sit LAMDA exams. Our LAMDA teacher Judi Sircom has an 100% pass rate and gives our students tailored private lessons at competitive prices.

Weekly Classes

Early Stages (for ages 4-6 yrs)

Stagecoach Early Stages
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)

Stagecoach Main Stages
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)

Further Stages (for ages 15+ yrs)

Stagecoach Further Stages
Our advanced musical theatre sessions give talented students the chance to extend their performance skills.  Through in-depth training and master classes, we help students to hone their skills in singing, dancing and acting.  We also give students the confidence to audition for theatre and vocational drama schools (if that is their goal) and make sure they are well prepared for interviews and auditions. 

Fees in accordance with Main Stages.

Holiday Workshops

Meet The Team

Principal - Hayley Greenway Yau

Hayley is a well-known singing teacher/vocal coach in her local area and many of her students have progressed to have successful music careers, appeared in tv commercials, theatre and film. As a singer, she has worked professionally across the industry and performed her original music at the Derby Folk Festival, OxFest, Tattoo Festival and Y-Not Festival. Her love of the arts has inspired her choice of career. After teaching at Stagecoach for 10 years; following a natural progression, Hayley took the opportunity to take over the School as Principal.

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