Stagecoach Swansea

Welcome to Stagecoach Swansea Performing Arts for children. We offer singing, dancing and acting lessons.

We provide part-time training in the Performing Arts for children aged 4-18 years. Our aim is to nurture and develop young potential through singing, drama and dance classes for children - stretching young imaginations, building confidence and life skills whilst also having fun! Our Principal , Luan has a background as a professional dancer and choreographer, having trained at a full-time London Stage school herself (Italia Conti) as a young child then going onto pursue her love of Dance Theatre at the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. She is fully committed to providing a first class experience for her students, helping them grow in confidence, understand that "Teamwork makes a Dream work" as well as achieving individual goals and ambitions.

"Summer camp alert!  A Summer Holiday Workshops for 4-18 year olds.  With Drama, Dance & Singing. Your kids will put on a show helped by our experienced teachers in a fun filled Summer School 2020 with a difference!" Enrol Now!
 

We offer Performing Arts Exams

Principal Luan Davies - PGCE Cert. Ed. BA. Dip. UKA

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


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Early Stages Spring

Early Stage students will discover the magic of Creativity during the Spring Term through exploration of two different themes! They will have a short assessment at during the half term point! We can't wait to explore and discover the magic of imagination again this term!

Julius Caesar

35 Stagecoach Swansea students performed an abridged version of "Julius Caesar" as part of The Shakespeare Schools Festival at The Taliesin Arts Centre in November 2019 and were fantastic. The Company rehearsed every Saturday for an hour on top of their usual Stagecoach session - Well Done to all involved.

Summer Workshops 2020!

We had an amazing Summer school this year which culminated in a full blown production of "Return To Fantasy Island"! Don't miss out - let us know if you would like to reserve a place in August 2020 to Book your place now - 3rd to the 7th August 2020!

Spring Term - Main School

Students at Main school will study a well known musical and explore many different characters. Performances will take place at The Dylan Thomas School Theatre on the 27th & 28th March to an audience of Friends & Family.

Further Stages Class!

Due to popular demand for places at Stagecoach Swansea, we expanded into an older age group with the opening of a Further Stages Class in January 2019! Students aged 15 plus are able to develop their skills further through master classes and in-depth training in Dance , Drama and Singing!

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)

Further Stages (for ages 15+ yrs)

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 - Luan Davies - PGCE Cert. Ed. BA. Dip. UKA

Luan trained at The Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts, London and completed her degree in Dance Theatre at the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. Luan's teaching experience includes lecturing dance GCSE, A level, BTEC Performing Arts courses and jazz to BA students at The Welsh College for Music and Drama and Stagecoach. Luan regularly delivers training in leading dance in early years and primary school settings. Her performance and choreographic work has varied from pantomime to multimedia projects and credits include the film 'Very Annie Mary', S4C's Planed Plant, Theatr Na N'og and Mapa Mundi. 
 
Luan has a keen interest in seeing children's dance drama and singing talents develop. She undertook a PGCE Certificate in Education to discover more about how children learn and how to achieve the very best from classroom management and behaviour. Luan regularly provides consultancy for early years teachers in Swansea and Cardiff in how to put on interesting, theme based performances and/or assemblies. She has also mentored teachers in how to teach quality dance in education on a practical basis and also in planning schemes of work. 
 
Luan keeps up to date with continued professional development, first aid and child protection issues.

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