Stagecoach Reading East

With over 700 theatre schools worldwide and more than 40,000 students, Stagecoach is one of the longest running and most successful performing arts schools network in the world.

We ensure that each child gets the most out of their experience by building life skills and confidence while having lots of fun. Stagecoach Reading East opened in 2005 and many of our students have gone on to achieve great things.

We offer Performing Arts Exams

Principal Chris Rosser

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

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 - Chris Rosser

Chris has 10 years of professional theatre experience teaching, directing and acting with young people. Originally from the USA, Chris began as the Head of Theatre at Independent Lake Summer Camp in Pennsylvania before becoming the Managing Director of Prairie Fire Children's Theatre in Minnesota where he oversaw the artistic direction of children's musicals, comedies, plays and workshops across the country. He has also worked in depth with physically and developmentally challenged children of all ages. Since making his home in the UK in 2013, Chris has become an Education Coordinator for young people in London and taught as a Drama teacher for multiple Stagecoach schools around the area. As Principal of Stagecoach Reading East, Chris is committed to helping every student develop their strengths and embrace their creativity with guidance from him and the talented team of teachers. 

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