Stagecoach Stirling

A very warm welcome from Stagecoach Performing Arts School Stirling! We offer quality part-time training in the Performing Arts for children aged 4-18yrs, covering Singing, Dancing and Acting. As part of one of the longest running and most successful children’s performing arts schools network in the world, Stagecoach Stirling is more than just a drama school, theatre school or stage school.
Our aspiration is that Stagecoach Stirling is a buzzing, inspirational environment in which the students feel encouraged to reach their full potential, whether they are coming to develop confidence, make friends or with a professional performing arts career in their sights. Stagecoach Stirling is an all-inclusive school, no matter what your talents or abilities. Our team of professional teachers provide a safe space in which to nurture your child’s skills, not just as performers but also as individuals with life-long skills.
We are proud to offer a full and rounded education, teaching life skills to build confidence and stretch imaginations through singing, acting and dance classes.
For more information or to reserve your place, get in touch today!

Principal Carris Donaldson

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Meet The Team


Summer Workshop Review

"My daughter recently attended a Summer workshop at Stagecoach and she loved it. At the start she was a bit uncomfortable, but the Stagecoach team did a great job to make her feel comfortable in the new environment and as a result she was confident for the show. I want to thank them all for their help and support my daughter enjoyed the whole week"

Film and Media Term

Next term we're giving the students creative freedom! Working in their groups they will create their very own mini films/programmes with guidance from our teachers. An external company will come in to film and edit their scenes before showing all their hard work at our very own movie premiere. Enrolling now for our Autumn term.

Disney 'Dance the Dream'

We are ecstatic to announce that Stagecoach Stirling has the opportunity to perform at Disneyland Paris in July 2019. Your child has the chance to perform in the Disneyland Paris parade and take part in vocal workshops with Disney professionals. We are taking the Disney magic to another level! Get in touch today to find out more!

Matilda Theatre Trip

Excited to announce that we have a limited number of tickets for our students to go to the Edinburgh Playhouse to see the FIRST UK TOUR OF MATILDA!! This truly magical show is not to be missed. Book your space today. A ticket for the Stalls and return coach travel for only £65.00, this trip will be fully chaperoned.

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

Meet The Team

Principal - Carris Donaldson

Carris has always had creative flair. After completing an Art and Design course at college she went left field and began a successful career in hospitality, winning many awards. She moved up through the management ladder but decided this year that it was time to leave the industry and follow her heart and return to education. Carris was ready to begin a teacher education degree at university when the amazing opportunity to become a Stagecoach Franchisee arose. It was the perfect blend- the chance to provide children with great skills and exciting opportunities but within a highly creative atmosphere.
Carris has spent many years helping at Stagecoach Edinburgh and has always loved the lively atmosphere and inspirational teaching. She is excited to be taking on the role of Principal and Franchisee of Stagecoach Stirling and looks forward to the challenge of continuing the success of the school and making it a strong, creative and nurturing environment for children and young people.

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